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Rotational Midwife

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a rotational post and the post holder is required to work in all areas within the Maternity Services providing antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care. The post holder will participate in quality improvements, and service developments.

Applicants wishing to work within the community setting can also apply via this advert.

The post holder will have an annual appraisal and undertake continuing professional development. It is expected that midwives work autonomously within the Trust guidelines and sphere of professional practice.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for rotational/core midwives to join our enthusiastic and committed midwifery team. You will be joining a well-established team, dedicated to the on-going promotion of women-centred care and better births.

As a member of our team you will be professional, reliable, safe and compassionate for women, babies and their families. You will work collaboratively within our multidisciplinary team in an environment that is open, supportive and empowering.

Your experience will ensure that you provide a high standard of care to mothers and their relatives/carers. This in turn will be supported by our well established and robust in-house training programmes alongside an accessible approach to supervision.

Band 6 midwife - for those who have successfully completed a preceptorship programme and/or are experienced midwives.

Flexible shifts including days, weekends and nights are available to support our growing population and service needs.
  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Paid annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities

Our maternity services provide care for approximately 4,800 women and their families. We offer a variety of birth choices for our diverse population and have a dedicated suite for women experiencing bereavement. We have a level 2 neonatal service and close links with the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.

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 workingopportunities,alongside your NHS benefits ofgenerous annual leave entitlement, pension andaccess toNHS 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 withinourBHT familyimprovespositive 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 JD and PS attachment in the advert.

Person Specification

Education, and Qualifications


  • Registered Midwife
  • ENB 997/MSPP


  • NVQ assesor
  • Evidence of further study
  • Willing to undertake 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



  • Professional appearance and behaviour
  • Clinical skills, in particular: Suturing Cannulation Supervision of epidural infusion
  • Good communicator both verbally and in writing and Ability to write clearly and legibly in English and ability to write clearly and legibly in English
  • Ability to work on own initiative and mange own time
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of evidence informed and research based practice
  • Knowledge of NMC Code of Conduct, Guidelines and Professional Practice
  • Awareness and knowledge of vulnerable adult and child Protection issues
  • Flexible approach to working hours and practices



  • Able to travel to other sites and off site as necessary

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Stoke Mandeville Hospital

Mandeville Road


HP21 8AL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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