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Band 5 & 6

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Band 5 & 6
37.5 hours per week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Labour Suite & Obs Theatre Level 5
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum excl. HCAS
17/10/2019 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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By applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers.



Band 5 and Band 6 Midwives


Band 5: £24,214 - £30,112 per annum excl. HCAS

Band 6: £30,401 - £37,267 per annum excl. HCAS

Continuity of carer teams -labour ward, birth centre Community

 Antenatal and postnatal ward

Are you newly qualified or approaching the end of your training?

Do you have post registration experience?

Do you have a current registration to work as a midwife with an NMC PIN?

Take this opportunity to join Whittington Health NHS midwives in our exciting innovative continuity of carer projects or for newly qualified, our long established and highly recommended Preceptorship programme which works within the Capital Midwife framework.

For Band 6 Midwives, our Continuity of carer midwives work between Birth centre, labour ward and community, working in various models of care incorporating on-call and non on- call integrated models. Midwives on this project are enjoying the combination of work areas and are maintaining a full range of midwifery skills and job satisfaction.

We also have vacancies to work in all areas of the maternity unit, including labour ward and antenatal and postnatal.

We are a friendly unit where our staff are well supported through a strong practice development and good PMA support systems.

We look after a diverse population where women and their families are treated as individuals providing personalised care.

We are at the forefront of innovation, this includes partners staying overnight, enhanced recovery, and midwifery led induction of labour and normalising birth. Our community midwives are equipped with Ipads or laptops to support remote working in various community venues. We work closely alongside Health Visitors who are also part of our integrated service.

We provide a first class service, which is reflected in the number of positive compliments received from our satisfied clients

We have a beautiful Birth Centre with four pools and our Labour Ward has two birthing pools and telemetry to encourage normality.

Our maternity unit is undergoing exciting upgrades to ensure a smart environment for women to feel relaxed.

Our midwives work a varied range of shifts and hours in all areas of midwifery including days, nights and weekends as well as an on call basis to support women birthing at home.

Any newly qualified applicants would need to have an active Midwifery PIN by 31st December 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

(Monday-Friday 9-5):

Gillian De La Motte (Community) 

Jane Laking (Labour ward Matron)

 Jane McKenzie (Practice development midwife)

If you have problems applying, contact

Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
N19 5NF
020 7288 3306