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Join our Maternity Team - we’re recruiting midwives

There has never been a more exciting and innovative time to work in our Maternity department at the Royal United Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

We are seeking self-motivated, innovative and flexible midwives to work within our continuity of carer teams and/or in our integrated teams providing care to families.

As a midwife working within our services we can offer you experience across all areas of maternity including, community maternity units, stand-alone birthing centres, homebirth and the consultant-led birth centre, acute postnatal and transitional care settings. You will work in a highly motivated and friendly Maternity team covering Bath, North East Somerset and West Wiltshire.

Our Maternity team provides high quality, woman-centred care, and has already implemented work to provide continuity of care for families in line with the national Better Births maternity review and in our latest CQC review we were rated as 'Outstanding' which we are very proud of and wish to maintain.

Our service consists of an acute and two standalone birth centres. We also have two community midwifery-led units, a 24-hour Maternity Assessment Unit and we are in the planning stages of an alongside midwifery unit at the RUH site. Joining our Maternity team is a great opportunity to become part of a transforming organisation where we aim to ensure all women have access to the optimal birth environment in accordance with their choice.

The RUH strives to be a diverse and inclusive employer where we can all be ourselves and 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 under-represented within our Maternity Services.


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 just a stone’s throw away from Bath’s vibrant city centre which has many restaurants, independent shops, pubs and trendy bars. Find out more here.

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 Gemma Day via email at: or Midwifery Sister Pam Walsh via email:

Applying for a vacancy

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

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