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Birth Centre Midwife

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum, pro-rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Maternity services at the Northern Care Alliance are delighted to announce the relaunch of the birth centre, providing compassionate and holistic care to our families. As part of the transformation of services, we are looking for midwives who are dynamic and passionate about providing care in a midwife led setting.

It's a great time to join the team which is under new management who are looking to work collaboratively to build and scope safe practice for the women and birthing people that they care for.

We'd love to hear from compassionate midwives who thrive working as an autonomous practitioner, caring for women and birthing people on a continuous journey from triage, labour, delivery and the initial postpartum period through to the smooth transition to community services.

Main duties of the job

  • Carry responsibility for providing the highest standards of midwifery care to women in an alongside birth centre hospital setting.
  • Working as part of an MDT and within your scope of practice.
  • Assess, develop, implement and evaluation care programmes and provide professional advice and support as required.
  • Organise and manage, in collaboration with the MDT, the care of the women and birthing people accessing the Birth Centre and Labour Ward
  • Promote a philosophy of holistic, individualised care in a safe and calm home from home environment.
  • Monitor, evaluate and action test results in line with trust policy.
  • Liaise with the multi-disciplinary and multi-agency teams to ensure women receive a high-quality care.

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care , appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers

This vacancy is open to those who have a current NMC PIN to practice as an Registered Nurse or Midwife in the UK, or those who are currently enrolled on a course which means they expect to receive their full NMC PIN within the next 3 months. Please note an NMC PRN PIN is not a full NMC PIN and would not fulfil the essential criteria for this role.

The NCA can no longer accept applications from International Nurses and Midwives who are yet to complete all competencies needed to receivea full NMC PIN to practice in the UK as we have paused our OSCE programme indefinitely. To learn more about how you can gain a full NMC PIN to be eligible to apply for our vacancies in the future, please see the NMC website:

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and return your application form as soon as possible.

Person Specification



  • UK NMC Registered Midwife
  • Degree/Diploma in Midwifery


  • Practice Assessor

Knowledge and Skills


  • Current Experience in Midwifery Practice
  • Clinical skills as required within the role e.g. cannulation, perineal suturing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Evidence of acting as a supervisor/assessor


  • Evidence of multidisciplinary working
  • Time management skills

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Birth Centre Royal Oldham Hospital

Rochdale Road



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