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Band 6 Midwife - Acute unit / Community Team

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata for part time hours
Closing date
3 Jul 2024
East Sussex Healthcare Trust is offering the opportunity for innovative and compassionate Midwives to join our existing exceptional Midwifery team. We are seeking enthusiastic midwives, passionate about providing high level care to all the patients accessing our services. This opportunity will allow you to develop in a supportive and caring environment, and will allow you to bring choice and support to all birthing women/people. Working alongside out close knit multidisciplinary team, you will provide both low and high risk care. This is one of the most supportive and caring places to work, so don't hesitate in applying now.

Eastbourne and Hastings is on the South East Coast of England with its beautiful seaside towns and villages, a stones through away from the beautiful countryside of the South Downs and Kent. A perfect place to work!

Main duties of the job

We are looking for midwives to join our hospital team at Hastings. You will have the opportunity to work within a variety of settings to provide women/birthing people with holistic and individualised care. Our consultant led unit at Conquest Hospital is based on the Hastings site.

We are a tight knit team working closely together to provide women/birthing people and their families with high quality, evidence based midwifery care. You will need to be a highly motivated team player, committed to drive forward an innovative service with the existing team. Midwives with a commitment to provide safe, cohesive and collaborative working is essential.We offer an excellent induction programme for all and full preceptorship programme for newly qualified midwives and a friendly, supportive and highly driven team to develop with for all experienced band 6's.Excellent communication skills and the ability to work confidently and autonomously within the team is essential. You will gain experience in all aspects of midwifery care and will be supported to provide compassionate care.

Please note - Previous unsuccessful candidates need not apply.

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • Registered midwife on the NMC register.
  • Evidence of continued professional development to diploma level qualification


  • D32/33 Teaching & Clinical Assessment (formerly ENB 997/998)
  • IT Literate

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities


  • Able to carry out full range of midwifery practice including extended skills.
  • Effective and adaptable interpersonal and organisational skills.


  • Knowledge of quality, audit, research.
  • Understanding of child protection issues



  • 1 years clinical experience
  • Evidence of continued professional development

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Conquest Hospital


TN37 7RD

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