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Student Midwife - 2 year shortened course for Qualified Nurses

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£29,828 to £36,311 per annum pro rata inc HCAS
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 5
Full Time
To support and assist in the delivery of professional midwifery care to clients ensuring the highest possible standards of care are received by clients and their families, practicing autonomously within the parameters of guidelines/policies and sphere of professional practice This is a rotational post working in all areas of maternity both hospital and community settings as part of our Continuity of Carer teams. We offer a robust preceptorship programme which is supported by our Maternity Improvement Team.The purpose of this post is for the learner to gain experience and learning in all areas of maternity care. This will be fixed term post for a period of two years whilst the employee is on the programme of education to register as a midwife.

Main duties of the job

To provide holistic, high quality, woman centred care in the hospital setting. Rotation through the department will be key to development and achievement of competencies in order to achieve successful completion of this programme of study.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have given us an overall rating of Outstanding.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

2 Year Nurse to Midwife Conversion programme

We are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for registered nurses to apply for a 2 year programme at Kingston University to complete training as a registered midwife. Clinical placement will be at the Royal Surrey Foundation Trust within our CQC Outstanding Maternity service.

This is a fully funded programme with salary and all course fees paid.

To apply for this opportunity you should complete the application process via Trac as well as applying for the programme via UCAS as per the flyer. This programme runs full time over two years and there is an expectation that student midwives work across the 24 hour shift pattern.

Interviews will take place in June 2024 and will be jointly hosted by the Royal Surrey Midwifery team and Kingston University.

Person Specification



  • Completed and obtained RM qualification and has current live PIN on NMC register

Knowledge and Experience


  • Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills
  • Evidence of understanding and insight into current issues in Midwifery and NHS
  • Evidence of appropriate knowledge base
  • Is aware of responsibility in relation to NMC Professional Code of Conduct/Midwives Rules

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Surrey County Hospital

Egerton Road



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