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Day Assessment Unit Midwife

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
26 Sep 2023
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, enthusiastic Band 6 Midwife to join our team within the Day Assessment Unit at Colchester Hospital.

You will be expected to provide the full remit of midwifery care within the hospital setting as well as providing specific care for pregnant women within the day assessment unit this will include full assessment and escalation to registrar where necessary.

Main duties of the job

You will work in a variety of settings, which will include all antenatal, intrapartum, postnatal and community services, maintaining skills in all aspects of midwifery care. This is a post working within Day Assessment Unit and Triage scope of care it may however require shifts based rotationally on all areas of maternity care.

You will be the designated person to take charge of the telephone calls which are received via the triage telephone line.

About us

One of the largest Trusts in East Anglia, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) provide hospital and community health services to people living across a wide geographical area. We deliver care from two main hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, six community hospitals and in patients' own homes. You will be joining a team of almost 12,000 amazing colleagues providing care to approximately a million people.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, unsocial hours payments (if applicable), 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a variety of services. We offer a range of flexible working opportunities.

Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which do not work or cause time delays for our staff and patients.

To support our employees to achieve their career aspirations you may be eligible to obtain a qualification via an apprenticeship. All successful applicants will be required to undertake a skills review to facilitate this. For full details please see the attached Apprenticeship Handbook.

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge then we are keen to hear from you.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of theresponsibilitiesand dutiesof this role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification



  • oExperience at Band 6 for minimum of 12 months in midwifery
  • oExperience at Band 6 for minimum of 12 months in midwifery


  • oExperience at Band 6 for minimum of 12 months in midwifery
  • oExperience of caring for diabetic women



  • oRegistered Midwife
  • oMentorship qualification
  • oAttendance of approved midwifery study days


  • oDegree in Midwifery
  • oQualifications in diabetes or attended study days

Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust



Turner Road



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