A stylish ATS-friendly NHS CV suitable for a range of healthcare and other roles. Using two simple fonts, a bold header and green as an accent colour, this very attractive template makes an excellent impression. Example information for a midwife is included.
We've taken one of Microsoft Office's themes and made it ATS-friendly, breaking out the tables, headers and other incompatible style elements. We've added plenty of our own spacing and style details, giving this beautiful CV template a fresh look that works for almost every job role. The resulting eye-catching template is very easy to adapt to your own requirements and the sample information provides inspiration for writing your own highly effective CV.
Birmingham City Hospital, Maternity (Lactation and Breastfeeding Consultant)
As a senior Midwife I have overall responsibility alongside the Head Midwife for the management of a 40-bed maternity ward and birthing unit, and supervising and training a team of 35 midwives, 40 Healthcare Assistants and 10 Student Nurses. During this time I have undertaken specialist training and qualified as a Lactation and Breastfeeding Consultant.
Providing considerable clinical expertise and best practice care and education during high-risk pregnancies, labouring and post-partum mothers within a midwifery-led service.
Designed and delivered a range of lactation and breastfeeding in classes to over 2000 women during the last 2 years, including the design of an anti-natal programme to support fathers during labour and how to prevent post-partum depression.
Contributing directly towards the personal and professional development of Trainees; including providing direct support and training during labour and ensuring their continued development; working in close liaison with the local University.
July 2011-June 2018
Coventry Hospital, Maternity
I worked in the midwifery-led unit within a 30-bed maternity ward. I was involved in accessing the condition of mothers during their pregnancy, labour and after-birth, in addition to taking full accountability for notifying the Senior Midwife and wider medical team when I had identified any complications or where the pregnancy was not progressing as it should. I provide care for women and babies, advice, information and guidance regarding newborn sleep, feeding and bathing. I managed a wide range of administrative requirements, including updating patients’ notes and discharge referral forms. I performed a wide range of routine procedures including taking blood samples, GTT assessment and blood pressure profiles.
I diagnosed and assessed patient conditions and referred to Consultant Obstetricians and worked with the wider assessment unit, consultants and daycare to ensure continuity of care.
Co-delivered a range of information sessions on healthcare awareness, breastfeeding and car seat safety.
May 2005 – March 2008
University Teaching Hospital Warwick
During the early years of my education and while my family was young, I worked part-time as a Healthcare Assistant within the Paediatrics department. I focused much of my time on providing direct support to the clinicians and I was involved in nursing assessments, triage and admission of patients. I undertook a range of observations and recorded all progress of the patients on the confidential medical charts and care plans.
Regarded for the ability to build rapport and trusting relationships with children and their families and provided a reassuring presence especially to parents who required additional comfort and advice during medical procedures.
Responsible for ensuring clinical areas were adequately stocked with appropriate equipment and stock and assisted the nursing team and paediatric unit and supported with the care of sick children.
2008 – 2011
BSc (Hons) Midwifery, Coventry University
Access to Higher Education, Science Stream, Coventry College of Further Education
Following the birth of my fourth daughter, I returned to Further Education to complete an Access to HE course to enable me to return to University to achieve my long-term dream of becoming a Midwife.
The support I received throughout my pregnancies inspired me and further confirmed my passion for midwifery.
I successfully managed this full-time course alongside raising 4 children under the age of 6; a real challenge but my children inspired and motivated me.
2000 – 2001
Coventry High School
7 GCSEs including English (C), Mathematics (B), and Science (A).
Hobbies and interests
I enjoy spending time with my family and in particular we love hiking in the countryside.
I have two beautiful Labradors and I enjoy showing them in dog shows across England.
I love horse riding and have a stunning 4 year old black gelding named Harvey, currently 15.2hh at present with more to grow!
Available on request.
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Tips for your NHS CV
This sample CV template is perfect for a variety of NHS, healthcare and other roles. It is easy to add and remove sections as required. You should include the following information when writing your NHS CV:
Personal details – your first name, surname, address, phone and email address
A professional profile setting out how you meet the requirements of the job specification
Your work history, most recent first, with date, position, employer and location – focusing primarily on relevant roles and giving less or no detail for irrelevant roles (although the date, job title and employer should still be included to avoid unexplained gaps)
Your education / qualifications / additional training courses taken
Details of any teaching / training / presentations you have delivered yourself
Any affiliations with relevant professional bodies
Any relevant achievements (such as a scholarship)
Any publications you have contributed to (books, articles, research)
Hobbies and interests, ensuring so far as possible that they help further demonstrate transferable skills
You do not need to include the names and addresses of references. It is acceptable to write ‘references available on request’ or simply to leave this section off altogether.
The above is a general guide to the information that is required. You should always study the job advert carefully and ensure that your application meets its requirements.
NB: This NHS CV example was originally published on 11th February 2016 and has been fully updated for 2021.
Jen Wiss-Carline has been a Senior Manager and Consultant for several sizeable companies which included dealing with all aspects of staff management and recruitment. She is also a Solicitor and Chartered Legal Executive, having been admitted as a Fellow in February 2006.