We run three busy hospital sites at Peterborough, Huntingdon and Stamford and provide outpatient services in two community hospitals in Ely and Doddington. Our 6,000 staff serve a growing population of 750,000 across North Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire.

Job overview

Are you a Registered Nurse who would love to become a Midwife, then we have the opportunity for you to come and join our Maternity Team

We are working in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire to support registered nurses to receive full funding (fees and salary) to train to be a midwife either through a Degree or Masters Programme.

The course for the January 2022 cohort will begin on 3rd January 2022 and end on 27th August 2023.

This shortened programme is an innovative, flexible, work-based course for qualified nurses to become midwives. It will develop your skills and knowledge so that you can become a responsive, confident midwife able to care for women and their babies. Focusing on holistic care you will gain a sound knowledge of the what is normal and healthy in childbearng women enabling you to recognise and manage problems they may have.

Main duties of the job

The programme consists of 86 weeks in total, with eight study block weeks with reading and professional study time included. During these eight study blocks you will be required to travel to Hatfield for face to face training.

During your clinical placements you will be supported through online resources, discussions, group working and reflection sessions. Each clinical week comprises of 40 hours and is a combination of practice and theory. When in placement the clinical hours will be 30 hours per week and 10 hours of theory.

Working for our organisation

Applicants to this programme will need to meet the following entry criteria:

  • A registered Adult nurse (level 1) with current registration with the NMC;
  • At least 6 months post qualification clinical experience as an adult nurse on the NMC register in the UK
  • A British Passport holder or have indefinite leave to remain
  • Detailed job description and main responsibilities

    Please see the attached job description for further details

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    Person specification


    Essential criteria

  • registered Adult nurse (level 1) with current registration with the NMC
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2:2: with a minimum qualification of Diploma in Higher Education with evidence of study at Level 6
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • •At least 6 months post qualification clinical experience as an adult nurse on the NMC register in the UK
  • If the post you have applied for requires a DBS check or you are an existing member of staff transferring to a role which requires a DBS or higher level than held you will be charged for the cost of the check. In submitting your application you authorise the Trust to deduct the cost of this check from your first months salary if appointed. The cost of the check is currently £44 for an enhanced check and £27 for a standard check.

    We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date should we receive sufficient applications.

    In submitting an application form, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed. This includes a check with the DBS Update Service where registered.

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