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Job Description

Band 6 Midwife
Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Maternity Department
St Mary's Hospital, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5TG
Monday to Sunday (Long Days, Nights including weekends)
£34ph Weekdays, £38ph Saturday and Nights, £42ph Sundays and Bank Holidays

Job Statement

To participate in the integrated midwifery model working within both community and all areas of
the acute setting working shifts, including day and night shifts
To partake in the morning multidisciplinary handover in the absence of a Clinical Lead Midwife
To act as shift lead in the absence of a Clinical Lead Midwife
Participate in the on-call rota for both hospital and community as part of the escalation process as
well as promoting and facilitating home births
Be confident in dealing with obstetric emergencies in hospital and community setting as
Ensure that accurate, clear and contemporaneous, legible records are kept with evidence of
assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of care.
To be responsible for delivering and maintaining a high standard of day-to-day evidence-based
practice for all women and birthing people in the designated clinical area/caseload
To maintain and continually develop in-depth specialist knowledge of midwifery practice relevant
to the individual clinical area
To engage with women, birthing people and their families to encourage and promote holistic
individualised care
Provide support and advice following pregnancy loss
Ensure the safe custody of drugs in accordance with the hospital policy and The Code (NMC,
Responsible for the protection of safeguarding of children with an awareness of child protections
To be a source of reference regarding Health Education and Social Care
To act as a practice supervisor- and/or assessor for student midwives

We also offer a £250 bonus for starting this contract

If you know anyone who may be interested in the position we can also offer a £250 referral fee

If this is of interest, please just respond to this advert or call Jake on 01772 208963.