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Workplace representatives

Workplace representatives

RCM Workplace Representatives are the backbone of the RCM. Representing and supporting members is a demanding role, which carries with it hard work and serious responsibilities.

Yet it can also be very satisfying, especially on those occasions when you are able to a win a fair deal for our members. The skills that you attain in the role will assist you in your career and personal and professional development.

All our workplace representatives and officers are qualified midwives, able to understand clinical incident issues and are fully trained to support, represent and negotiate. We also represent and support our members collectively, for example during reconfiguration of services, and nationally, for example on pay, terms and conditions and pensions

For all the basic information to help you in deciding whether to undertake this role and to invite you to join fellow midwives and MSWs in this exciting challenge, click on the So you want to be a RCM Workplace Representative booklet.

To find out more about the different types of WPR click on the below descriptions.

  • Stewards
    One of the objectives of the RCM is to recruit a steward in every workplace. Could it be you?
  • Learning Representatives
    Learning Representatives (LRs) are workplace representatives who assist and advise other members on their training and development needs and promote opportunities to access learning.