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Newly Qualified Rotational Midwife

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title -Midwife

Hours per week-37.50

Perm/Fixed Term-Permanent

Salary-�28,407.00- �34,581.00 per annum

Closing Date: 28th April 2024

Interview Date: 13th May 2024

Full time or part time hours available. Flexible working considered

We would like to hear from student midwives qualifying anytime in 2024 and Band 5 midwives who want to be part of the exciting future plans within Maternity.

Please note: At present we are not looking to recruit international candidates without complete NMC registration due to the time scales involved.

Previous Applicants need not apply.

Clinical Practice - The newly qualified midwife will be expected to fulfil the following criteria with support from preceptor and experienced midwives. Newly qualified midwife, whilst being accountable for their own clinical practices (NMC) will participate in the Midwifery Preceptorship programme and complete within 18 months.

This post may close early due to high numbers of applicationsso you are advised to apply promptly.

All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertiseand enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.

Careers at George Eliot - 'Where you make a difference'

Main duties of the job

Come and join our friendly, professional, and caring team at the George Eliot Maternity Unit. We would like to hear from student midwives and Band 5 midwives who want to be part of the exciting future plans within Maternity. The successful post holder will provide ante-natal, post-natal and intrapartum care to women with low and high-risk pregnancies. They will rotate through all areas of the services as required including Continuity of Carer and Community and will be supported by the newly appointed midwifery retention support midwife. You will also have access to the lead Professional Midwifery Advocate (PMA) and a team of PMAs for additional support if/when required.

We are a unit who provide personalised care for women, babies and their families ensuring a first class service and experience. The benefits include:
  • Dynamic and supportive management team
  • Forward thinking in response to new national initiatives, including the saving babies lives care bundle
  • Provision of preceptorship for newly qualified members of the team
  • Named professional midwifery advocate
  • On-going professional development and support
  • Rotation and integration within all areas of the service

If you would like to be part of this successful, flexible, friendly team, whether you are a newly qualified or experienced midwife we would like to hear from you.

About us

Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication

excellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

Our benefits include but are not limited to: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will provide high quality integrated midwifery care in both hospital and community settings as required for mothers, babies and their families throughout pregnancy, labour, the postnatal period, this may be partof an integrated continuity of carer team as required by service needs.
  • Act as the womans advocate in promoting, and delivering the highest standard of midwifery care, ensuring all fundamentals of care are addressed, and current, relevant policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Using evidence-based practice, assess the womans physical, psychological and spiritual needs, plan, implement and evaluate midwifery care involving the woman and her family, as appropriate.
  • Write reports, record observations and maintain plans of care, including electronic data storage and other appropriate records, accurately, legibly, concisely and contemporaneously.
  • Monitor the womans condition, interpret observations and identify deviations from normal. Report and refer to relevant health professionals, carrying out midwifery interventions as needed.
  • Keep the woman and her family informed, when appropriate maintaining client confidentiality.
  • Ensure midwifery care is flexible to meet the diverse needs of women.
  • Comply with Trust policy for management and administration of medicines.
  • Undertake clinical skills, as per the trusts Health Board Policy, relevant to role and the womans care.

  • Please see attached job description and person specification for further details.

    Person Specification

    Experience and Knowledge


    • Effective communicator with good leadership and interpersonal skills
    • Evidence of ability take charge in the absence of their direct line manager
    • Demonstrate midwifery skills underpinned by current evidence
    • Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of audit and policy
    • Basic IT skills

    Qualification and Professional Training


    • Registered Midwife or due to qualify 2024


    • Degree qualification
    • Masters Qualification

    Personal Qualities


    • Able to demonstrate situations where effective leadership and management skills have been used
    • Be able to demonstrate tact and diplomacy when working with others
    • Evidence of undertaking presentation to groups or enhancing team working
    • Flexible approach to needs of the service

    Employer details

    Employer name

    George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust


    George Eliot Hospital

    College Street


    CV10 7DJ

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