Preceptee Midwife

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata if part time
Closing date
12 Dec 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently offering a welcome payment to join us as a clinical band 5 or 6 midwife - �1500 on joining the trust and a further �1500 at the end of your first year of service (subject to a two year contract).

Our incredible midwives make a huge difference to the life changing experiences for parents and families here at Salisbury Maternity Unit. As you start your professional career, you are likely looking for an organisation that can offer a preceptorship programme with dedicated support from peers and your named preceptor to help your transition from student midwife to autonomous practitioner. We recognise the pivotal moment this step is and offer an exciting opportunity for you to join a newly developed progressive team in the Salisbury Maternity Unit.

At Salisbury, our focus is on supporting and developing your skills and knowledge in the Antenatal, Intrapartum and Postnatal areas within the new preceptorship programme as a newly qualified midwife. We offer group preceptee days, clinical supernumerary time and clinical shifts with your preceptor during our 12 month programme as you enhance your skills in our inpatient settings.

See all about our Maternity Unit:-Join us as a Preceptee Midwife - YouTube

For more information about joining maternity please head to Joining our Maternity Team at Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Main duties of the job

The midwife must be prepared to undertake the preceptorship programme which is designed to support and develop key additional competencies for newly qualified midwives.

The postholder will be able to provide comprehensive midwifery care in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visiting

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife



  • previous NHS experience

Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust


Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust



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