Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Job ref
24/01/2018 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff. You can see what some of our staff have to say about working with us and learn more about our area and what we do by clicking on the youtube videos in the 'further links' section.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


Our maternity service provides care for 2500 births per year and we are committed to promoting normality and increasing our home birth rate.

We are looking for motivated and dynamic band 5 or 6 midwives with excellent clinical and inter-personal skills. For this post you will require assertiveness and outstanding communication skills and should be able to demonstrate a flexible approach to working within a multi-disciplinary team. You will be competent in the use of windows applications for IT/data entry.


We currently have posts available for Rotational midwives, these posts are rotational throughout the 24 hour period and work across all areas of midwifery care including Community.


There is a structured preceptorship programme in place to enable development of all midwifery competencies in line with the KSF framework and profiles for band 5/6.


There are opportunities for full/part time posts. You will be joining a friendly, innovative and supportive team who seek to provide an enjoyable work environment.


No smoking policyAge positiveDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

To print a document or save it to your computer, please click with your right mouse button on the document title and select "Save Target As...". You can then save the document in a suitable place on your computer ready to print it out. Clicking with the left mouse button will open the document in a new window (if your web browser can do so).

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

For an informal discussion or visit contact Janet Calland on 01695 656356 or Josie Hughes on 01695 656351.

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 290 4454