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Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for us to recruit additional midwives to our team on the Maternity Assessment Centre which includes AntenatalClinic/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 anoutpatient 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 antenatal 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 postnatalperiods.This includes to newly created Maternity Assessment Centre comprising ANC, Day assessment unit and TriageThe midwifery care is provided both in hospital, birth centre and community settings including the management of individual caseloads, clientsand/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 allthe identified dimensions.

About us

Our STAR values - Service, Teamwork, Ambition and Respect - are a golden thread running through everything we do. These values serve as a guiding principle, driving us towards our vision of delivering great joined up services to our local community. Whether at home, in the community, or within the hospital, our goal is to empower individuals to lead independent and healthier lives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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 management of obstetric emergencies


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



  • 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

Knowledge & Skills


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


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

Employer details

Employer name

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

Marlborough Road



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