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Registered Midwife

Barts Health NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 Per annum inc
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Midwives who would like the opportunity to develop their clinical and management skills. This will include both permanent and fixed term contracts. These posts are ideal for band 6 to develop management skills and leadership.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and experienced Midwives to deliver excellent leadership to the Delivery team. You also need to be able to demonstrate excellent clinical skills to support and develop junior Midwives.

Band 7 co-ordinator is responsible and accountable for safe and effective person centred care is provided by Midwives and support staff to meet the individual needs of pregnant women.

Demonstrate effective resource management to include budgets and non-pay resources.

Implement effect risk management processes within the MDT

Provide a supportive environment that enable staff and students to develop ongoing learning.

Are you an enthusiastic, motivated Midwife who wishes to develop their management skills and career to give women a great birthing experience?

Main duties of the job

The job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application, please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Knowledge


  • Registered Midwife
  • Intravenous accreditation
  • Experience as practising midwife and Fulfils KSF outline for Midwife practitioner (Band 6
  • Post registration experience including a recent experience on the Labour Ward/Birth centre
  • Prep for Mentorship course or equivalent


  • BSc or working towards
  • Newborn examination

Skills & Abilities


  • Ability to work as part of a multi disciplinary team
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels across the Department and Directorate/Trust/Organisations
  • The ability to communicate with patients in an empathetic manner regarding their treatment and procedures.
  • The ability to communicate with patients in an empathetic manner regarding their treatment and procedures.
  • Can demonstrate an enthusiastic, approachable and friendly manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and oral. Effective presentation skills
  • Ability to teaching and share knowledge
  • Understanding of own Knowledge and Skills Framework and ability to identify learning needs and interests
  • Ability to self reflect, carry out tasks of own job and identify what s/he needs to learn to able to do current job better
  • Ability to take an active role in agreed learning activities and keeps a record of them
  • Demonstrates a greater understanding of learning needs and evidence of facilitation skills

Health, safety and security


  • Acts in a way that is consistent with legislation, policies and procedures and abide by the Trust Health and Safety policies
  • Ability to support others in maintaining health, safety and security
  • Ability to identify and assess the potential risks involved in work activities and processes for self and others
  • Ability to identify how to manage risks and help others manage risks

Service improvment


  • Ability to offer constructive suggestions for service improvement
  • Effectively carries out tasks related to evaluating services.
  • Understanding and rising to the challenges in service improvement
  • Ability to lead the Midwifery team in service improvement


  • Knowledge of current and emerging NHS strategy and policy



  • Ability to work within set time frames working to priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to monitor the quality of own and others work
  • Able to recognise own limits and work within those limits of competence
  • Ability to use and maintain resources efficiently and effectively and encourage others to do so

Equality & Diversity


  • Ability to treat everyone with whom s/he comes into contact with dignity and respect
  • Experience of Equal Opportunity polices and procedures
  • Ability to identify and take action when own or other's undermines equality and diversity

Promotion of health and well being and prevention of adverse effects on health and well being


  • Experience of caring for low risk as well as high dependency women in pregnancy, labour and postnatal delivery and supporting others to do so
  • Ability to actively involve people from target group in setting and implementing health and well being programmes

planning to meet health and wellbeing needs


  • Can show a non-judgemental approach to patient care
  • Ability to record and report back accurately and fully on patient assessments undertaken and risks identified

Protection of health and well being


  • Experience of caring for at risk / socially excluded patient.
  • Ability to work with others to produce detail plan to protect the health of Mother and Unborn child

Enablement to address Health and well being Needs


  • Can demonstrate a knowledge of current and emerging health care issues
  • Ability to identify deteriorating patients and take appropriate action
  • Ability to carry out and teach essential and appropriate Midwifery care and procedures including dealing with obstetric emergencies, suturing and cannulation.

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Whipps Cross University Hospital


E11 1NR

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