All maternity nurses are self-employed and therefore responsible for their own tax and National Insurance. Maternity nurses set their own rates of pay and will charge a weekly salary dependant on qualifications and experience.
Live-in maternity nurses
£700 – £900 per 5 or 6 day week for a single baby
£800 – £1000 per 5 or 6 day week for twins
Days and nights-only maternity cover
Between £11 and £18 per hour (depending on the number of babies)