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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/06/2022.

Consultant Midwife - Band 8b

Job Reference: 323-DBE2320

Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
323 Maternity Nursing
£56,609 to £65,707 pa pro rata

Our vision at Ashford & St Peter’s is to provide an outstanding experience and outcomes for patients and staff.

There has never been a better time to join us in the NHS at Ashford & St Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We provide acute and planned inpatient and outpatient care for our local community with a strong commitment to staff health and wellbeing. We are committed to providing continuous professional development, staff benefits and flexibility to shape our workforce around our patient care.

Consultant Midwife - Band 8b

30 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the maternity team at Ashford and St Peters NHS Foundation Trust (ASPH).

You will be joining us at a very exciting time for the maternity services at ASPH. You will be part of the wider maternity team placing women and their families at the heart of services delivering safe midwifery practice innovations within all areas of maternity services at ASPH.


You will work closely with key stakeholders, including the Surrey Heartlands Local Maternity & Neonatal System to support the innovation and transformation of maternity services within Ashford and St Peters in response to local and national strategy and emerging evidence. Surrey Heartlands LMS whose vision and work as an early adopter has resulted in national recognition for collaborative services such as the award winning Surrey Heartlands Pregnancy advice line.

We are looking for an exceptional individual to lead on choice and personalisation, and develop our midwifery led pathways of care. You will be a very experienced midwife who has worked across all midwifery clinical areas with experience of leading change initiatives and developing pathways of care.

For an informal chat or visit please contact Emma Bradley -

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Staff Benefits

Flexible working: We want all staff to have a good life/work balance and we will support you to have a working pattern that meets your needs and helps us to provide our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients.

We are Ofsted registered day nurseries at Ashford and St Peter’s sites, catering for children from 3 months to 5 years, and half-term play-schemes for primary school age children, open from 8am to 6pm.

We have car parking on all our sites and a new multi-storey car park on the St Peter’s site. We have onsite accommodation in shared flats or houses.

The NHS Pension scheme helps you to build your pension for when you retire. You receive tax relief on the contributions you make while you are working and the Trust makes a financial contribution as well. The NHS pension scheme has benefits that will support you and your family when you retire.

Career pathways: we support our staff to develop their careers and will ensure that you can access support, training and development to progress and fulfil your potential at ASPH

There are a number of staff benefit schemes running to support wellbeing such as salary sacrifice, discount schemes and cycle to work schemes.

ASPH Wellbeing support includes a brand new Wellbeing hub that features an on-site gym as part of the recreation area, offering exercise classes or use of the gym for free following induction, as well as a relaxation area. We have multi-faith centres on both hospital sites.

Find out more by visiting the guide and links that can be found to the right of this advert.

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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