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Integrated Midwife (Hospital and Community)

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £42,618 a year pa/pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
1 Mar 2024
We are committed to helping our staff balance their work, home lives, and ensure they feel supported, valued, and appreciated so whilst you care for our patients and clients, we'll take care of you.

We offer many different ways of helping staff including career development opportunities, flexible working, good annual leave and pension schemes, health and wellbeing packages and financial support systems.

Joining the Trust also allows you access to a number of saving options via our salary sacrifice schemes and a wide range of discount opportunities with retailers and service providers.

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is looking for motivated and enthusiastic midwives to join our Maternity Services Team. This is an exciting time to join the Trust as we work towards the national vision informed by the Maternity Services Review: Better Births (2016) and implementation of the Ockendon Independent Maternity Review - immediate and essential actions.

There are opportunities for Band 5 and 6 Midwives to join the Jessop Wing Midwifery Team at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, with current vacancies within our inpatient area and all our community teams, based throughout Sheffield. We can also offer hybrid working with days in both the community and inpatient setting. We are aspiring to the long-term ambition to deliver Continuity of Care to mothers and babies within Sheffield.

*Candidates can only be considered who have either NMC registration*

Main duties of the job


To assess, plan, implement and evaluate midwifery care, working collaboratively with women to ensure excellent standards of care.

To gain the skills, knowledge and competence to act as a responsible, autonomous midwifery practitioner within a supportive team.

To be aware of the local and national public health agenda, contributing positively to achieving targets that will reduce inequalities and improve health outcomes for women and their babies.

To provide midwifery advice and support women in making choices for their care and that of their babies.

Assess complex health and wellbeing needs, working with the multidisciplinary team to develop, monitor and review care plans to meet those needs.

To uphold effective communication and provide clear and concise handover to multidisciplinary team members.

To act sensitively, confidentially and with empathy in demonstrating understanding of wide ranging physical and emotional needs.

About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

The Directorate of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology is based at the Jessop Wing which is linked to the Royal Hallamshire Hospital. The maternity unit has over 6800 births per year and is a Regional Tertiary Maternity Service with a Level 3 Neonatal Unit of 44 cots. A tertiary Gynae-Oncology service and a changing Gynaecology Service, which includes an Assisted Conception Unit, complete the services within the Directorate.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Please also note this vacancy is banded dependent upon applicants experience relevant to this post. The banding of the successful applicant/s will start at Band 5 unless applicants meet the necessary threshold of skills and experience required to start on Band 6.

Person Specification



  • (Band 5 & 6) NMC Registered Midwife
  • (Band 6) Diploma or degree


  • (Band 6) Leadership qualification
  • (Band 6) Newborn Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) qualification or working towards
  • (Band 5) Diploma/Degree qualification or evidence of relevant post basic ongoing education.



  • (Band 6) Be able to demonstrate relevant experience and have the requisite level of competencies at Band 6
  • (Band 6) Evidence Based Practice
  • (Band 6) Experience of implementing change management
  • (Band 6) Evidence of practice development
  • (Band 6) Experience of co-ordinating a team
  • (Band 6) Compliant with Level 3 Safeguarding Standards
  • (Band 5) Experience of working within the NHS environment and within women's health / maternity services.


  • (Band 5 & 6) Caring for women with health inequalities and special needs.
  • (Band 6) Research and audit experience

Skills and abilities


  • (Band 6) Excellent interpersonal skills
  • (Band 6) Practical clinical skills required include: phlebotomy, episiotomy, suturing and IV drugs and cannulation
  • (Band 6) Must be able to demonstrate the English language proficiency level required for this post
  • (Band 6) IT skills
  • (Band 5) Professional approach


  • (Band 6) Leadership skills
  • (Band 6) Evidence of innovation/initiative
  • (Band 6) Antenatal clinics & screening experience
  • (Band 5) Decision making skills
  • (Band 5) Demonstrate PROUD values

Personal attributes


  • (Band 6) Verbal and written communication skills
  • (Band 6) MDT Team Working
  • (Band 6) High level of personal motivation
  • (Band 6) Continuing Professional Development
  • (Band 6) Decision making skills
  • (Band 6) Demonstrate a positive and solution focused attitude

Other requirements


  • (Band 6) Must be willing to work flexible hours
  • (Band 6) Must be flexible to meet the needs of the service
  • (Band 5 & 6) It is an essential requirement of the role that the post holder has a valid driving licence and is either a car owner or able to use a car for work purposes.
  • (Band 5) Adaptable and flexible
  • (Band 5) Enthusiastic and motivated



  • (Band 5) Undertaking preceptorship


  • (Band 5) Working knowledge of child protection issues

Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Jessop Wing

Tree Root Walk


S10 2SF

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