Midwife Band 5 and 6

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority

As a District General Hospital we are searching for committed dynamic and enthusiastic midwives to join our team. We want you to be here shaping our vision for an outstanding service that gives our women, families within our community and our midwives an extraordinary experience. You will join a warm and supportive team of midwives who truly care about the women’s experience of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood. We value your experience working alongside us and acknowledge that fulfilled midwives put the women at the centre of their work. We want to build on our service to promote continuity and increase midwife led births in line with ‘Better Births’. We want women to explore opportunities and we want the midwives to guide and support her along this exciting journey with passion and creativity.

We want midwives to love working with us and the families we serve.

We are seeking to recruit highly motivated Band 5 newly qualified midwives and Band 6 midwives who have a passion for midwifery and will act as an advocate for woman and their families.

You will be innovative and committed to midwifery care, in a small District General Hospital. This will be a rotational post providing antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, must be able to work in a team. You will be innovative, enthusiastic, and committed to drive change forward to improve support and choice for women and their babies.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills and professional ambition to join our team at Queen Elizabeth Hospital then this could be the opportunity and challenge you are looking for.

The maternity service here at The QEH is evolving to meet the needs of our women. We are currently responsible for the care of approximately 2300 births each year. The service offers a choice of care pathway, lead professional and place of birth to women living in King’s Lynn, West, North and South West Norfolk, and parts of Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, & Suffolk.

Inpatient services consist of a high risk delivery suite, co-located midwifery led birthing unit, and a combined antenatal and postnatal ward with transitional care cots. The neonatal unit is at level 2 (Local Neonatal Unit)

We are seeking dynamic, highly motivated and clinically credible midwives to join our team. We are looking for individuals to complement our existing team in continuing to develop the services in a constantly changing environment.

The Women’s and Children’s management team at QEH is committed to providing a high quality, safe and responsive service to the women we care for. Supporting choice and promoting a philosophy of care that encourages a positive pregnancy and birth experience for women and their families is important to us and we are looking for like-minded individuals to help us further develop our services.

If you are dynamic, passionate about high quality care, thrive on hard work, embrace change and enjoy developing others through strong clinical presence and professional leadership then you might be just the person we are looking for.

In return for your commitment we can offer you a supportive work environment, opportunities for wider personal development plus access to education and training programmes to support you in your role and enhance your professional portfolio.

Are you newly qualified and wanting to join a small friendly team or have you completed your band 5 preceptorship programme and looking to further develop your knowledge and skills as a band 6? Then we would love to hear from you. We are offering permanent and bank contracts.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Annabelle Howard

Practice Development Midwife


Reference: 40911118

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