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Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a midwife to join our Maternity Team to support women at risk of pre-term birth. We are looking for an experienced midwife with a passion for pre-term prevention and perinatal optimisation

We seek a motivated and compassionate midwife with excellent communication skills and clinical knowledge and a commitment to delivering high quality, personalised care to the families using our service.

This fixed term position is an excellent opportunity to develop skills in audit and clinical education alongside providing excellent midwifery care to women accessing the service.

You will be expected to work autonomously and as part of a team within clinical guidelines and professional sphere of practice and to abide by the NMC Professional Code of Conduct.

The post holder will be responsible for working closely with the Lead Consultant for Pre-Term Birth to monitor and care plan for women at risk of pre-term birth whilst also promoting perinatal optimisation as a clinical midwife within either our community or inpatient areas.

Please note- This vacancy may close early if a large number of applications are received

Main duties of the job

  • Support service users to access care within the Consultant Led Antenatal Clinic.
  • Provide health promotion advice to women identified as at risk of premature labour and birth.
  • Support the Lead Obstetrician for Pre-Term Birth within the Antenatal Clinic setting.
  • Participate in audit activity and report themes and trends relating to pre-term labour and birth.
  • Participate in the delivery of training and education relating to developments in the management of pre-term birth alongside our Midwifery Clinical Education Team.
  • Work with the Saving Babies Lives Midwife to ensure the service is fully implementing Element 5 of the Saving Babies Lives Care Bundle V3.
  • Work clinically within the maternity service to provide care to women and families at all stages of the pregnancy, birth and postnatal journey.

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated careorganisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises.As a result, the base of this role may change to MMUH from 2024 (or beyond). If this is applicable to your role, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuing your application with this understanding.The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve live

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    For further details regarding this vacancy, please see the attached job description and person specification.

    Person Specification



    • Relevant post registration experience in continuous clinical practice
    • Successfully completed a preceptorship programme
    • Evidence of working in all areas of midwifery
    • Evidence of well documented and up to date CPD portfolio
    • Ability to work autonomously within professional and Trusts Guidelines
    • Able to take the professional lead in caring for low risk women
    • Experience/evidence of coordinating a maternity ward/clinical/community area
    • Counselling skills



    • Registered Midwife on NMC professional register
    • Mentor/assessor training (or willing to work towards)
    • Degree/diploma relevant to speciality


    • Examination of the newborn course

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    SWB NHS Trust - City Hospital

    Dudley Road


    B18 7QH

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