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Midwives

Midwives deliver, or assist in the delivery of babies, provide antenatal and postnatal care and advise parents on baby care. They work with other healthcare professionals, and advise on and teach midwifery practice.

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About this Career

£26,259

Average salary

New workers start around £7,669.74. Normal pay is £26,259 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £57,468.34.

41

Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Delivers lectures and other forms of training in midwifery practice.
  • Plans and manages midwifery care services.
  • Supervises more junior staff and directs the work of the midwifery unit.
  • Advises on baby care, exercise, diet and family planning issues.
  • Monitors recovery of mother in postnatal period and supervises the nursing of premature and other babies requiring special attention.
  • Delivers babies in normal births and assists doctors with difficult deliveries.
  • Monitors condition and progress of patient and baby throughout pregnancy.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Science
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Active Listening
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Speaking
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Critical Thinking
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Reading Comprehension
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Monitoring
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Writing
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Active Learning
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Learning Strategies
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Mathematics
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Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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