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Rotational Community Midwife

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 pro rata per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
We are on an improvement journey and we know that our staff are key to this progress. Our latest staff friends and family test tells us that we are making really big improvements on achieving 'Great Place to Work' - and we would welcome you to be a part of this. We have excellent training facilities including a state of the art simulation suite and we embrace Human Factors in all that we do. We offer multiple opportunities to expand on knowledge and practice including practice assessor courses, NIPE training courses and NLS training courses.

Please note that previous applicants need not apply.

Main duties of the job

We are currently seeking a midwives to work in various geographical locations in East Kent. We will also be looking at establishing continuity teams and establishing an integrated midwifery model of care so the successful candidate will be expected to participate within these new models of care.

To be and active team member providing the full range of midwifery care at the same time as developing your skills in order to become an advanced midwifery practitioner.

To enhance your midwifery role by developing excellent leadership and managerial skills to ensure a dynamic and innovative approach to team building / performance.

You may be required to change your area on a temporary basis to maintain service provision and develop your practice as required. As we move forward with our Continuity of Carer teams you will be expected to join a continuity team to achieve the Trust ambition of implementing Better Births

You will be required to develop your competencies set out in the practice portfolio relating to the knowledge and skills framework for Band 6. To develop competencies in line with working towards development of band 7.

Due to the varied settings andrequirements of this position it may be an essential requirement that the successful candidate must possess a full driver's license and/or have access to a vehicle that can be used for work purposes, subject to the provisions of the Equalities Act (2010).

About us

We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with fivehospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 800,000 people. Our vision is 'great healthcare from great people'. Everything we do is guided by our values: 'People feel cared for, safe, respected and confident that we are making a difference'. We have a new way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called 'We care'. It's about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We're looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day.

Applications for this role should be written by the applicant. If artificial intelligence (AI) programmes are used then the application may be rejected due to this document being an important part of the assessment process. This does not prevent applicants seeking appropriate support with applications should they need to for the purposes of any declared disability.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please scroll down to access the full Job Description and Person Specification located in Documents to download.

If you have further queries please dont hesitate to contact the line manager using the contact details below.

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife
  • Band 6


  • Community Experience
  • NIPE examiner
  • Further Qualifications
  • Mentorship qualification



  • Car Driver
  • Full, clean UK driving license



  • Demonstrates understanding of National maternity transformation programme

Employer details

Employer name

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust


East Kent Trust

Ethelbert Road



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