Rotational Midwife (Group-Wide Campaign)

Barts Health NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum + HCAS (site dependent)
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced band 6 midwife who is passionate about delivering high, quality care, along with achieving the highest possible patient experience? Then we want to hear from you as we have several opportunities available within our Maternity Services for Band 6 Midwives. Full and part time hours are considered.

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic midwife to join our maternity services at the Barts Health NHS Trust to provide a comprehensive midwifery care in acute and primary health care setting within the model of care practised in the maternity services and to provide the highest standard of individualised and holistic patient care, in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team.

At Barts Health NHS Trust our local community is home to families from a diverse mix of ethnicity, social challenge and health needs. We provide Maternity Services to approximately 17000 women a year and support 14000 births across three hospitals in very modern up to date facilitates. We have a level 2 and 3 neonatal units situated within the trust as well as excellent facilities in Fetal and Maternal Medicine. You have the flexibility to choose where you want to work.

Main duties of the job

To provide a comprehensive midwifery care in acute and primary health care setting within the model of care practised in the maternity services. To provide the highest standard of individualised and holistic patient care, in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team.

The post holder must be confident in the delivery of normal midwifery and complex care to women and be able to support junior staff in acquiring these skills. The post holder will work with the intrapartum Managers to ensure staff deliver a level of service that is equitable, person-centred evidence-based care that are consistent with the recommendations of all relevant reports and guidelines.

To provide personalised care and support to all women accessing our services within the community for antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care. The post holder, is expected to be able to facilitate evidenced based informed choice, as well as respect for their decision at every stage of the pregnancy journey regardless of medical needs or otherwise.

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 full 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. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife - minimum 1 year experience


  • Mentorship or practice assessor qualification
  • Working towards MSc



  • Ability to work as part of a multi- disciplinary team
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels across the department and directorate.
  • Ability to communicate with patients in an empathetic manner regarding their treatment and procedures in their care.
  • Can demonstrate an enthusiastic, approachable and friendly manner.
  • Ability to communicate both verbal and written effectively.
  • Ability to demonstrate enthusiasm towards teaching and sharing knowledge.


  • Ability to offer constructive suggestions for service improvement.



  • Empower and enable staff to contribute to the delivery of high-quality personal care
  • Ability to prioritise clinical work effectively
  • Ability to participate in health promotion activities to include antenatal classes/clinics
  • Ability to identify the learning needs of others and provide support to address them.
  • Ability to self-reflect, carry out tasks of own job and identify what she/he needs to learn to be able to do current job effectively
  • Ability to identify deteriorating patients and take appropriate action
  • Ability to treat everyone with whom they come into contact with dignity and respect.
  • Ability to record and report back accurately and fully on patient assessments undertaken and risks identified


  • Demonstrate a greater understanding of learning needs and evidence of facilitation skills.
  • Ability to identify how to manage how health safety and security can improved.
  • Experience of caring for at risk / socially excluded patient



  • Can demonstrate knowledge of current and emerging health care issues.
  • Can demonstrate knowledge of health, safety and security
  • Ability to evaluate effectiveness of quality improvements and develop actions plans identifying improvements.


  • Knowledge of current and emerging NHS strategy and policy.



  • Ability to deal with obstetric emergencies.
  • Ability to carry out essential and appropriate midwifery care and procedures.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret fetal heart rate, including intermittent auscultation and cardiotocography recordings
  • Ability to recognise own limits and work within those limits of competence.
  • Ability to self-reflect on practice.
  • Ability to take an active role in agreed learning activities and keep record of them.
  • Ability to work within set timelines prioritising competing deadlines
  • Computer literacy - Microsoft 365 and electronic patients records


  • Ability to monitor the quality of own and others work.
  • Ability to demonstrate enthusiasm towards teaching and sharing knowledge.
  • Ability to use and maintain resources efficiently and effectively and encourage others to do so.
  • Ability to identify and take action when own or other's undermines equality and diversity.
  • Ability to effectively carry out service evaluation tasks when requested.



  • Ability to store data / information safely and correctly
  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet service requirement.
  • The duties outlined above are subject to changes, after consultation with postholder, to meet the needs of the service/organisation.


  • Be able to drive (if community)

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Cross Site


E1 1BB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

259-5534335-Cross Site-C

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