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Newly Qualified Midwives (York and Scarborough)

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
York or Scarborough
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum / pro rata
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking enthusiastic, Newly Qualified Midwives to join our existing Maternity teams across our York and Scarborough sites. As we embark on key transformational change, this is a fantastic time to join our trust and drive positive change.

As you commence your Midwifery career with us, you will be fully supported by our Retention Midwives and the Practice Education Team. We offer a robust induction period, followed by a comprehensive preceptorship programme, to support the consolidation of theory and practice acquired during your Midwifery training. You will be supported to acquire additional competencies and to care for our service users, in preparation for progression to Band 6.

With a strong Senior Leadership team, a drive for innovation and transformation, and a culture of providing psychological safety, we are an excellent choice for you to begin your Midwifery journey.

Main duties of the job

Successful candidates will work autonomously within locally agreed policies and guidelines, taking account of the NMC code in relation to practice.

You will be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation, and evaluation of programmes of care to women and their babies throughout pregnancy, Labour and the postnatal period.

You will manage your own workload and meet the needs of women and their babies. There will be a further requirement for more experienced Midwives to support students, our International Recruits, and Newly Qualified Midwives. Participating in an on-call rota may be applicable.

About us

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance from a range of providers

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A full description of the role is available in the attachment: job description.

Working for the Trust

Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind we are open and we pursue excellence.

Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please

As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

Person Specification

Qualification and experience


  • Registered Midwife having completed an educational programme to be on Part 10 of the NMC register and have current registration
  • Experience of providing care to low risk women in the antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal period and have an understanding of working in support of women with high risk pregnancies

Personal Attributes


  • Able to demonstrate good communication skills verbally and in writing



  • Understands the issue of working as an advocate for women and in supporting them in their decision making autonomously

Employer details

Employer name

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


York or Scarborough

York or Scarborough

YO31 8HE

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