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Midwife

Job Reference: 176-971.X

Employer:
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
L76156 Maternity Inpatients
Location:
Huntingdon
Salary:
£26,565 to £35,577 pa

Running three busy hospitals – Peterborough City Hospital, Hinchingbrooke Hospital and Stamford and Rutland Hospital and so never before has it been a better time to join us.

As a larger organisation we have increased opportunities to enhance services ensuring we provide the best patient experience and clinical outcomes which will give you the opportunity and support to experience a wide and varied career within one Trust.

We offer a real commitment to your career in an environment where your ideas and skills are valued, where you are supported in developing your full potential and where your individual contribution is respected, recognised and rewarded.

Our strategic goal is “Working together to be the best at providing outstanding care for local communities” and so look to appoint people who are as passionate about patient care as we are!


Women’s Services – The Park Maternity Centre @ Hinchingbrooke

Midwives and Bank Midwives


Hinchingbrooke serves a population of 150,000 with approximately 2,300 births per annum. Midwives are supported to practice autonomously with women and their families as the focus of their expertise. The Trust is committed to growing the Midwifery service and as a demonstration of this commitment has completed a full refurbishment making the Maternity Unit a fresh, clean and pleasant environment in which to work. We have a bereavement suite,our Primrose Birthing Unit and have recently gained Baby Friendly Level 3.

Our positive proactive team approach provides a supportive, fulfilling and enjoyable working environment, which is reflected into a positive women centered care pathway.

Our team is hard working with a focus on a quality and safe service provision offering choice to our women.


We are seeking to recruit Midwives and Bank Midwives into band 5 and 6 posts to ensure that we meet our funded establishment figures and continue to provide excellent care in all areas.

We offer an exciting preceptorship which sees our band 5 midwives rotate through the inpatient services in the first 12 months after qualifying.
We offer a comprehensive induction package to all Midwives taking employment with us.

Hinchingbrooke is a smoke free site




Employees commencing employment who require a DBS Check, or existing staff transferring to roles which require a DBS or higher level DBS than currently held, will be charged for the cost of the check (currently £50 for an Enhanced Check and £31 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from your first months’ salary.

Appointment to any position is conditional on the satisfactory completion of the core NHS Employment Checks Standards. Information disclosed in your application will be checked and any offer of appointment may be withdrawn if you knowingly withhold or provide false or misleading information. In submitting an application form, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed. This includes a check with the DBS Update Service where registered.

Tier 2 applicants working in healthcare will need to provide a criminal record certificate for them and any dependants from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the 10 years prior to thier application.

Our employee benefits include:

  • excellent pension, maternity and sick pay schemes
  • on-site flexible nursery open 7am to 8pm 52 weeks a year (Hinchingbrooke Hospital only)
  • access to inhouse physiotherapy services
  • family friendly working patterns
  • subsidised restaurant & car parking
  • retail & leisure discounts

Our Values - At the heart of all that we do

We don’t only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we look for individuals who possess and demonstrate behaviours which underpin the core values of our organisation. These include such attributes as being dedicated, practicing the highest level of care towards everyone, showing courage and embracing innovation. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves and others, and being open to new ideas. So show us through your application and at interview how you meet these.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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