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Band 7 Specialist Midwife Teenage Pregnancy

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate midwife to join our team, contributing to the development and delivery of high-quality midwifery services. The focus of this role is on providing exceptional care to young pregnant individuals and their families, particularly those facing challenges such as teenage pregnancy, domestic abuse, substance misuse, and mental health issues. This position requires a commitment to professional standards and adherence to local and national policies and procedures.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work within the safeguarding team whilst collaborating with multi professional and multi agency teams. The post holder will provide specialist care to young parents of which some may experience other complex safeguarding concerns.

The midwife will be expected to act as a pivotal part of the safeguarding team, facilitate and deliver training for professionals, ensuring the dissemination of Specialist knowledge.

The midwife will work closely with Continuity of Care Team specialising in young parents.

The role underscores a commitment to quality improvement and practice development, maintaining professionalism and adherence to guidelines, policies and all legal requirements .

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • Must be able to demonstrate
  • behaviours consistent with the Trust's Values and Behaviours
  • Evidence of post-registration education.
  • Evidence of continuing CPD Teaching qualification, e.g. Mentorship Qualification, ENB 998 or equivalent.
  • Evidence of Safeguarding training -- both
  • internally and externally (Multiagency)
  • Further qualifications/study regarding teenage pregnancy
  • Previous comprehensive midwifery experience


  • Qualification in Management /Leadership Child protection qualification Child Protection Supervision training



  • Evidence of an interest in safeguarding and its context within the Women's and Childrens CDG
  • Communicating effectively with women, staff, and other agencies
  • Facilitate effective team working.
  • Knowledge of current Safeguarding legislation/guidance/procedures
  • Evidence of knowledge of recent midwifery research and clinical
  • Recognises own limitations.
  • Recognise the need to undertake training to a specified level of competence.
  • Ability to work within the different areas of specialist midwifery team and travel across sites as required.
  • Able to articulate a personal philosophy of midwifery as it relates to child protection practice.
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and motivation customer care skills and patient focus.
  • Ability to work as part. of a team and act on own initiative
  • Ability to give, receive and carry out instructions.
  • Ability to take responsibility for processes and
  • systems
  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to and understanding of the importance of treating all individuals with dignity and respect appropriate to their individual needs.
  • Flexible approach to meet the needs of the service.
  • Shows ability in caring for people.
  • Ability to complete electronic and written records.
  • Awareness of equality and diversity


  • Evidence of previous
  • management experience
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply
  • research to practice and to
  • support changes in practice as a
  • result of clinical audit

Additional Criteria


  • Excellent presentation and training skills
  • Innovative approach to midwifery
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrable leadership ability across professional boundaries
  • Self-discipline and excellent time management
  • Ability to adapt to change within the working environment and facilitate change and motivate others.
  • Teaching skills
  • Interview/appraisal/staff management skills.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Ability to negotiate effectively.
  • Awareness of current issues and NHS reforms.
  • Handling clinical incidents and complaints
  • Awareness of Health and Safety issues

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust



Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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