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Student Midwife - Band 5

Barts Health NHS Trust
£36,767 per annum inc
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 5
Full Time

Job Details

We are recruiting student midwives to join our Maternity services at the Royal London Hospital.

The 20 Month BSc(Hons) Midwifery Shortened Programme at Middlesex University aims to produce competent, caring, research and evidence-based midwives, capable of delivering effective woman-centred care for mothers and their families.

During the 20 Month course, time will be split between the Middlesex University, and Royal London Hospital.

Main duties of the job

In order to apply for the course, you will have:
  • Active Adult Nursing Registration (NMC Registration)
  • Diploma or degree in Adult Nursing
  • Proven post registration experience
  • GCSE Maths and English or equivalencies or IELTS 7.

Students applying for this funded training post (mid point band 5) should note that HEE are paying tuition fees until April 2026.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To attain a registered midwifery qualification.

To communicate effectively with women and their families and provide a high standard of Midwifery care throughout preconception, antenatal, intra-partum and postnatal periods under the supervision of the Registered Midwife/Mentor.

To diagnose pregnancy, assess and monitor women holistically throughout the preconception, antenatal, intra-partum and postnatal stages through the use of a range of assessment methods and reach valid, reliable and comprehensive conclusions under the supervision of the Registered Midwife/Mentor.

To work towards achieving the midwifery standards of proficiency agree with the HEI provider and set out in the Midwifery Practice Assessment Document.

To work towards achieving experience under supervision of the activities of the midwife as outlined in the European Union Midwives Directive (80/155/EEC Article 4).

Person Specification



  • A registered Adult nurse (level 1) with current registration with the NMC
  • A Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 2:2: with a minimum qualification of Diploma in Higher Education with evidence of study at Level 6



  • At least 6 months post qualification clinical working experience as an adult nurse on the NMC register in the UK

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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