Midwife – Cambridge, Cambridgeshire


Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire


Job overview

Are you looking for a new challenge, as a Midwife?
Are you able to demonstrate sound clinical skills and be a confident decision maker?
Is making a difference what drives you most?
Are you reliable, hardworking person who has high standards and likes to do an excellent job?
Are you known for always going the extra mile?
If these sounds like you and you meet the person specification we look forward to receiving your application.
We have recently undergone a multi-million pound extension to meet the needs of the region’s growing population, this and the recent visit from the CQC has enabled enhanced funding to enhance our current midwifery workforce.
The ‘new’ and improved Rosie includes an expanded 10 bedded state of the art pool rooms within the birth centre, a pool room facility in the delivery unit and one of the biggest neonatal units in the UK, and is fully integrated with the existing Rosie hospital to help to ensure the Trust can deliver care in modern facilities that meet the needs of women and their families, providing greater patient choice and further improving patient experience.
We can provide accommodation upon request, and there is an on- site nursery. These posts are full time however alternative hours would be considered upon request

We are also accepting applications for Midwives to join our staff bank

Main duties of the job

To provide clinical midwifery care based on current research based evidence, ensuring an optimum level of safe and effective care throughout the Maternity Services.

Working in this speciality
The Rosie Maternity Hospital provides maternity, gynaecology and neonatal services to the local population of Cambridgeshire, extending to parts of North Essex, East and North Hertfordshire, Suffolk and Bedfordshire. Specialist services in high risk obstetrics, fetal and maternal medicine and neonatal intensive care are provided for the whole of the eastern region. 

Working for our organisation

Come Nurse with us….
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It’s a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel; we have excellent facilities to practice your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together – Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality; this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?

• Our values and reputation for outstanding care
• Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
• Career and development opportunities
• Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
• Research experience and opportunities
• You will receive £1000 Welcome Subsidy on commencement and access to a further £3000 to support your resettlement and contribute towards a deposit or first months’ rent
• Lovely location and quality of life
• Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.

This vacancy will close on the 27th March 2023

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person specification


Essential criteria

Registered Midwife  Diploma/Degree or equivalent in Midwifery

Desirable criteria

NIPE qualification


Essential criteria

Ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of midwifery in all areas of the service with recent working within the community setting

Desirable criteria

Community experience  Involvement with clinical audit and research


Essential criteria

Aware of current research and its impact on evidence base care  Knowledge of NMC Code  Understanding of the Role of the PMA  Knowledge of current reports/guidelines relating to Maternity Care and their implication

Desirable criteria

Involvement in participating in the production of evidence based polices and guidelines


Essential criteria

Ability to carry out the full range of midwifery skills in all clinical areas  Developed interpersonal skills  Working towards Perineal suturing skills, Epidural Management, IV drug additives, Siting IV Infusions  Excellent communication skills

Desirable criteria

Good organisational skills  Able to support others and mentor in the learning environment

5 Additional Requirements

Essential criteria

The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of Together- Safe, Kind, Excellent.  Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team  To provide cover for on call duties as required  Support and develop midwifery led care  Ability to travel between Trust and community services  Support and develop midwifery led care  Relevant to job banding and as required by your Line Manger  Able to act up for Line Manager/ Team Leader  Confident and motivated  Supportive within a team framework

Desirable criteria

Undertaking Exposure Prone procedures (EPP)  Contact with patient in a clinical environment  Food handling/ preparation  Direct patient contact  Essential use of latex gloves  Manual Handling  Shift work or night shifts  Hold current drivers licence

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Liz Marlow
Job title
Email address
[email protected]
Telephone number
01223 216696


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