Clinical Lead Community Midwife

NHS AfC: Band 7

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NHS AfC: Band 7
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Southport & Ormskirk
24/01/2018 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff. You can see what some of our staff have to say about working with us and learn more about our area and what we do by clicking on the youtube videos in the 'further links' section.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, motivated midwife to join our team as the Clinical Lead Midwife for the Community Midwifery Team.

Ormskirk maternity Unit delivers around 2500 women per year, the community midwifery team provides antenatal and postnatal care for these women and offers a home birth service. The population is diverse and the maternity unit delivers both high and low risk women.

You will provide clinical leadership to the nursing/midwifery team to ensure safe and effective clinical practice while enhancing the patient's experience of care. You will be responsible for managing the performance of your team and working closely with the multi disciplinary team

You will contribute to the development and delivery of the organisational objectives and you will ensure key performances indicators are applied to the department. You will work closely with senior management and the multi-disciplinary team to develop services in line with "Better Births".

The successful applicant must have effective communication and interpersonal skills and be committed to providing a quality service that is responsive to the changing needs of women and their families.

This is a permanent post with full time hours. Working hours are predominantly Monday to Friday day although you may be required to work out of hours or on call to cover the senior midwife and/or bed management rota.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details / informal visits contact: Janet Calland Matron for Maternity
01695 656356/ 01695 656664

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 290 4454