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Midwife - Ipswich

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic Band 6 Registered Midwives to join our team providing excellent care for women and families at every stage.

As part of an existing team in based at Ipswich Hospital, you will support and work closely with the team to give our clients the best possible care during this exciting time in their lives.

As part of Better Births, we are committed to providing continuity at every opportunity and would like to welcome midwives who wish to be part of our woman-centred, family friendly care providing support & care with passion and integrity.

You will work in a variety of settings, which may include all antenatal, intrapartum, postnatal and community services, maintaining skills in all aspects of midwifery care on a rotational basis.

We will support you in developing your career and increasing your skills, whilst maintaining your work life balance.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to provide the full remit of midwifery care, moving towards a model of caseload management.

The post holder will be responsible for co-ordinating, planning, organising and directing activities to ensure optimum care is achieved and continued learning is created and maintained.

The post holder is designated to take charge of all clinical areas in the absence of the person who has continuing responsibility.

About us

We are ESNEFT and we provide hospital and community health services to almost one million people across east Suffolk and north Essex. Our dedicated staff deliver care from acute hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, community hospitals, surgeries, community clinics and in patients' own homes.

We are the largest NHS organisation in East Anglia, employing more than 12,000 staff.

We pride ourselves on supporting our staff. We offer a wide range of training and development opportunities, as well as flexible working options.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, unsocial hours payments (where applicable), 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a variety of services.

Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which cause time delays for our staff and patients.

We are investing in our commitment to Time Matters with a partnership with leading electronic patient record (EPR) supplier Epic. This digital transformation will bring what's widely regarded as the world's best EPR system to ESNEFT, transforming life in hospital for staff and patients.

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge, then we want to hear from you.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the responsibilities and duties of this role, please see the attached job description.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Registered Midwife.
  • Knowledge of NMC Handbook of midwives Rules, Code of Professional Conduct, Scope of Professional Practice and its application to clinical practice.
  • Meets with the requirements of PREP.


  • Has comprehensive knowledge of current practice in Midwifery.



  • Proven experience as band 5 in midwifery


  • Mentorship in practice

Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust


Ipswich Hospital

Heath Road



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