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Midwifery Careers

Serving a community of more than 500,000 people – as part of Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation’s Trust’s maternity department you will be part of a multi-disciplinary, friendly and innovative team that is focused on your development.

Join a friendly department that invests in your potential. Benefit from opportunities for development and advancement right from the start of your career, while being supported to maintain a perfect work-life balance.

Investing in you

We offer a variety of development opportunities whether you are looking to develop in your role as a midwife, specialise or move into a senior position.

Our preceptorship programme, departmental training and update programme, courses run in conjunction with the University of West London and Henley Business School are focused on building your skills and experience as a midwife and your career development whether that be in clinical practice, education, or leadership and management.

Work-Life Balance

At Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, we understand the importance of balancing your career with your life at home. We believe that people can deliver the best care when they have a healthy work-life balance.

As part of our maternity department, you will be supported to find your right balance through effective self-rostering and priority request systems. Find out more about our range of employee benefits.

Change of Pace

At Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, you will have the chance to work with and as part of a variety of services across midwifery including continuity of carer, homebirth, birth reflections, diabetic, rainbow care, and vulnerable women’s teams.

As part of a two-year rotation you will spend time working in intrapartum, antenatal, postnatal and community settings – from there you can choose to stay in one area, specialise, or continue to rotate.

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