Band 7/Team Manager

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Role: Midwife Band 7/Team Manager

Midwives provide care and support to women and their families, during pregnancy, throughout labour and during the period after a baby’s birth. With experience Midwives can progress to Bands 7 and become Team Managers.

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Level: Bands 7

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Qualifications & skills to access role

Having either taken a BSc Midwifery degree, or transferred skills through an MSc Midwifery degree, midwives can progress with experience to a Band 7 Midwife.

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Useful experience

Time working as a Band 6 Midwife will enable progression.

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With further experience Band 7 Midwives can progress to become a Band 8b and 8c consultant midwife.  Some employers require an MSc to move to these levels, others expect it to be gained once in this role.

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Where I can work

Hospital maternity units, residents’ homes, birth centres, GP surgeries
More information on where midwives can work

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Associated roles

With this level of experience many opportunities are available in associated roles.

Ward Managers (Band 7): Labour ward, Birth centre, Community, Antenatal/ Postnatal ward, Maternity assessment centre, Antenatal clinic/ Antenatal day unit

Specialist roles (Band 7): Infant feeding, Safeguarding, Risk and governance, Professional development, Complex care, Mental health, Early intervention, Teenage, Continuity of care, Safer maternity care.

Non clinical roles: e.g. corporate co-ordination roles, researchers