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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/10/2021.

Community Midwifery Assistant

Job Reference: 284-21-DWPR-1054

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Community - Charlotte Road
Birmingham Women's Hospital
£20,330 to £21,777 pa

If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application.

Community Midwifery Support Worker Band 3

Charlotte Road Team

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

30 hours per week / fixed term 6 months


This is an exciting opportunity for a Band 3 Midwifery Support Worker (MSW) to join our community teams. The role of the Midwifery Support Worker is to support the delivery of high quality safe care to women and babies. The MSW will be a competent individual, working as a member of the Midwifery team. The MSW will work within in/direct supervision of a registered Midwife but still be guided by the midwife’s expertise. They will provide support and ensure the smooth running of community clinics, phlebotomy clinics and community scan clinics The MSW will also work with individual women, families and in group settings throughout the pregnancy and the postnatal period. The MSW will undertake a range of duties including: care of women and babies, providing information and advice on self-care, infant care and initiating breastfeeding, health promotion, clerical, educational and housekeeping duties and collecting stock to ensure the smooth running of the midwifery team.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person who has excellent communication skills, a desire to provide excellent care to women and babies throughout pregnancy and the postnatal period. A person who can work independently and as part of a wider team. Phlebotomy skills are essential. Applicants must have a full clean UK driving licence and experience of working in an NHS setting is desirable.

For further information please contact:

Jayne Woodroffe

Charlotte Road Team Sister




BWC is committed to inclusion and diversity. Please ensure that you review the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against. If you believe your experience means you meet the criteria, please draw this out in your application.

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction.

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