Midwifery placements

Application process for student programme – midwifery

Midwifery programme

Application criteria:

  • Applicants must be aged 16 or over
  • Placements can only be offered to local applicants i.e. those living within the following post codes: AL1, AL3 – AL10, SG1 – SG19.
  • All placements will be at the Lister Hospital in Stevenage.

The cost:

  • There will be a non-refundable administration fee of £40 per student which will be collected at interview should you be accepted to join the programme.

The process:

  • Places are offered on a first-come first-served basis.
  • If your expression of interest is successful we will email you an application form within 24 hours. We will also confirm your interview date and time.
  • All students will be required to provide sufficient evidence for us to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service check (DBS). One of these items should be a letter on headed paper from your school or college confirming your home address.
  • We will require two references
  • Before being allowed to commence the placement, all successful applicants will be required to attend the Trust’s mandatory training on the date specified at time of application.
  • Assuming that all our registration checks are satisfactory and the administration fee has been paid, you will be offered the next available placement.

Maternity Louise 2

Placements for successful applicants:

Successful applicants will be allocated a specific three hour shift  in the maternity unit.  This placement will run for 15 consecutive weeks.

Completion of the programme:

Once you have completed the 15 week programme and returned your ID badge, uniform and completed logsheet,  a certificate of attendance will be issued.  This can be used as evidence for university applications.


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