Midwives provide care, support and invaluable advice to women and their families while pregnant, throughout labour and during the period after a baby’s birth, by helping women to make informed choices about the options and services available throughout their pregnancy.
You’ll mainly deal with pregnant women requiring professional support and advice. You are likely to be the lead health professional and contact for a woman, providing evidence-based information and helping her make informed choices about the options and services available throughout her pregnancy.
Please view the career in midwifery video. on the right hand side.
It is possible to enter at any level with the appropriate employment, qualifications, skills and/or experience.
Details on other careers can be found in the Health Careers Website link(s) listed below.
- HEE Health Careers: https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/explore-roles/midwifery/roles-midwifery
- Healthcare Apprenticeship Standards Online: https://haso.skillsforhealth.org.uk/pathways/
- Nursing & Midwifery Council: https://www.nmc.org.uk/