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Community Midwife

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 pro rata per annum
Closing date
20 May 2024
The CQC's Maternity Services Inspection Programme has seen our Maternity department's leadership recognised as 'outstanding' and 'good' for safe care.

As one of the largest Teaching Hospitals in the region our mission is to Care, Achieve and Innovate by providing excellent quality maternity care to our women, babies and their families.

We are an innovative, award winning team and are deeply committed to providing safe maternity care and a positive maternity experience. If successful, you will be fully supported in your new role and given opportunities to develop further.

At UHCW we are looking to recruit experienced midwives to provide excellence in care within the Coventry and Rugby area. The primary aim of the role is to ensure a high quality service is delivered to women and their families across the community setting. The role is multidimensional and requires the post holder to integrate and fulfil care within the community setting.

Having successfully introduced integrated team's model, the post holder will have the opportunity to work flexibly within the Community, enabling the women of Coventry and Warwickshire to receive high quality personalised care.

In order to be considered for this post, you must hold the relevant UK NMC registration or be in a position to successfully apply for this at the point of your application.

Main duties of the job

  • Accountable for own actions in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct. Will contribute to corporate objectives, acting within local, Trust and statutory guidelines and policies at all times.
  • Effectively communicate information regarding clinical decisions, policy and care pathways to patients/carers and the multi-professional team.
  • A skilled practitioner and clinical leader providing support to the management team, participating in service/policy development.
  • Responsible for clinical assessment of a group of patients and management of a team, ensuring appropriate care is planned, implemented and evaluated/audited.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and development of her/his clinical skills.
  • Participates in community midwifery or hospital on call rota.
  • Participates in regular clinical orientation updates within maternity inpatient service.
  • Organisation of cross-departmental/organisational activities including HR, resource, and bleep-holder responsibilities as appropriate.
  • Act for team leader in her/his absence.
  • Demonstrate highly technical and/or practical skills to ensure optimum patient management including complex patient monitoring equipment management and frequent administration of invasive tests/procedures.

  • About us

    University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

    We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

    Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

    We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

    By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

    The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

  • Develop and educate staff, participating in mentorship and appraisal as required.
  • Utilise and ensure others utilise IT systems to secure accurate and timely patient, workforce and resource data available.
  • Manage expected and unexpected clinical events requiring varying levels of physical effort according to patient dependency/clinical needs.
  • Support patients, carers and others during difficult situations arising in the clinical area, e.g imparting bad news or following an unexpected event.
  • To participate in teaching and preparation for parenthood sessions.
  • Develop a knowledge of the Child Protection strategy and its implementation.
  • Maintain a clean, safe environment ensuring adherence to Trust standards of cleanliness, hygiene and infection control at all times.
  • Promote and monitor adherence to Health and Safety and Trust policy designed to protect healthcare staff and service users from known hazards.

  • For further details of the role please see the attached job description.

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    Employer details

    Employer name

    University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust


    University Hospital Coventry

    Clifford Bridge Road


    CV2 2DX

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