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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/10/2021.

Midwife, Band 6

Job Reference: 358-2514036-WOM-E

University Hospitals of Leicester
Maternity Services
Leicester Royal Infirmary/Leicester General Hospital, Leicester
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work on the Maternity unit at the Leicester hospitals, the community and St Mary’s standalone Birth Centre Melton

Leicester is an exciting, vibrant, multicultural city of culture. 

We have vacancies for Band 6 Midwives.

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

Overseas applicants should only apply if they are registered with the NMC and are active on the register with a PIN.

We have  alongside midwife led Birth Centres at each hospital site, that are recognised as the top 3 national birth centres for providing care to a high proportion of low risk women.

We have a standalone Midwife led unit at Melton Mowbray.

There is a Homebirth Team that caseload women requesting home births.

We have a small number of “continuity of carer” models in line with The Better Births Initiative. We are working towards increasing our Continuity teams and will be encouraging teams for women from BAME backgrounds and poor socio/economic groups.

We have an Enhanced care package for Elective Caesarians for women to be discharged home at 24 hours post -surgery.

There is a level 3 Neonatal Unit and regional Neonatal Heart Specialists.

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.

The posts are rotational and there are opportunities to be a core member in all areas and Deputy Manager, Student Link, Infection Prevention and Specialist champions’ roles.

There are exciting opportunities for promotion and career development; we have a Band 7 midwife co-ordinator learning package for midwives that want to develop the midwife role on Delivery suite.

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

We have responsive ongoing support from our clinical education team, who provide mandatory training and other learning packages.

For further details / informal visits contact:

  • Carly Smith, Preceptorship Midwife : 0116 258 5228/
  • Fiona ford matron: 01162586086
  • Flo Cox: 0116 258 6086



Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

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COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

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