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Midwife / Staff Nurse

East Cheshire NHS Trust
Victoria Road, Macclesfield
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
10 Dec 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
Here at Macclesfield Maternity and Special Care Baby Unit, we are actively working towards the reinstatement of our obstetric led maternity unit by April 2023.

We are looking for an adaptable individual who has excellent interpersonal skills, works well as part of the multi-disciplinary team, and has an ability to work under pressure, whilst moving the services forward.

We invite you to join our dynamic, friendly, and supportive team, who are actively working towards the reinstatement of our obstetric led maternity unit.

With the NHS Peoples Promise at the heart of our ethos we pride ourselves on being a small inclusive unit with a positive and compassionate culture.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and forward-thinking neonatal team. We are proud of our achievements at East Cheshire Trust, which set in the heart of the Cheshire countryside with easy access to the M6 motorway and Manchester. As a valued member of our neonatal unit you will be part of an innovative team that will help us to excel further to deliver our Trust objectives and values.

Hours per week: 22.00

Main duties of the job

If you are an enthusiastic and motivated Nurse or Midwife and are looking for a permanent post on a Neonatal Unit that provides individualised, high quality , holistic care, with an emphasis on working in partnership with neonates and their families, then this is the job for you.

The successful candidate will be a Midwife or Nurse and preferably have neonatal experience, knowledge of family integrated care and the baby friendly initiative.

The Neonatal Unit at Macclesfield has 8 cots which delivers special/high dependency care and short term intensive care for sick and preterm newborns over 32 weeks gestation.

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of a band 6 shift leader and participate in shifts over a 24hr rota. Bank positions will also be considered.

Essential qualifications: Registered Nurse or Midwife.

Desirable Qualifications: North West Neonatal Induction program, Neonatal QIS or equivalent, Mentorship in Clinical practice NM6064 or equivalent.

About us

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters as part of ongoing monitoring.

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Experience


  • Some neonatal experience
  • Be aware of political issues affecting healthcare

Specific Job Requirements


  • Interest in Speciality


  • Experience in Speciality



  • Flexible
  • Be willing to work within the NNU on a rotation day/night system



  • NMC Registered Midwife/Nurse

Other Role Requirements


  • Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

Employer details

Employer name

East Cheshire NHS Trust


Macclesfield District

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL

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