To get your first, or a new midwife job you will need to go through a selection process. This is to determine which applicant is the best for the job.
The selection day is also a chance for you to get a feel for whether the job is really right for you. Most applicants forget this and think that all the power lies with the employer; it doesn’t. Organisations are keen to recruit the very best staff, so don’t forget that they are under scrutiny too. If they don’t measure up, you’ll take your skills and experience elsewhere!
There is no standardised process for getting a midwife job as each organisation will do it their own way. In this section we look at some of the activities you may need to undertake as part of your assessment for a new job.