Specialist Midwife Visa Sponsorship Uk

June 20, 2024
£43.7 - £50.1 / year

Job Description




We are looking for a devoted and compassionate midwife to join our team, helping to create and provide high-quality midwifery services. This profession focuses on delivering superior care to young pregnant people and their families, particularly those dealing with adversity such as teen pregnancy, domestic abuse, substance addiction, and mental health difficulties. This role involves a dedication to professional standards as well as adherence to local and national regulations and procedures.


Main responsibilities, tasks, and abilities required

The position holder will work within the safeguarding team and collaborate with multi-professional and multi-agency groups. The job holder will give specialised care to young parents, some of whom may have additional significant safeguarding concerns.

The midwife will be expected to play an important role in the safeguarding team by facilitating and delivering professional training and ensuring the dissemination of specialist information.

The midwife will work closely with the Continuity of Care Team, which specialises in young parents.

The role emphasises a dedication to quality improvement and practice development while remaining professional and adhering to all rules, regulations, and regulatory obligations.

About us.

We are acknowledged as one of the UK’s leading NHS Foundation Trusts. Our aim is to Build Healthier Lives, and we understand that we will require exceptional employees to achieve this.

Our dedication to our employees is to offer the ideal environment for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and well-being of our employees, including a commitment to provide flexible working arrangements when possible;
We provide our employees with a wide range of training and development options to help them achieve their personal and professional goals.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our employees are treated fairly and feel like they belong by providing a friendly and inclusive atmosphere. This is about equal opportunity; eradicating all barriers, including prejudice, and ensuring that each individual member of staff reaches their full potential, achieves their goals, and thrives in their jobs. This isn’t just words. We’re taking action. Our dedication to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation, where every voice is heard, and is pushed by our varied and active staff networks, as well as the Fairness Taskforce, which is managed by our CEO. We foster a culture that encourages employees to oppose discriminatory behaviour and allows people to contribute their “full self” to a kinder, more connected, and bolder place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a smoke-free hospital.


Job Description

*Please Note: For a complete job description for this position, please check the attached Job Description*


Person Specification



  • Must be able to demonstrate
  • behaviours aligned with the Trust’s values and behaviour
  • Evidence of post-registration education.
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD teaching qualifications, such as the Mentorship Qualification, ENB 998, or similar.
  • Evidence of Safeguarding Training—both
  • internal and external (multi-agency)
  • Additional qualifications/study related adolescent pregnancy
  • Previous comprehensive midwifery experience.



  • Qualification in management/leadership. Child protection qualification Child Protection Supervision Training




  • Evidence of interest in safeguarding and its context within the Women’s and Children’s CDG.
  • Communicating effectively with women, staff, and other organisations
  • Facilitate effective teamwork.
  • Knowledge of current safeguarding legislation, guidance, and procedures.
  • Evidence of understanding of current midwifery research and clinical
  • Recognise one’s own limitations.
  • Recognise the requirement for training to a specific degree of competency.
  • Ability to work in various sections of the expert midwifery team and travel between sites as needed.
  • Capable of articulating a personal midwifery philosophy relevant to child protection practice.
  • Exhibits enthusiasm and motivation in customer service and patient focus.
  • Ability to cooperate in a team and act on one’s own initiative.
  • The ability to issue, receive, and carry out instructions.
  • Ability to accept responsibility for processes and systems
  • Capable of demonstrating a commitment to and knowledge of the necessity of treating all individuals with dignity and respect based on their specific needs.
  • A flexible approach to meeting the needs of the service.
  • Demonstrates ability to care for individuals.
  • Ability to keep both electronic and written records.
  • Awareness of Equality and Diversity



  • Evidence of Previous
  • Management experience
  • demonstrate the ability to apply
  • Putting research into practice and
  • Encourage improvements in practice as a
  • Result of Clinical Audit


Additional Criteria:


  • Excellent presentation and training skills.
  • An innovative approach to midwifery.
  • Excellent communication abilities, both written and spoken.
  • demonstrated leadership skills across professional borders.
  • Self-discipline and great time management
  • The ability to adapt to changes in the workplace, encourage change, and motivate others.
  • Ability to teach
  • Interview, appraisal, and staff management skills.
  • Proficient computer capabilities.
  • The ability to negotiate effectively.
  • Understanding of contemporary concerns and NHS reforms.
  • Managing clinical occurrences and complaints.
  • Awareness of Health and Safety Issues


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This position is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975, which requires a Disclosure application to be submitted to the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously known as CRB) to check for any past criminal conviction.

Certificate of Sponsorship

applicants from job seekers who require existing skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are encouraged and will be reviewed alongside all other applicants. For further information, visit the UK Visas and Immigration page.

From April 6, 2017, skilled worker applicants requesting for entrance clearance into the UK were required to show a criminal record certificate from each country where they had lived continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the previous ten years. This requirement also applies to adult dependents (those over the age of 18).Guidance can be found here. Criminal background checks for international candidates.

UK Professional Registration

Applicants must hold current UK professional registration. For further information, visit the NHS Careers page.

For assistance with your application, contact:

Lauren Mallinson