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Join our Maternity Team

We're inviting you to come and be part of our passionate and dedicated midwifery team which looks after women and birthing people in Bath, North East Somerset and West Wiltshire. Now is the perfect time to apply as we're delighted to offer generous relocation packages - terms and conditions apply*.

You'll become part of our Outstanding Service** and this is your chance to work in a transforming maternity team where we aim to ensure all women have access to the optimal birth environment in accordance with their choice.

Whether you are at the start of your midwifery career or have a number of years' experience, we will help you flourish in your career at RUH Bath. Do take a look at our vacancies below or register your interest with us.

When you join our passionate team of midwives, you will be able to work across our consultant-led unit and two standalone birth centres, as well as in our two community midwife-led units, the antenatal and postnatal ward and maternity day assessment unit. We are also in the exciting planning stages for an alongside midwifery unit that will be built on the RUH site.

Our Obstetric Unit Bath Birthing Centre has nine birthing rooms, two birthing pools and supports midwifery-led care. Our birthing rooms have low lighting, soft furnishings and can be tailored to individual family's requirements. The unit also has eight beds which support assessment and care of the critically ill and complex pregnancies, a dedicated maternity theatre, anaesthetic room, and a bereavement suite and neonatal unit is in close proximity.

Our antenatal and postnatal ward supports families with complex pregnancies, those requiring induction of labour and support in the post-natal period before transferring to community postnatal care. This area is also supported by our neonatal team and houses families on a transitional care pathway.

Opportunities

Developing your talents

At our Trust we like to see our colleagues flourish and get to where they want to be. When you join us as a registered midwife, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Take part in a comprehensive six-week orientation welcome programme
  • Access up to £1,000 of Continuous Professional Development funding to attend specialist accredited courses and leadership programmes
  • A supportive preceptorship package in place for newly-qualified midwives

Why join our Trust?

Your wellbeing is important to us - everyone matters at the RUH. When you join our RUH community, you'll be invited to be part of our staff networks, meet new colleagues, discuss ideas and encourage conversations that can influence change for the benefit of everyone. To find out about the range of staff benefits that we have to offer you please click here.

Our hospital site is surrounded by beautiful countryside, there's plenty of outside space for you to enjoy a restful break. We even have an outdoor heated swimming pool to help support your wellbeing. What's more we're only a short distance away from Bath's vibrant city centre which has many restaurants, independent shops, pubs and trendy bars. Find out more here.

If you are looking to relocate, take a closer look at these areas in Bath.

We strive to be a diverse and inclusive employer where we can all be ourselves. We like to celebrate our diversity and the benefits that diversity brings to our teams and the care we provide. We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are currently underrepresented within our Maternity Services.

Interested? How you can find out more about these roles:

We welcome applicants to contact us before they submit their application so they can discuss the role further. Informal visits to our Maternity department can also be arranged.

If you would like to do this please contact either: Midwifery Sister Diane Butler via email diane.butler1@nhs.net or Midwifery Sister  via email beth.connelly@nhs.net or call 01225 828331 and ask for bleep 7242, we'd love to hear from you.

Applying for a vacancy

For information on our application process and how to prepare for an interview please click here


* More details about our relocation package can be provided upon request.
** In our latest CQC review we were rated as 'Outstanding' which we are very proud of and wish to maintain.

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