Senior Midwifery Practitioner

University Hospital Southampton

Job overview

This is a fantastic career development opportunity for a band 6/7 midwife to pursue a career in consultant midwifery. Personal development, mentorship and support will be provided, enabling you to identify any development needs, preparing you for a senior leadership role in the future.

Caring for over 5000 women and birthing people a year, UHS is also a regional centre for fetal and maternal medicine, and home to one of the largest neonatal units in the country. The successful candidate will work closely with our two consultant midwives who are passionate about supporting people to make informed decisions about their care and to optimise birth outcomes. You will also work closely with our senior leadership and multiprofessional teams and local Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP).

Working for our organisation

As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. 

At UHS we are committed to providing a flexible working environment. We believe that it benefits everyone if we achieve a positive work-life balance. Whether you are balancing family, study or your wellbeing with your career, we want to support you so you can help our patients.

We’re proud to have been voted in the Top Five acute Trusts for our commitment to supporting our staff to achieve work-life balance.

UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme and life insurance.

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