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Viewing 1 - 15 of 27 jobs

London, Greater London

Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a...

Posted 29th September 2020
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Reading, Berkshire

VIP Nursing£ 30 - 36 per hour

Registered Midwife (RM) Pay rate: £30 to £36 Shifts: Monday to Sunday available - 07:45 to 20:30 /...

Posted 29th September 2020
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Dublin, Dublin

CPL Healthcare

Cpl Healthcare is delighted to announce that we have partnered with the HSE to fill a number of Public Health...

Posted 28th September 2020
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Dublin, Dublin

CPL Healthcare

Interviews Skype and Italy (Early 2020) Cpl Healthcare in partnership with its client Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise,...

Posted 28th September 2020
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Dublin, Dublin

CPL Healthcare

    The opportunities have never been better for midwives in Ireland in terms of growing your...

Posted 28th September 2020
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Cork, Cork

CPL Healthcare

THE CLIENT CUMH is part of the Cork University Hospital (CUH) campus. The 800 bed general hospital is...

Posted 28th September 2020
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Portlaoise, Laois

CPL Healthcare

Cpl Healthcare is delighted to have been partnered Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. As a public hospital, the employing...

Posted 25th September 2020
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London, Greater London

Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a...

Posted 23rd September 2020
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London, Greater London

Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a...

Posted 23rd September 2020
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London, Greater London

Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a...

Posted 23rd September 2020
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Waikato Hospital

Neon Logic Agency

Where you’ll be working: Waikato Hospital The details: Permanent and fixed term - part time or full time hours...

Posted 23rd September 2020
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London, Greater London

Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a...

Posted 21st September 2020
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London, Greater London

Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a...

Posted 17th September 2020
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Cork, Cork

CPL Healthcare

CPL Healthcare are currently seeking Staff Midwives for an excellent HSE Maternity Hospital based in Cork. This 126 bed Maternity...

Posted 17th September 2020
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Portlaoise, Laois

CPL Healthcare

CPL Healthcare are currently seeking Staff Midwives for an excellent HSE Hospital based in Portlaoise. This Hospital serves as the...

Posted 17th September 2020
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Midwife job search: frequently asked questions

Welcome to our Midwife jobs page, where you’ll find all the latest Midwifery jobs and Midwife Assistant jobs available throughout the UK.

A midwife talks to a pregnant womanMidwife job search: frequently asked questions

There are approximately 36,000 Midwives working in the UK, and plenty of vacant roles in every corner of the country

How do you become a Midwife?

To apply for a Midwifery role, you’ll need a degree in Midwifery. Entry requirements for relevant universities can vary, but typically you’ll need five GCSEs at grade A-C, and two or three A-levels.

What skills do you need to be a Midwife?

You’ll need a fairly specific set of skills. On a day-to-day basis you’ll be providing support to mothers during pregnancy, labour, childbirth and in the first few days after a baby is born.

So you’ll need huge emotional strength, a calm and caring nature, plenty of patience – and in particular, the ability to make decisions and use your initiative in high-pressure situations.

What does a Midwife do?

Typical responsibilities include:

• Antenatal care, including screening tests in the hospital, community and the home

• Identifying high risk pregnancies and making referrals to specialists

• Providing counselling and advice for various scenarios, from pregnancy complications to birthing plans

• Supervising and assisting labour, including drug and pain management

• Giving support and advice on caring for the baby, including breastfeeding and bathing

• Liaising with other health and social care providers

What band is a Midwife, and how much does a Midwife make?

Newly qualified NHS Midwives earn the same amount as Nurses, starting at Band 5 on the official pay-scale.

Currently, that means newly qualified Midwives will earn approximately £24,214 a year – rising incrementally for every year of service until you reach the top of the banding.

Thereafter, salary increases depend on gaining promotions to upper bandings, which normally require further study and gaining more experience.

At supervisor level, you can expect to earn upwards of £40,000; at consultant level, you can earn in excess of £65,000.

To find out more about salary bandings in the NHS, check out our comprehensive salary guide.

How much do private Midwives earn?

In the private sector, Midwife salaries are far less structured. Midwives will typically transfer across from the NHS, and it’s an increasingly common career move as many expectant mothers opt to hire Midwives privately.

Average salaries are hard to measure, but it’s widely suggested that pay can be higher, while benefits are typically worse than they are in the NHS. In the NHS for example, Midwives can expect excellent holiday entitlement, sick pay, maternity pay and pension contributions. In the private sector, none of this is guaranteed above a statutory level. As a result, choosing between the private and public sector is about more than just pay.

All the latest Midwifery roles

View our latest jobs for Midwives above, or if you can’t find what you’re looking for, create an account and register your CV here and we’ll send you the latest jobs as soon as they arise.