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Rotational Midwife

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Pro Rata
Closing date
29 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Band 6 Midwife / experienced Band 5 Midwife looking for an exciting change?

We are looking for experienced midwives to join our expanding maternity family. We are fortunate to be able to offer new and exciting opportunities within our team and it is a fantastic time to be a part of this new journey here with us at Birmingham Women's Hospital. Provision of seamless care and wellbeing for all women and birthing people, is at the forefront of our practice. Our midwives strive to provide holistic care for all and pride ourselves on expertise, knowledge and the delivery of evidence based, personalised midwifery care.

As a Band 6 Midwife at Birmingham Women's Hospital you will have the opportunity to be part of a flexible rotation pattern between our Inpatient wards (Antenatal / Postnatal) and Intrapartum Services. The amount of time in each area can be tailored to you.

In addition, we have core roles available within our Intrapartum teams such as Core Delivery Suite or you may want to include Enhanced Maternal Care Team or Birth Centre within a rotation.

Main duties of the job

Providing clinical care within the maternity unit as a Rotational Band 6 Midwife or Core Intrapartum Services Midwife. Please see job description and personal specification for further detail.

Why should you come and join us at Birmingham Women's Hospital?
  • Opportunities to gain further development/qualifications and career progression e.g. NIPE Qualification, Management Matters, Leadership and Management, Aromatherapy etc.
  • A flexible working approach - for example, we can offer full or part time hours with a supportive flexible working policy.
  • Staff improvement huddles - as a midwife with us you will have a key involvement in continuous service improvement initiatives and driving changes within the department.
  • Multi-disciplinary team working.
  • Professional Midwifery Advocates (PMAs) who provide expert clinical supervision, support and guidance when needed.
  • Special interest groups - we have team members supporting specifically with safeguarding, audit, student mentorship, infant feeding, infection control, equality and diversity and more.
  • Clinical support 24/7 from our Clinical Midwifery Educator team.

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

UK NMC PIN is essential for this post. Please do not apply if you do not have suitable registration.

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife BSc or equivalent degree
  • Evidence of professional progression
  • UK NMC Midwife registration
  • Mentorship
  • Evidence of completion of band 5 preceptorship programme

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Birmingham Womens


B15 2TG

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