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Trainee Midwife (Qualified Nurse)

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year plus high cost allowance
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 5
Full Time
This is a new post for a registered Nurse to train as a Midwife. We have secured places for the shortened midwifery course at Kingston University and will be offering full salary support whilst training for successful candidates. Following completion of the course , and registration as a midwife you will join our preceptorship midwifery program with the aim to achieve your Band 6 midwifery post within 1 year of qualification.

To support and assist in the delivery of professional midwifery care to clients ensuring the highest possible standards of care are received by clients and their families, practising autonomously within the parameters of guidelines/policies and sphere of professional practice This is a rotational post working in all areas of maternity both hospital and community settings as part of our Continuity of Carer teams. We offer a robust preceptorship program which is supported by our Maternity Improvement Team

Main duties of the job

For further information, please see the attached trust job description and person specification for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

About us

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill a community of over 535,000 people. We provide acute and complex services and a range of outpatient, diagnostic services whilst Crawley Hospital and Horsham in West Sussex and Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey provide less complex planned services. In 2019 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated our services as 'Outstanding' and we are one of the best performing Trusts in England:
  • Winners of Health Service Journal Acute Trust of the year award 2021
  • National Patient Safety Awards winner and strive to be a beacon for safety in all that we do
  • We are in the top 20% nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work or receive treatment
  • Our staff rate us the best in the country among comparable acute trusts when asked if they would recommend the Trust as a place to work and when asked whether care of patients is the organisation's top priority
  • Our workforce are amongst the most motivated in the country we achieved the top acute hospital score in the country for staff engagement in the last national staff survey

Job description

Job responsibilities

Once you understand the requirements outlined in the advert, please ensure your application accurately reflects where you match them. For further information regarding the role please read the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of a good standard of written English appropriate to the role
  • A complete and accurate application
  • Suitability for role evidenced in supporting statement
  • Evidence of essential experience for role
  • Meet the essential education/qualifications required for the role
  • Hold the necessary mandatory professional/clinical registration
  • Evidence of the Trust values and behaviours
  • Evidence of any other essential criteria outlined in the person specification

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


East Surrey Hospital

Canada Avenue



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