We need ITU and ICU nurses for temporary, last minute placements in NHS, HSE and private hospitals across Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Please note: You can only work for us in this specialism if you have recent, relevant experience and references.
- A valid NMC or NMBI Pin
- A willingness to work to our company expectations
- A minimum of 18 months experience in the last 2 years
- Evidenced completion of Child Protection Training (Level 3)
- At least 9 months experience in the last 15 months independently conducting uncomplicated births and experience attending high risk deliveries
Midwife jobs with the Scottish Nursing Guild
We are looking for qualified midwives to fill midwife jobs in Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. We offer high pay rates, a great benefits package, and work with many healthcare organisations, both public sector and private sector.
The Scottish Nursing Guild is a nursing and midwife agency that specialises in placing midwives into shifts when no one else can. This often means we cover shifts that need last-minute midwives due to sickness or staff shortages. Our services ensure patients receive excellent care, regardless of the circumstances.
Why work with us?
In return for the dedication needed to cover the midwife shifts mentioned, we offer an attractive pay scale and lots of other benefits. Some of the benefits we offer include:
- Paid NMC/NMBI fees
- Reimbursed travel expenses
- Free annual flu voucher
- Flexible shifts
- 24/7 nurse-led telephone support
In a midwifery job with the Scottish Nursing Guild, you will work temporary shifts for a range of different healthcare providers. Although these shifts are often last-minute, we expect the standard of care to remain high. Therefore, you must be recently experienced. Once you’re registered with us, we offer training opportunities to enhance your skills and stay up to date with best practices.
We offer fantastic flexibility to our midwives via use of our Quick Nurse app. You can use the app to book shifts that fit your schedule. You can instantly search for midwifery shifts at the touch of a button. The app will offer you the most relevant shifts available at the time. This enables you to work with us full-time or part-time around a substantive post.
What does a midwife do?
In a midwife job, you are an expert in childbirth. Your role covers providing care and support to women and their families during pregnancy, labour and after the baby has been born. Responsibilities may include:
- Delivering babies
- Providing parenting classes
- Identifying high-risk pregnancies
- Teaching new mothers how to care for their babies
Depending on whether you are working in a hospital or community setting, your role may slightly differ. Good communication skills are important as a midwife as some women and families you care for could have different circumstances, for example they could be homeless, have disabilities or be from unique cultural backgrounds.
How much does a midwife get paid?
At the Scottish Nursing Guild, we operate a pay scale to reflect the high level of skill and dedication it takes to deliver the care our midwives do. For more information and to find out the pay you would receive in a midwife job for the Scottish Nursing Guild, view our pay rates page here.
Where our midwife jobs are located
The Scottish Nursing Guild is a nursing and midwife agency operating across Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. We have midwife jobs available throughout these locations. From major cities such as Edinburgh, Belfast and Dublin, to smaller communities.
How to join the Scottish Nursing Guild as a midwife
If you would like to work as a midwife for the Scottish Nursing Guild, please register here. We ask that you meet the requirements listed at the top of this page to ensure a smooth application process.
Frequently asked questions
You’ll need a minimum of 12 months experience in the last 18 months, working in an intensive care setting (general, cardiac, neuro or burns).
We have shifts located in Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Just use the Quick Nurse app to browse midwives jobs based on your location and you will instantly find the closest shifts available.
Refer a friend and earn up to €500 cash
Do you have a nursing friend or colleague who would love to work for Scottish Nursing Guild?
Refer them and earn a cash bonus once they work their first few shifts.
Currently available in the Republic of Ireland only.
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