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Midwife - Fetal Medicine Specialist

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
High Wycombe / Aylesbury
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at Stoke Mandeville Hospital as a Band 6 Fetal Medicine Midwife.

Job Summary

The fetal medicine midwife will provide specialist care within the fetal medicine Team. They would be a valuable member in providing the safe, effective and efficient running of the fetal medicine service in the provision of excellent maternity care. The FM midwife must have the resilience to cope with the varied demands of the role, provide specialist counselling and support in the presence of fetal abnormality and to women who are considering antenatal screening and diagnostic testing and support them following results.

Main duties of the job

We are proud to offer the opportunity to work in a progressive environment where we are committed to an ambitious transformation of our maternity services. Here at Stoke Mandeville, we are passionate about ensuring service users have a positive experience each and every time and are committed to listening to their voices and how they want their services to be designed.

The Maternity Service prides itself on supporting you to fulfil your career aspirations. You can expect a warm welcome at Stoke Mandeville from our established and friendly multidisciplinary team. We are passionate about supporting all those who work in the maternity department to fulfil their ambitions and achieve safe, high quality standards of care. The post holder will receive a full orientation to the team and access to ongoing development on successful appointment.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! -

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.

We offer flexible and agile working opportunities, alongside your NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement, pension and access to NHS discount schemes.

We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?

We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.

As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued, and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.

Greater diversity within our BHT family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

What do we stand for?

Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.

Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.

Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the Job Description and Person Specification attachment in the advert.

Person Specification



  • Communicates openly, honestly and professionally, and actively promotes team working and building strong working relationships
  • Patients are always first. Drives service improvements. Strong self-awareness with a desire to grow
  • Treats all with compassion and kindness. Ensures everyone feels valued.
  • Consults others and listens to their views/opinions. Enables others to take the initiative

Education, and Qualifications


  • Registered Midwife
  • MSPP


  • NVQ Assessor
  • Evidence of Further Study



  • Experience as a preceptor Midwife
  • Ability to be a mentor to student midwives/nurses/MCA's
  • Completion of mentor assessor workshops


  • Ability to work as part of a team and communicate effectively within it



  • Clinical skills, in particular:Suturing , Cannulation, Supervision of epidural infusion
  • Ability to write clearly and legibly in English
  • Knowledge of NMC Code of Conduct, Guidelines and Professional Practice
  • Awareness and knowledge of vulnerable adult and child Protection issues
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of evidence informed and research based practice
  • Professional appearance and behavious
  • Good communicator both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work on own initiative and mange own time
  • Willing to undertake further study
  • Good previous attendance record
  • Flexible approach to working hours and practices
  • Satisfactory enhanced DBS with check against vulnerable groups barred lists



  • Ability to travel to other sites. Ability to work internal rotation

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Wycombe Hospital / Stoke Mandeville

High Wycombe / Aylesbury

HP11 2TT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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