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Community Team Leader

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Farnworth, Bolton.
Depending on experience per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced midwife to lead one of our community teams for a 23 month fixed term/ secondment.

The post requires an enthusiastic, motivated, positive and committed midwife to join our established dynamic and forward thinking maternity team.

The midwife will be an inspirational leader with a vision to support women and families through their pregnancy, birth and postnatal period.

The post holder will be part of a team of highly trained, dedicated midwives with excellent organisational and communication skills. The midwife must be able to demonstrate excellent leadership skills, be a caring and compassionate individual focused on providing excellent quality care, maintaining high standards and working within the values held by Royal Bolton Trust.

The post holder will encourage, support and nurture the team providing a positive workplace culture.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder is expected to be an expert clinical midwife who will give advice and guidance on the midwifery care of pregnant people, babies and their families.
  • To lead and coordinate the day to day running of the Community antenatal and postnatal clinics, home visits and support the home birth service.
  • To work collaboratively with the Matrons to provide and develop high quality, safe and effective service.
  • To work collaboratively with patients and user representatives to develop the service in response to feedback received including local and national initiatives.
  • Be a mentor to newly qualified midwives, students and maternity support worker.
  • Directly responsible for staff management, sickness management, recruitment, health and safety, audits and standard setting.
  • Handle complaints and datix management to conclude learning and share learning with team members.
  • Order, monitor and review standard equipment with yearly clinical engineering check (EBME).
  • Review learn and ensure compliance with E-learning and core skills.
  • To create orientation programme for new starter.
  • To plan, implement and lead team midwifery to take forward the agreed midwifery strategy.

About us

The right care, by the right person, in the right placeBolton NHS Foundation Trust provide services across the North West side of the Greater Manchester area ranging from hospital services inBolton to community services across Bolton, Salford, Ashton, Leigh and Wigan. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambitionaround improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity.Over 5,700 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don't need to go elsewhere to find a fulfillingcareer in healthcare.The Family Division aims to deliver the highest standards of care for maternity, sexual health, gynaecology and a range of acute and communitychildren's services. The Division is a Centre of Excellence for Women's and Children's services and has a credible and enviable reputation. Wedeliver over 6,000 babies and carry around 1500 gynaecological procedures each year, making us a specialist provider of health services forwomen, babies and their families in the North West Sector of Manchester and beyond.With births of around 6000 per year, Bolton is the 'Supercentre' for the northwest, providing high quality compassionate care to the women ofBolton, Bury, Salford and beyond.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We would welcome applications from midwives who have good leadership skills and are fully committed to our Trust values. The ideal candidate will be proactive in working with the senior midwifery management team, to maintain safety and efficiency and promote a positive culture for colleagues and the people accessing our services.

Person Specification



  • Midwifery Degree
  • Leadership Qualification/ Training
  • Mentorship


  • Nipe qualification
  • PMA
  • Recent CPD



  • Minimum 2 years midwifery experience
  • Leadership expereince


  • Managing change
  • audits/ action plans etc

Skills and knowlegde


  • Maternity Transformation- national/ local
  • Midwifery in the community setting
  • Effective Communication


  • IT
  • Collaborative working

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Bolton Hospital

Minerva Road

Farnworth, Bolton.


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