Newly Qualified and Preceptee Midwives

Newly qualified or qualifying in the next 6 months? Looking for flexible work? We are looking for compassionate, highly motivated, Newly Qualified and Preceptee Midwives to join our highly committed NHSP Bank team for West Hertfordshire NHS Trust with exciting development opportunities.

Working in partnership with West Hertfordshire NHS Trust, NHS Professionals provides a service that combines intimate understanding of the Trust’s temporary and flexible workforce requirements with the reliability, quality and value for money that only a managed service can offer.

NHS Professionals (NHSP) is the leading provider of managed flexible worker services to the NHS. More than 100,000 general and specialist nurses, doctors, midwives, administrative and other healthcare professionals have registered to work flexibly through the bank.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Maintain NMC registration and ensure that Revalidation is up to date. Practice in accordance with the NMC The Code and the Standards for Midwives
  • Ensure that other NMC documents and Trust guidelines are adhered to. Maintain and develop professional knowledge and competence in accordance with NMC recommendations
  • Plan and provide individualised care based on careful history taking, medical and social assessment as early in pregnancy as possible
  • To promote and maintain standards of professional practice in order to enhance quality of care for clients
  • Work within the agreed guidelines, policies and practices and participate in the review of guidelines and practice
  • Be accountable for maintaining a safe and responsible approach to own sphere of practice.
  • Ensure good communication with appropriate team professionals/agencies/clients using discretion and maintaining confidentiality and a level of continuity and quality of care
  • To maintain legible and contemporaneous records at all times, reflecting the management of care
  • Communicate information effectively with clients to assist them in making informed choice regarding maternity care
  • Be aware of the Data Protection Act and confidentiality rules. Work towards the aims/objectives of the Trust’s Nursing and Midwifery strategy. Participate in research trials within the unit
  • Ensure that midwifery practice is current, and research based
  • Plan, organise and participate in Parent Education teaching in the clinical area
  • Advise of Family Planning, Sexual Health and Public Health Services available


In return for your hard work and your professional, caring and reliable service you will have access to the following benefits

  • Competitive weekly pay – work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of available shifts – bank members get priority over agencies
  • Paid annual leave – build on your holiday allowance every shift you work
  • Statutory maternity/paternity pay (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Free training and development opportunities – including Continuous Professional Development
  • Access to NHSP Stakeholder Pension Plan
  • A local team to provide help, support and advice whenever you need it
  • 24/7 telephone access to a Service Centre


If you would like to join the NHS Professionals bank please apply today.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.


Please note that you will be contacted via email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.