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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/04/2020.

Job Reference: 321-SW-MID-B5-6-HIDDEN-

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£24,214 - £37,267 per ann

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

Oxford University NHS trust

Hospital and Community Midwives Band 5/6 (Depending on experience)

We are looking to recruit innovative midwives who are passionate about promoting normality and are dedicated to providing evidence based care. We are a busy service which provides care for over 7,500 women and their families. We have 1 Consultant led unit based in Oxford along with 4 stand-alone midwifery led units an integrated midwifery led unit and a homebirth service.

Midwives employed within the service have the opportunity to rotate to all our units/departments providing care to both low and high risk women.

The maternity service at OUH is committed to the Better Births Agenda with a focus on continuity of carer. Midwives can work between hospital and community.

Newly qualified midwives will participate in a 12 month preceptorship program designed by our team of Practice development midwives.

Post is open to

Band 6 experienced midwives with current NMC registration and a minimum of 6 months paid midwifery experience.

Band 5 newly qualified midwives who will have NMC registration by the 31.12.20

Closing date 12th April 2020

Interviews will take place over half a day and include


· Value Based Interview

· Drug calculation test

· Formal Interview

Interviews will be held between 4th to 20th May 2020

For further information contact

Jane Upham-Clinical Midwifery Manager


Due to current circumstances the Midwife Open days have been cancelled.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Jane Upham-Clinical Midwifery Manager

No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post or place of study. This information is essential if your offer of employment is to be confirmed.

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

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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