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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/02/2020.

Job Reference: 418-MID6581-EH-H

Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Trust
Maternity Services
Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Lewsey Road, LU4 0DZ, Luton
£24,214 - £30,112 pa (pro

The Luton & Dunstable University Hospital is a highly rated, diverse and forward thinking place to work. We are a Foundation Trust serving a multi-cultural population of over 350,000 across Bedfordshire and North Hertfordshire.

The Trust Boards of Luton and Dunstable University Hospital and Bedford Hospital are working towards becoming a single new NHS Foundation Trust with effect from 1st April 2020. This will bring many benefits for patients and opportunities for staff. Both hospitals will retain their identity with individual hospital names and key services will remain on both sites and be managed as single teams across the whole Bedfordshire catchment area. Travel between hospital sites may be required.

Through tremendous commitment and hard work, our Paediatrics, Emergency Care Services and Outpatient Services achieved “Outstanding” in our 2016 Care Quality Commission inspection. Similarly we had an overall rating of “Good” across the rest of the hospital. We were praised as compassionate, empathetic and exhibiting patient outcomes above the average when compared with other acute Trusts.

We are a regional centre of excellence for several key specialties including, Obesity Research, Neurophysiology, Cardiology, Ophthalmology and Cancer Services. We are a tertiary level NICU provider and one of the largest centres for breast screening in the country.

The hospital continues to be committed to delivering the best patient care using the best clinical knowledge and technology available.

If you are a Registered Midwife or a final year Student Midwife, have completed a Return to Practice Course or wishing to return to midwifery following a break of less than three years, we can offer exciting opportunities within our Maternity Services

Come and meet the team to discuss opportunities available at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital, how we can support you to fulfil your career ambitions and view the excellent facilities and working environment.

The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Trust (L&D) is a top performing hospital - we are proud to care but we require more Midwives to keep it that way.

Currently the Trust has a number of exciting opportunities for Newly Qualified and Experienced Midwives.

L&D Midwives are professional, compassionate and proud to care for their patients, in return when you join our Trust you will work in an environment that attracts and retains a superlative calibre of staff. Your experience will help ensure you provide a high standard of care to our patients when assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care.

Communication is vital in any clinical environment and the L&D is no different; the ability to provide basic care information to patients and their relatives/carers not only helps best practice but it also helps ensure a confidence in our service. Therefore, you will need to be effective in both verbal and written communication skills.

If you are a Registered Midwife or qualifying this year and are proud of the work you do, or maybe a Registered Midwife who wants to return after a career break we would like to meet you.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jennifer Wood -


Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all members of the community including people with disabilities.

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