Where could I work?

As a registered midwife you may work in the NHS, armed forces, education, research, charities or private practice in the UK or overseas.

You may work in the community, hospital wards and departments, clinics, GP surgeries, radiology departments, antenatal and postnatal and labour wards, foetal medicine and day assessment units.

What would my starting salary be?

Most jobs in the NHS are covered by the Agenda for Change pay scales and, as a recently graduated midwife you will start at Band 5. Pay and conditions will vary depending upon your employer and competitive rates are offered throughout the private and voluntary sectors. You should always check with the employer to confirm the pay rate for any post for which you are applying.

What hours would I be working?

37.5 hours per week are standard and many areas require you to do shifts pattern involving evenings, nights, early starts, weekends and bank holidays.

To explore this career in more depth visit : NHS Health Careers

 

See midwifery courses at UEA