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Community Midwife

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
2 Jul 2024
We are pleased to announce an exciting new opportunity to join our dedicated Community Midwifery Team based at Chelmsford Central Health Hub.

As a fully merged and established trust we are extremely proud of the maternity services provided across Mid and South Essex (MSE) region. Our services cover Southend, Basildon and Broomfield Hospitals and include our Freestanding birthing Midwifery Units - WJC, Braintree.

We pride ourselves in providing high quality patient care, a positive experience to both women and their families and being an excellent, compassionate, and respectful workforce.

Chelmsford Hub is a welcoming and friendly environment for women to be seen from their booking appointment to their antenatal care and in the postnatal period.

The Chelmsford Teeam are a team of midwives, maternity care assistants and a visiting coordinator/ Admin staff that have designated obstetric and gynae consultants.

Broomfield Hospital have a devoted education and development function to support independent working, career development and progression of all Maternity staff.

Main duties of the job

Working as a community midwife gives you the autonomy and control to manage your workload constructively and effectively with the support of a dedicated team. You will be able to practice your antenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal skills allowing you to be experienced in all areas, including home births.

You will be working in collaboration with other multidisciplinary professionals to enhance and promote the health and wellbeing of mothers and neonates in line with local and national standards relating to maternity care and referrals.

Midwives will be required to assess, plan and deliver complete midwifery care in various settings within our Antenatal, Intrapartum and Postnatal services. This includes our community and on call service.

To enable woman to remain the focus of care and as her advocate to encourage her to participate in her care plans based on good communication and evidence based information.

Assess, plan and deliver total midwifery care for a caseload of women within the community, prioritising workload and management of time.

To be competent to work within a team to deliver care based on the needs of women to maintain continuity.

To identify, plan and implement care in collaboration within the multidisciplinary team in relation to families with complex psycho-social needs e.g. domestic violence, and child protection.

To maintain clear and concise records on the women and babies always care, including all discussions on care and information given.

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 17,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for several compassionate, experienced midwives to join our Broomfield Community Team to deliver individualised care to women in Chelmsford and the surrounding area.

Please refer to the attached job description / personal specification for further details.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification



  • Experienced midwife
  • Ability to communicate effectively with good literacy skills


  • Experience working in all Maternity areas



  • UK driving licence and access to a car



  • NMC Registration


  • NIPE Trained

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust



Dukes Walk Duke Street



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