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Antenatal and Newborn Screening Midwife

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa annum pro rata
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
As a team we are working hard to ensure we put women and families at the heart of everything we do. We are on an exciting improvement journey and can offer you a rewarding, flexible and supportive role providing a full range of midwifery care.

We are offering a position within the Antenatal and Newborn Screening Team to provide expert knowledge in the development of the screening programmes throughout the antenatal and postnatal period.

Main duties of the job

The post provides the opportunity to provide support and highly expert advice to women throughout the antenatal and newborn screening pathways

Please see attached job description and person specification for full details

About us

We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with fivehospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 800,000 people. Our vision is 'great healthcare from great people'. Everything we do is guided by our values: 'People feel cared for, safe, respected and confident that we are making a difference'. We have a new way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called 'We care'. It's about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We're looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day.

Applications for this role should be written by the applicant. If artificial intelligence (AI) programmes are used then the application may be rejected due to this document being an important part of the assessment process. This does not prevent applicants seeking appropriate support with applications should they need to for the purposes of any declared disability.

Please note that if you require a Certificate of Sponsorship to work in the UK you must declare this on your application form, even if you currently have a certificate of sponsorship or a work permit for another role and are already working in the country. Please note we are only able to sponsor candidates on a Skilled Worker Visa applying for roles Band 5 and above.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please scroll down to access the full Job Description and Person Specification located in Documents to download.

If you have further queries please dont hesitate to contact the line manager using the contact details below.

Person Specification



  • Registered midwife with minimum of 2 years experience
  • Mentorship or equivalent


  • Examination of the Newborn /NIPE training
  • Genetic counsellor for sickle cell and thalassaemia



  • Previous experience-worked in a variety of settings utilising all midwifery skills
  • To be proficient in the use of Microsoft applications
  • Able to demonstrate situations where effective leadership and management skills have been used
  • Effective communicator with good leadership and interpersonal skills


  • Evidence of undertaking presentation to groups or enhancing team working
  • Be able to demonstrate tact and diplomacy when working with others
  • Awareness of the Antenatal and Newborn Screening pathways and their application in practice



  • Demonstrating awareness of maternity related clinical governance


  • Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of audit and guidelines
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of audit and guidelines



  • Able to communicate sensitively and appropriately
  • Upholds and models Trust values
  • Able to prioritise objectives and Workload


  • Demonstrate forward planning, problem recognition, pre-emption and resolution
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively

Employer details

Employer name

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust


Kent and Canterbury

Ethelbert Road



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