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Bank Registered Midwife - Band 6

North Bristol NHS Trust
£21.46 to £34.33 an hour Hourly rate includes AL allowance
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Part Time
Are you interested in finding out more about working as a bank Midwife within our NBT eXtra team at North Bristol NHS Trust?

The service at North Bristol Trust based at Southmead Hospital provides a full range of obstetricservices across North Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. The maternity department, one of the largest in the country, was awarded 'Good' by the CQChas more than 6,300 births each year offering women the choice of 4 places of birth.
  • These include a Consultant led Obstetric Unit with 2 HDU rooms, 9 birthing rooms and a pool room. An extensive maternal medicine services, including Perinatal Mental Health and Complex Care team and a Fetal Medicine Service.
  • There is an Alongside Midwifery Unit, a Freestanding Midwifery Unit at Cossham Hospital, and Home Birth Team.
  • Our services are renowned nationally and internationally, having developed PROMPT and a wide research portfolio.

Our NBTeXtra bank midwives are valued members of our team and have access to exceptional benefits, full training and induction support including 20 supernumeraryhours. NBTeXtra offer flexible working patterns to meet your needs, offering earlies, lates, long days and nights with competitive rates. There may also be the opportunity to block book shifts, depending on the needs of the service.
  • �21.46 per hour - Week Days
  • �27.89 per hour - Nights and Saturdays
  • �34.33 per hour - Sundays and Bank Holidays

*All rates are inclusive of annual leave allowance

Main duties of the job

As a Bank Midwife, you will be working as an experienced Midwife practitioner, exercising clinical judgement for the assessment of care needs, the development, the implementation and evaluation of programmes of care in partnership with women within the practice area.

Applicants must:
  • Hold RM (Registered Midwife) registration with current NMC license to practice
  • Have relevant Midwifery experience within the last 12 months
  • Have a drive to work hard, enthusiasm and the ability to commit to a 4-day induction programme if successful
  • Have right to work in UK (with relevant Adaptation/ONP if applicable)

About us

NBTeXtra is the Temporary Bank of staff that supports the running of one of the Southwest's largest hospitals.

North Bristol NHS Trust employs over 12,000 staff providing healthcare to the residents of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset from our award-winning hospital building at Southmead. We are the regional Major Trauma Centre, and an internationally recognised centre of excellence in a range of services and major specialities. Our vision is that by enabling our teams to be the best that they can be, we will provide exceptional healthcare, personally delivered.

We commit to treating each patient as an individual with respect and dignity, aiming to deliver excellent clinical outcomes and a first-class experience for everyone who uses our services.

North Bristol NHS Trust values all people as individuals. We aim to be an anti-discriminatory organisation and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We welcome applicants from all underrepresented groups.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a full overview of the Job Description, please refer to the PDF Job Description attached as an additional document to this advert.

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife with current live NMC Registration - for more than 1 year
  • Teaching and assessing qualification (998 or equivalent)
  • Evidence of post registration education

Work Experience


  • Practicing midwife with a minimum of one years experience
  • Antenatal/intrapartum and postnatal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and able to work co-operatively with all members of a multi-disciplinary team.



  • Adaptable and responsive to changing needs
  • Evidence of being motivated and reliable
  • Change management skills

Employer details

Employer name

North Bristol NHS Trust



Southmead Hospital


BS10 5NB

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