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Postnatal Care Community Midwife Band 6

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inclusive of high cost allowance
Closing date
18 Jul 2024
Postnatal Care Community Midwife Band 6

Come and join us in working in partnership with women, birthing people and their families.

At London North West University Healthcare our HEART values embody how we interact with each other and our local community and underpin everything we do and say to achieve our vision:

Honesty - open and honest in everything we do

Equality - we value all people equally and treat them fairly whilst recognising their individuality

Accountability - we will provide excellent care and ensure the safety and wellbeing of all patients

Respect - we treat everybody the way we would like to be treated Teamwork - we work together to make improvements, delivering consistent, high quality, safe care.

The successful applicant will provide safe, high quality postnatal care in the local community. There will be a focus on providing continuity in the postnatal care pathway to support women, birthing people and their families at this transformative time in their lives. You will be contributing to a model of postnatal care based on personalised care and support plans that promote shared decision making to enable choice and to signpost for social connectedness.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide safe and effective care to pregnant women during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum period
  • Work in partnership with women and their families
  • Work collaboratively as a member of the Multidisciplinary team

  • The post holder will be a registered midwife with the ability to practice autonomously when providing care to women during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum period, the midwife will be the prime care provider to mothers and their families.
  • The individual will work as a member of a team providing maternity care to women within the hospital and community.
  • As a registered midwife work within the framework of the NMC Code and the London Northwest University Healthcare Trust Guidelines, protocols and policies.

The post holder will deputise the ward or department in the absence of the senior in the community setting the post holder will take responsibility for a named caseload and participate within flexible hours to meet the needs of the service.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Post registration training


  • Band 5 registered midwife


  • Car driver



  • Consolidated skills after qualifying


  • Delivery suite experience

Post registration experience


  • Band 5 registered midwife


  • Experience of working in a variety of environments

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


Northwick Park Hospital

Watford Road



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