Midwife Visa Sponsorship Uk

April 18, 2024
£42.5 - £50.4 / year

Job Description




The trust has over 10,000 employees who serve 1.6 million patients. It includes Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, and the Royal Free Hospital, as well as over 30 community services. This larger-scale organisation gives us an unprecedented chance to continue our pioneering work, particularly in identifying methods to provide even better care to our patients.

Our mission is to provide world-class care and expertise in our clinical services, supported by world-class teaching and research, and we will continue to track our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, safety and compliance with external duties, and building a strong organisation.

Everyone is welcome at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. We are proud of our diversity, and we continue to launch new projects to improve equality for LGBT+, BME, gender equality, staff carers, and persons with disabilities, as well as to encourage good relations and understanding among our employees.


Job overview

Please review the attached job description for additional information on this position and working at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.


Main responsibilities of the job

“We have an amazing opportunity for a midwife to join our newborn feeding team. If you are passionate about newborn feeding and wish to be a part of the Royal Free Hospital’s newborn Feeding Team, please apply.
You will assist women and delivery attendants with newborn feeding, maintain current knowledge, and assist with audit completion. You will also assist with UNICEF BFI accreditation preparation.”



Working for our organisation.

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the United Kingdom’s largest and most innovative trusts. Our committed army of staff cares for over 1.6 million patients in three main hospitals, treats over 200,000 in A&E, delivers over 8,000 newborns, and performs over 17 million tests.

Our size, scope, and influence provide you with unique career options and a forward-thinking approach to work that fits around your schedule. We make it easy to advance your career with flexible hours, attractive benefits, and next-level training.

For more information, visit https://www.royalfreelondonjobs.co.uk/.


Detailed job description and primary responsibilities

Please review the attached job description for additional information on this position and working at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.


Person Specification


Essential criteria

NMC Part 10 Register or Equivalent

Experience (placement or post-grad) in both the wards and delivery suite sectors.


Desirable requirements.

Evidence of professional updating.

Academic, professional, or vocational training and development.


Essential criteria

Experience in all areas of midwifery


Desirable requirements.

Previous experience as a midwife or Band 5 grade nurse. Working in a setting where “normality in midwifery” is the primary focus (MLC) unit. Previous experience working in the community.


Essential criteria

Ability to assess midwifery care.

Ability to relate NMC Midwives Rules, Code of Practice, The Scope of Professional Practice, and Standards for Medicine Administration

Capable of using proper language according to the situation

Legible, literate, and grammatically accurate

Capable of collaborating effectively with others.

Ability to exercise personal initiative.

Ability to prioritise their own workload

Ability to handle junior employees

Understand the public health agenda.

The ability to teach parents and students.

Capability to perform all midwifery responsibilities within the appropriate clinical area.

IT literate

Understanding of Clinical Governance

Desirable requirements.

Understanding of BFI standards and national recommendations/drivers for infant feeding.

Skills & Aptitudes

Essential criteria

Polite, reliable, honest, punctual, accessible, dependable, and nonjudgmental.

Ability to adapt to new working practices.

Ability to stay cool under pressure

Ability to deal calmly and courteously with challenging people.

An adaptable and flexible approach to functioning inside the Unit.

Flexible work hours

Full dedication to the job

Desirable requirements.

Able to meet the practical requirements of the role, such as cross-site shift patterns.


Essential criteria

demonstrated ability to meet the Trust Values.


COVID-19 Vaccination

Getting vaccinated and receiving a booster remains the strongest defence against COVID-19.
We encourage and support staff to receive the COVID-19 immunisation and booster doses when eligible.AT*: Apprenticeship Training. The AT* symbol next to the job title denotes an apprenticeship function.

By applying for this position, you agree that if you are successful, your personal information may be moved from the Trust to another NHS organisation if your employment moves within the NHS.This is consistent with the streamlining strategy, which aims to save you time and improve efficiencies within the NHS when your job transitions.As a result, we need that you finish your stat and Man e-learning programmes before joining our business.

EU/EEA citizens without EU Settlement or Pre-Settled status require a visa to work in the UK.

Applicants from job seekers requiring sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be reviewed alongside all other applicants. To avoid disappointment, ensure your eligibility for the UKVI points-based system before submitting your application.

If you are given a role with an NLPSS partner trust, your identification and permission to work papers will be checked remotely (in most cases) by a recognised identity verification service provider TrustID. You will be prompted to take a photo of the appropriate documents as well as a “selfie” with your smartphone/tablet (if accessible) for facial recognition. TrustID will also undertake a digital address check using Trunarrative and Equifax, which is a soft check that has no impact on your credit score. To learn more, visit www.trustid.co.uk.

The Trust collects personal information through computerised new starter forms on Trac. The information collected is securely stored and utilised to create the employee record on the ESR HR system.

If the role involves regulated activities, the Trust will obtain a DBS check (CRB). The Trust complies with the Disclosure and Barring Service Code of Practice and the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

By applying for this role, you consent to the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust transmitting your information to their preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, your information will be sent to the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

To avoid scammers, we will only interact with you via @recruit.trac.jobs or nhs.net email addresses, and will never request payment.

People who want to work flexible hours or split a job are encouraged to apply. We are devoted to equal opportunity.

Please take note:

Due to the large amount of applications received for specific positions, we may close this vacancy before the indicated closing date. Please apply for this position as soon as possible, if you are interested and meet the requirements of the Person Specification.

Only candidates who can clearly demonstrate how they meet the person criterion will be considered for this position.

Interview arrangements will be sent via email, so please check your inbox periodically after the closing date.Please be warned that due to extraordinarily high demand, all Royal Free lodging is at full capacity, and waiting lists are in place. The average waiting time is 12 months. Please do not rely on Trust accommodation when you start your role and look into alternate options for your arrival.