Associate Director of Midwifery and Gynaecology

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
£75,853 to £86,574 a year pa inc of HCAS
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 8C
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Associate Director of Midwifery and Gynaecology Nursing

You will be actively involved with all aspects of strategic development including partnership working with the South West London Local Maternity, Neonatal System (SWL LMNS). Actively promoting and delivering all of the recommendations within Better Births.

The Associate Director of Midwifery and Gynaecology Nursing will provide expert advice on midwifery and gynaecology issues to the Director of Midwifery, Deputy Chief Nurse and Allied Health Professionals, working closely with the both deputy chief Nurses and Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals, deputising and supporting when required.

Applicants should be able to evidence substantial improvement in Midwifery standards and a significant contribution in the development and delivery of Midwifery strategy.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder will provide professional leadership to all midwives and nurses within the Women's CBU and will develop the clinical leadership capability of midwifery and nursing staff
  • The individual will take a lead in local and national projects to both promote and develop midwifery and gynaecology at the Trust

The post holder will be responsible for aspects of clinical governance (in conjunction with the CD, ADO, CBU Lead Consultants and General Manager) patient quality and safety and improving the patient experience

As a member of the Directorate Management Team, they will provide effective midwifery and gynaecology nursing input into the development of Directorate Strategy, Policy and the Directorate Business Planning Cycle.

In line with the Trust's philosophy of dual accountability, the ADMW & Gynae Nursing will have objectives jointly agreed by the Chief Nurse/ the Deputy Chief Nurse & Director of Midwifery and the Directorate ADO and will work closely with the Directorate General Managers and Clinical Business leads to jointly work to achieve the Directorate's vision and objectives.

The post holder will be responsible and accountable for the delivery of financial, quality, performance, human resource management and productivity targets relevant to their areas of responsibility, as agreed as part of the annual business planning process.

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.

Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon and our Children's Hospital at Home cares for children with long-term conditions without them having to come to hospital.

Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff. As well as offering access to a range of core skills training and professional development.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role in job description and person specification.

Mary Dehinbo - Director of Midwifery Neonatal and Gynaecology:

Phone: 02084013000 ext 4008


Person Specification

NMC registered Midwife


  • Substainial experience of senior managment experience



  • Substainial experience of clinical governance experience


  • Root cause analysis training

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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