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Band 6 Midwife

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 pro rata per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

An opportunity has arisen for us to recruit additional midwives to our team on the Maternity Assessment Centre which includes Antenatal Clinic/Triage/Day Assessment Unit .

This unit supports approximately 20,000 episodes of care per year for women who have high risk pregnancies allowing them to be cared for as an outpatient which enables women to remain at home with their families.

This role also involves working with the Obstetric team in consultant led Antenatal clinics and the newly set up Maternity Assessment Unit.

The job role is a fast pace of decision making, autonomous practice with medical cover when require in depth knowledge of a wide range of ante natal complications as well as core midwifery assessment skills in Triage.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is required to provide holistic midwifery care to women/birthing people and babies in the antenatal, Intrapartum and postnatal periods.

This includes to newly created Maternity Assessment Centre comprising ANC, Day assessment unit and Triage

The midwifery care is provided both in hospital, birth centre and community settings including the management of individual caseloads, clients and/or ward areas.

The post holder will deputise for the Band 7 in all clinical areas. The role is multidimensional and requires the post holder to integrate and fulfil all the identified dimensions.

About us

Our STAR values are at the heart of everything we do. You can expect to see them in the way we act and the way we treat each other. Our values make us who we are.

ServiceWe will put our patients first

TeamworkWe will work together

Ambition We will aspire to provide the best service

RespectWe will act with integrity

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Bands 6 Job Description.

If you are this midwife and would like to be a part of our future and can meet this challenge we welcome your interest in a post with us please apply today!

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife
  • Practising Midwife
  • Maintained an up to date professional portfolio
  • Training in obstetric emergencies


  • Teaching/Mentoring qualification
  • To have obtained or be studying to degree level (or diploma with equivalent experience)



  • Recent experience in all aspects of midwifery practice
  • Competencies relevant to sphere of practice.


  • Evidence of further study and development of professional and academic skills
  • Experience of mentoring students



  • A good standard of written and spoken English is required to be able to undertake the relevant duties.
  • Knowledge of current evidence based midwifery practice.
  • Ability to demonstrate competence in fetal monitoring.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of effective management of obstetric emergencies.
  • Ability to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of medicines management
  • Ability to demonstrate key issues relating to safeguarding


  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of current midwifery issues
  • Competent in Perineal suturing.
  • Competent in IV medicines administration.
  • Competent in cannulation.
  • Competent in care of women with epidural analgesia. ( Acute unit)

Employer details

Employer name

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Great Western Hospital

Marlborough Road



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