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Band 6 Midwife for Infant Feeding team

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum pro rata inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a midwife to join our infant feeding team. If you have a passion for infant feeding and want to be part of the Infant feeding team at the Royal Free Hospital then please apply.You will support women and birthing people with infant feeding, maintain up to date knowledge and support with completing audits. You will also support with UNICEF BFI accreditation preparation.

About us

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A& E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Person Specification



  • NMC Part 10 register or equivalent
  • Experience (placement or post grad) within both the wards and delivery suite areas


  • Evidence of professional updating
  • Academic and/or professional/vocational training and development



  • Experience of all aspects of midwifery


  • Previous experience working as a midwife/Band 5 grade nurse. Working in an environment where 'normality in midwifery' is the main focus (MLC) unit. Previous experience working in a community setting.



  • Ability to evaluate midwifery care.
  • Ability to relate NMC Midwives Rules, Code of Practice, The Scope of Professional Practice, Standards for the Administration of Medicines
  • Able to use appropriate language according to circumstances
  • Legible, literate, grammatically accurate
  • Able to work well within a team.
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Ability to manage junior staff
  • Have knowledge of the Public Health Agenda
  • Ability to educate parents and students
  • Ability to undertake all midwifery duties within the relevant clinical area.
  • IT literate
  • knowledge of Clinical Governance


  • Knowledge of the BFI standards and Infant feeding national recommendations/drivers

Skills & Aptitudes


  • Polite, reliable, honest, punctual, approachable, dependable, non-judgemental
  • Ability to adapt to new working practices
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to deal calmly and courteously with difficult people
  • Adaptable and flexible approach to working within the Unit.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Full commitment to the job


  • Able to meet the practical requirements of the post. i.e. cross site shift patterns



  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Free hospital

Pond street



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