Maternity support worker

As a Maternity Support Worker, you’ll work under the supervision of a registered midwife. These roles are sometimes also known as Maternity Care Assistants or Midwifery Assistants.

You’ll be:

  • Helping to care for mothers and babies
  • Making routine observations (temperature, pulse, blood pressure, breathing, etc.)
  • Updating records and other admin tasks
  • Educating parents one-to-one or in groups
  • Taking blood samples for testing
  • Ordering stationery and equipment
  • Preparing equipment
  • Promoting breastfeeding
  • Reporting problems to a registered midwife or nurse

They work in:

  • The community
  • Post-natal wards
  • Maternity theatres
  • Delivery suites
  • Midwifery led units

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