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Job Reference: 264-1633534-FAM

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Kettering General Hospital, Kettering
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum

Kettering General Hospital is delighted to offer an exciting opportunity for newly qualified/ band 5 midwives to join their team. There are posts in all aspects of Midwifery and the opportunity to maintain all your skills as a rotational midwife providing ante natal, postnatal and intrapartum care to women with low and high risk pregnancies, rotating through all areas of the service including community, as required. We are a forward looking service with staff that have the enthusiasm to improve care for women and families. We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic midwives who have a keen interest in all aspects of maternity care to join this excellent and innovative maternity unit.

We have a well-established preceptorship program which supports staff to gain confidence and skills at a pace that is right for them. The unit is extremely proud to have been awarded BFI Level 3. We are working as part of Northamptonshire LMS to deliver the recommendations of Better Births and have opportunities within existing and upcoming continuity of carer pilots.

For further information, please contact Paula Anderson – Delivery Suite Ward Sister on 01536491635 or email

Important Information

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

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

Please submit your application as soon as possible; due to the high volumes of applications we receive and we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications.

We are an equal opportunities employer, which aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds.

We welcome applications from members of our black and minority ethnic (BME) communities, especially in relation to senior posts within at KGH. As KGH has identified that it needs more BME representation in band 7 and above roles.

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.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Kettering General Hospital (KGH) NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record (ESR) Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process. Including factual reference, occupational health clearance and statutory and mandatory training record.

If you need to have a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check, as a requirement of the role, you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check (£50) and this amount will be reclaimed from your first salary. It is also recommended that following your DBS check you subscribe to the DBS update service.

Please note that news starters with KGH are subject to a six month probationary period.

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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