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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/06/2019.

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Midwife Band 5/6

Job Reference: 358-1481417-WOM

University Hospitals of Leicester
Maternity Services
Leicester Royal Infirmary/Leicester general/community, Leicester
£24,214 - £37,276

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work on the Maternity unit at the Leicester hospitals and within the community. Leicester is an exciting, vibrant, multicultural city of culture.

We have vacancies for Band 5 and Band 6 Midwives

In addition to the above there is an opportunity for a midwife to join our award winning research team 0.2wte as part of the above posts 

University Hospitals of Leicester offers a stimulating working environment. Our pre-ceptorship package provides excellent support for newly qualified midwives.

Leicester is a nationally recognised teaching hospital.
We also have excellent links with De Montfort University
and University of Leicester

We have responsive ongoing support and continuous education from our practice education team.

We have a number of Specialist Midwives who support the Midwives and Women with complex needs to ensure a holistic and safe approach to child bearing.

We have an alongside midwife led Birth Centre, which is in the top 3 national birth centres recognised for providing care to a high proportion of low risk women.

We have an established maternity admissions centre, that triages women so that care is appropriate.

There are exciting opportunities for promotion and career development, we have a Band 7 midwife co-ordinator learning package.

We have a management team dedicated to ensure that you will fulfil your potential and enhance your midwifery skills.

If you have just qualified or are ready for a change, please get in touch.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Carly Smith, Preceptorship Midwife on 0116 258 5228,

Joan Morrissey, Midwifery Matron on 0116 258 5013

Floretta Cox, Community Midwifery Matron on 0116 258 6086

Closing Date: 14-Jun-2019

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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.

UK Registration

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

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