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Staff Midwife

Portland Hospital – London
Clinical
Full time
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Role: Staff Midwife

Site: The Portland Hospital for Women & Children, London.
Hours: Full-time (shifts: Long days/nights/Weekends)
Salary: Band 6 competitive dependent on skills & Experience + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)

We’re looking for a Staff Midwife to join The Portland Hospital, currently rated “Good” by the CQC.

As the Staff Midwife, you will be responsible and accountable for the provision of high-quality care within the maternity setting. You will work within the midwifery team to provide antenatal, intranatal and postnatal care to all women during their inpatient stay and work alongside Obstetric Consultants colleagues to support Consultant Led Care within the maternity service.

Why The Portland Hospital?

  • Both consultant and midwife lead care available

  • Holistic care approach

  • Excellent training available both internally and externally and career progression

  • Lower patient / staff ratio to ensure high quality care is always the priority

  • One-to-one care throughout the Labour ward

  • Support staff such as Healthcare Assistance and Nursery Nurses available


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate good clinical practice at all times in the provision of antenatal, intranatal and postnatal care

  • Provide midwifery advice to support and facilitate high quality, individualised care to women and their families without supervision, in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team

  • Provide care throughout the maternity unit as required to meet the needs of service

  • Establish effective communication and working relationships with


Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in a Midwifery setting.

  • NMC Registered Midwife (Band 6)

  • Basic Adult and Newborn Life Support

  • Teaching and mentoring experience

  • Competent at cannulation

Why HCA UK?

Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Staff Midwife you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you

  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals

  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service

  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme

  • Group Life Assurance from day one

  • Critical illness cover

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay

  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland

  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you

  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.

A member of our recruitment team will be in touch. Alternatively, please email tracy.wright@hcahealthcare.co.uk for more information.

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