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Midwife - Rotational

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Newcastle upon Tyne
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Part Time

Job Details

Are you a Registered Midwife or have you recently retired and wish to return into a flexible position? If so we are looking to recruit registered Midwives to join our Staff Bank. In return we can offer valuable work opportunities/experience, opportunity to apply for NHS substantive employment, comprehensive training, NHS Pension contributions and accrued holiday pay.

Our bank service aims to supply appropriately skilled staff to cover temporary shortages across both acute and community settings. Joining the bank provides an excellent opportunity for those who wish to gain insight and experience into diverse areas and specialities while providing you with the flexibility to choose your own working hours - we welcome those who can work up to full time hours.

Main duties of the job

ROLLING ADVERT: We are looking for dedicated individuals to become part of our team of valued bank staff where you will play a crucial role in our ongoing service delivery within our outstanding organisation. IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY WORKING AT NEWCASTLE HOSPITALS, PLEASE CONTACT THE STAFF BANK OFFICE DIRECTLY FOR AN INTERNAL APPLICATION.

About us

We are committed to improving the working lives of our staff and maintaining a healthy and efficient work force while providing excellent care to our patients. Listed below is a summary of the Trust terms and conditions of registration to the Staff Bank, and staff benefits available.
  • All posts are subject to NHS pre-employment checks including occupational health clearance and DBS (where appropriate).
  • All pay progression is conditional upon a positive outcome at annual appraisal.
  • All successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first month's pay. You will be required to sign a DBS payment form which will be issued to you as part of your recruitment process.
  • All new employees will be required to attend the Trust induction programme and complete appropriate mandatory training requirements.
  • Where professional registration is required for a post it is the responsibility of the employee to maintain their registration.
  • The Trust operates a no smoking policy.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Develop, in conjunction with the women, a programme of individualised, holistic and personalised care, taking cognisance of social, physical, psychological and cultural needs Works autonomously within NMC, Trust & Directorate Policies and Guidelines to provide specialist expertise to women in the antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal period, delivering high quality, evidence-based care and acting as an advocate for women and protector of the child within the hospital/community setting. To provide support and advice to all members of staff and colleagues within the multi-professional team.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Registered Midwife
  • Completion of Preceptorship Programme or equivalent experience
  • Meets NMC requirements for practice supervisor/assessor


  • Evidence of ongoing professional and personal development to diploma/degree level

Experience & Knowledge


  • Experience as a Midwife leading to autonomous practice
  • Competent to ensure the delivery of evidence-based practice
  • Demonstrates a broad knowledge of current midwifery issues
  • Ability to work within acute and primary healthcare settings
  • Understanding of the legal framework around Safeguarding Children
  • A working knowledge of clinical governance


  • An understanding of public health issues
  • An awareness of training requirements for Student Midwives
  • Experience of managing a ward during a shift

Employer details

Employer name

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Trust Wide

Newcastle upon Tyne


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