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Rotational Midwife Newly Qualified

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 5
Full Time
We have a mixture of permanent and fixed term posts, various hours, available to band 5 registered midwives.

Applicationswillbe considered also to thosemidwives who are due to qualify in Jan 2024

The successful candidate will be autonomous practitioner, taking responsibility for the provision of care throughout the antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal periods for women and babies in the hospital/community setting. You will be responsible for the assessment, planning and implementation of care to both high and low risk women in the antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal period, also supporting the team/ward in the effective management of the clinical area. You will support, supervise and teach staff/students evidence based client centred care, which is of a high standard, being responsible for ensuring that all care is delivered according to Trust policies and procedures and maintaining associated records of care.

We have a robust preceptorship package in place for newly qualified midwives and a dedicated Practice Development Midwife.

Main duties of the job

  • To be responsible for assessment, development, planning, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care for normal midwifery throughout pregnancy, labour and post-delivery.
  • To identify clients for referral to other specialists when needs and risks are beyond one's own scope of practice, working in collaboration with these specialists to continue to meet the needs of clients.
  • To use a multidisciplinary approach when planning and delivering care utilising other members of the primary health care team, other services and voluntary organisations embracing the public health agenda.
  • Ensure that all clinical environments are conductive to meeting the needs of the patients at all times.
  • To lead others in the development of knowledge and clinical practice.
  • To be aware of WUTH safeguarding children procedures and have the knowledge and ability to make appropriate referrals to social services.
  • Ensure that all clinical environments are conductive to meeting the needs of the patients at all times.

About us

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as competent and caring staff by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of �337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description for further information about the Midwife position available at WUTH.

Person Specification

Qualifications, Specific Experience & Training


  • Registered Midwife
  • Evidence of study at Level 5


  • Post registration experience

Other Requirements


  • Possession of a Driving License and access to a car

Knowledge & Skills


  • Registered Midwife
  • Commitment to work towards completion of local preceptorship programme.
  • Maintain an awareness of issues relating to midwifery on the national agenda
  • Possess enthusiasm, drive and self-motivation
  • Reliable and flexible approach to work


  • Knowledge of Trust policies

Personal Attributes


  • Good interpersonal/communication and listening skills
  • Professionalism and confidentiality
  • Team worker and ability to work on own initiative
  • Awareness of Equality and Diversity
  • IT skills
  • Warm, empathic, supportive and approachable personality

Employer details

Employer name

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Wirral Women and Children's Hospital

Arrowe Park Road


CH49 5PE

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