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Community Midwife

Band 6

Main area
Maternity Services
Band 6
Part Time/Full Time Hours week available
Job ref
Royal Derby Hospital
£28,050 - £36,644 pro rata pa
22/02/2019 23:59
Interview date

There has never been a better time to come and work at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.  The Trust was formed on 1 July 2018 to bring together our five hospitals – in Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth – to provide the highest quality care to patients across southern Derbyshire and south east Staffordshire. 

With over 12,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds. All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

MINDFUL EMPLOYER – University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust has signed the Charter for Employers who are positive about Mental Health.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 


Maternity Services at Derby delivers care to approximately 8,000 women, of which 6000 women birth at the Derby Teaching Hospitals. We have co-located Birth Centre that provides care to 1,500 women and a high risk Labour Ward that delivers care to a diverse population with complex medical and social needs. We are a dynamic service and provide maternity care within Derby and the surrounding areas. 

Our Primary Care Midwives work within 5 geographical teams (two city teams/three county teams) and they hold a clinical caseload for antenatal and postnatal continuity. In addition to running antenatal clinics our community Midwives undertake postnatal clinics, home visits, parent education classes and work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide safe effective care. We also offer an excellent homebirth service which you will be supported to participate in. 

Successful candidates will be considered for all teams.

We are seeking a candidate with excellent communication and time management skills who can demonstrate the ability to balance competing priorities effectively.

We offer an extensive, supportive induction package which would be tailored to your specific requirements.

A requirement is a current driving licence and a vehicle available for work purposes. Please confirm this within your supporting information.

The successful candidate would be offered a contract as a Community Midwife. We are not able to offer contracts for a specific community team.

Closing Date: 22 February 2019

Interview Date: 8 March 2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Eileen Morris 07799337589

Jenni White 07799337605

If you have problems applying, contact

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