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Integrated Midwife - Community *Internal Applicants Only*

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

Integrated Midwife - 8.25 Hours. Post open band 6 - Based at Workington Community Hospital

Provide woman-centred, safe, effective and compassionate midwifery care for women and their families throughout the antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal periods. Work autonomously to support all women with their birth choices, recognising when input from Obstetricians and other health professionals is needed and referring appropriately. Practice in accordance with the NMC code of professional conduct.

Maintain professional development, liaise with other professionals in the multidisciplinary team, and support the other midwives in developing the maternity services.

Main duties of the job

Provide high quality and responsive care to women and their families in the antenatal, intrapartum and post-natal period.

Work closely together with the multi-disciplinary team to achieve the best outcomes for women.

About us

At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.

Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
  • Being a clinically led organisation
  • Quality and safety at the heart
  • A positive patient experience every time
  • A great place to work
  • Managing our money wel

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

Across the North East and North Cumbria we are working together to deliver our ambition to be the greenest region in England by 2030. There is an expectation for all staff to support this by familiarising yourself with the Trust's sustainability initiatives such as waste and recycling, going paperless, videoconferencing, sustainable transport and others.

We encourage you to think about what you can do as an individual and within your team to contribute in to embedding carbon reduction into the everyday running of our organisation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.

Relocation assistance may be available for successful applicants moving to the region for certain posts. Please see our Policy for eligible vacancies?
  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

Important Information

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Disclosure and Barring Service:

On 28 November 2020, the new Disclosure and Barring Service filtering rules will come into effect.

The changes mean that:
  • youth cautions, reprimands and final warnings will no longer be subject to automatic disclosure
  • the multiple conviction rule has been removed, meaning that if an individual has more than one conviction, regardless of offence type or time passed, each conviction will be considered against the remaining rules individually, rather than being automatically disclosed.

If you are unsure about whether you need to disclose certain criminal record information, free confidential advice may be sought from one of the charity bodies listed below. These bodies can advise you on what you are legally required to declare and may also be able to advise you on how you can disclose criminal record information to a prospective employer and your legal rights when doing so.

Nacro Tel: 0300 123 1999, or email:

Unlock Tel: 01634 247350, email or complete the online form on the Unlock website

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: �18 + Administration cost of �3.85 = �21.85. Deducted at �6.85 from 1st month salary and �5 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

Enhanced Check: �38 + administration cost of �3.90 = �41.90. Deducted at �11.90 from 1st month salary and �10 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife
  • Further relevant development to postgraduate certificate or equivalent.
  • Current active NMC registration


  • Teaching certificate or equivalent.
  • Neonatal examination of the newborn certificate or equivalent.
  • Relevant postgraduate diploma or equivalent.
  • Essential IT skills (EITS) or equivalent



  • Clinical practice in all aspects of midwifery care.


  • Water birth.



  • Continuing professional development with portfolio.
  • NMC rules and code of practice.
  • Current local and national developments in maternity care.


  • Equality legislation and best practice.

Skills & Aptitidues


  • Ability to make informed decisions.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines.
  • Able to manage emergency and life-threatening situations.
  • Able to support women and their families in events e.g. stillbirths, undiagnosed genetic or birth deformities, child protection.
  • Ability to demonstrate the compassionate values and behaviours needed for dignified care.


  • Leadership skills
  • IT skills.
  • IV cannulation.
  • Perineal suturing.
  • Ability to change practice, using evidence-based research.

Personal Circumstances


  • Able to travel independently between sites as required.


  • Driving licence

Other Requirements


  • Able to participate in on-call rota for home births.

Employer details

Employer name

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust


Allerdale Community Midwives

Workington Community Hospital, Park Lane


CA14 2RW

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