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University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Burton on Trent
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you are a Registered Midwife, if so we want to hear from you as we have a number of exciting opportunities within our Maternity Services for Band 6 Midwives.

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic and compassionate Midwives to join our fabulous team. We currently have opportunities at Queens Hospital Burton site for band 6 midwives.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust (UHDB) has one of the largest maternity services in the UK, providing maternity care across Derbyshire and into Staffordshire.

We want to provide woman-centred, family friendly care and offer a range of models of midwifery and obstetric care provision. This includes midwife-led care, continuity of carer models, and specialist care provided by our obstetric teams for women with more complex needs, as well as community midwifery services.

Are you a talented and compassionate registered midwife who has the passion to provide kind, safe, and personalised midwifery care and who is looking for a new opportunity or a change? If so, then come and join our friendly supportive & multi-disciplinary team. We can offer you a bespoke induction period and four tailored study days covering a range of topics to develop your knowledge and skills.

Becoming a UHDB midwife you are supported by a team who want to develop your career, prioritise your well-being, increase your skills and make our maternity service a great place to work.

Main duties of the job

As a registered midwife you will be responsible and accountable for ensuring women, babies and families receive safe, clinically effective, women centred care across the whole pathway of midwifery care, to include antenatal, labour and birth and postnatal care.

You will lead by example, develop others, offer midwifery advice, support and manage services, working flexibly across the service within differing models of maternity care, including continuity of carer, delivering high quality, effective and compassionate care.

You will work closely with multidisciplinary teams within the clinical environment to deliver care to women and babies whose needs are complex. You will provide midwifery leadership and are accountable for the women, babies, public and staff experience.

This will be in line with local, Trust wide and national policies, procedures, values and behaviours.

Closing Date: 06th May 2024

Interview Date: 20th May 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • Staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments a day.
  • We are the 4th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.
  • UHDB is a research active University Hospital with a large and varied portfolio of clinical trials and research opportunities for all staff.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration
  • Band 6 Registered Midwife
  • Evidence of CPD



  • Demonstrable experience as a Band 6 midwife
  • Experience working in acute setting

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Queens Hospital Burton

Belvedere Road

Burton on Trent

DE11 0RB

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