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Stewards course

The role of the RCM steward is varied, interesting and demanding. It is a responsible position that can also be frustrating and thankless, but overall it is extremely rewarding and enables you to develop many new and transferable skills.

What do Stewards do?

  • Represent the members in your area where necessary

  • Recruit midwives, maternity support workers and student midwives into the RCM

  • Provide advice and act as a spokesperson

  • Perform individual casework

  • Conduct some negotiations

  • Provide feedback to members at meetings

  • Support the RCM Regional Officer/National Officer

  • Attend JSC and work in partnership with other NHS unions


 To find out how to become an RCM Steward click here.


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