Midwife - Band 6

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata if part time
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
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 team of committed, caring and experienced Midwives are at the heart of the life changing experiences parents and families have here at Salisbury Maternity Unit. We are now looking for likeminded individuals to join our team! We offer a friendly, supportive and safe service for women, their partners, babies and their families. We offer a variety of opportunities for midwives wishing to work in both the community and hospital settings.

We are currently looking for experienced midwives who are enthusiastic and passionate about midwifery care and who can evidence professional integrity and an honest approach to embracing new opportunities and challenges.

See all about our Maternity Unit:- Working in the Maternity Department at SFT - YouTube

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

Main duties of the job

Ensuring the provision of safe, clinically effective, evidence based individualised care to all women who are either planning a pregnancy, during the course of pregnancy, labour or post-partum period.

This role will involve working as part of a team across all areas of the maternity services including the birth centre to respond to the needs of women and their families, providing support and advise based upon current research and public health agenda.

You will take charge of the ward/department in the absence of more senior staff and facilitate teaching, learning and development of all staff and students.

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 www.experiencesalisbury.co.uk

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife (Diploma/Degree in Midwifery Studies - now usually obtained during RM training is preferable) or Equivalent experience
  • To have completed a programme of preceptorshiop > 6 months + 6 months recent experience



  • 12 months NHS experience

Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust


Salisbury District Hospital

Odstock Road



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