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Start for Life Midwife - Family Hubs

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House, Freeth St, Oldbury B69 3DE / Maternity Services
Band H SCP 38-43 (£46,464 - £51,515 Per Annum)
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Job Type
Health / Public Health / Nursing
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern

Job Details

This role is fixed term for 3 years due to additional capacity 

An exciting opportunity for two qualified Midwives has arose who would like to extend their knowledge and expertise further by working within Public Health to improve outcomes for healthy pregnancy and infant mortality. 

The first post will lead on the development of the Healthy Pregnancy team with a particular focus on improving outcomes of women with modifiable risk factors such as smoking and obesity.

The second post will work lead on the Start for Life elements of the Family Hubs programme focusing on areas such as perinatal mental health, parent infant relationships, infant feeding and parenting. 

To ensure that services and initiatives are integrated across the early years system the posts will be required to work as part of a hybrid model working across both Public Health and Maternity Services.


  • Registered Midwife (NMC) Relevant degree/postgraduate degree in nursing A minimum of 2 years' experience in this field Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Good management and planning skills.

Closing date: Tuesday 23rd April 24.

Interview date: Wednesday 8th May 24.

For an informal discussion, please contact Cindy James, Early Years Manager on email


Who are we?

Sandwell is situated at the very heart of the West Midlands, just a stone’s throw from Birmingham. A large, diverse, metropolitan borough, Sandwell offers exciting opportunities for all in a friendly, supportive environment.

Why work for us?

  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to an award-winning employee benefits scheme, which includes:
  • An exclusive retail discounts portal
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for cars, bikes, technology and car parking
  • An employee assistance and counselling service
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • A wide variety of learning and development opportunities
  • Flexi-time working
  • A variety of leave schemes including carers, compassionate, maternity and paternity
  • Volunteering scheme

Your career at Sandwell Council

We offer something for everyone, with an incredibly wide range of career opportunities, at any stage of your career, from apprentices to senior managers.

Whether your focus is a support service, such as Finance, Human Resources, Legal or ICT, or a frontline service, such as Social Care, Planning & Regeneration, Housing or Leisure, it’s worth looking at what Sandwell has to offer.

Our plans for the future

Our Vision 2030 shows just how committed we are to creating the best future possible for our communities and for the people who live and work in Sandwell. 

We’re a progressive organisation, and we’re proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but we know there’s much more to do to make our vision. For more information on our plans for the future see our dedicated vision 2030 page;

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit;

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Company info
0121 569 3300
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
West Midlands
B69 3BS
United Kingdom

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