Specialist Midwife Pelvic Health

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you an experienced Band 6/7 Midwife, looking for an opportunity to make a difference to women within a specialist service?

Got your attention?

Can you evidence an excellent working knowledge of perinatal pelvic health and its importance for the physical and mental health of women and their families?

If so, this Specialist Midwife Pelvic Health role is for you.

This post is for 15 hours per week

Please note that international midwives from overseas who are needing to complete their OSCE/NMC registration, will not be considered.

Main duties of the job

Please see the main job description attached

The primary purpose of this role is to lead on the local delivery of the national ambition to improve the prevention, identification, and treatment of mild to moderate pelvic floor dysfunction following birth.

The role will contribute to the NHS Long Term Plan that all women will have access to multidisciplinary pelvic health clinics and pathways across England by March 2024. In doing so the post holder will initially work with the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Local Maternity and Neonatal System (LMNS) in the development of training and E-learning for maternity staff trainees in OASIS, CRPT and pregnancy related bladder/bowel dysfunction, to ultimately reduce the number of women living with pelvic floor dysfunction postnatally and in later life. During this period the post holder will also support the development of system wide pathways. Following this, the pelvic health specialist midwife will be visible within clinical areas to implement the programme.

About us

We are aFamily friendly trust.We're committed to improving the working lives of our staff. We offer varied shift patterns and hours of work to enable you to get the right work/life balance from commencement of employment.

We pride ourselves in offering our stafflearning and development opportunities.As one of the region's Teaching Hospitals, we believe it's paramount to encourage our staff to develop their skill set. As part of our appraisal process, we will be able to ensure that you have the support and access to any training and development opportunities that will help you progress in your NHS career.

Finally, working for us, you will become part of the DBTH family and will always have the opportunity to get involved. You will have access to our staffFacebook groupandreceiveupdates via ourWeekly newsletter.

If you can see yourself as an effective member of a committed and 'woman focused' team, embracing a strong midwifery ethos, come and join our team.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached JD for full details

Assist the Local Maternity & Neonatal System (LMNS) and Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) to work towards the implementation of the OASI care bundle

Actively seek opportunities for coproduction with services users with lived experience to develop routine information and advice for women and ensure these are culturally sensitive.

Promote service user engagement from those with complex social factors.

Contribute to the development of training and E-learning for maternity staff trainees in OASIS, CRPT and pregnancy related bladder/bowel dysfunction

Engage with the MDT and stakeholders to standardise pathways

Lead the implementation of pathways to reduce unnecessary referrals to pelvic health services and waiting time.

Person Specification



  • Current NMC registration as a midwife
  • Recognised management / leadership qualification
  • Teaching qualification
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


  • oPost graduate degree at Master level or relevant experience.



  • Qualified midwife with a minimum of 3 years' experience as a band 6 midwife.
  • Experience of working collaboratively with a range of services
  • Able to engage with service users and understanding coproduction
  • Evidence of experience or knowledge of change management or quality improvements
  • Experience of research or audit in clinical practice which has been used to improve care provided for patients
  • Knowledge of current reports/guidelines relating to Pelvic Health Health, Health Inequalities and Maternity Care and their implications.

Interpersonal skills


  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills within difficult or challenging circumstances
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively as part of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Understand the need for confidentiality

Organisational skills


  • Ability to lead, manage and supervise staff, delegate work appropriately and develop a team acting as a positive role model at all times
  • Ability to priorities, meet deadlines, and foster similar behaviours within the team.

Personal attributes


  • Motivated to personal and professional development of self and others
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability
  • Committed to quality improvement

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

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Armthorpe Road



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