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Clinical Lead Midwife Maternity Ward

Southport And Ormskirk NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year DEPENDANT ON EXPERIENCE
Closing date
30 May 2023
Job summary

Are you an experienced midwife with leadership experience looking for a more senior role? We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed Midwife with good leadership skills

The Maternity Ward has 21 Antenatal and Postnatal beds and includes induction rooms.

You should be a supportive and motivational leader, have experience across all areas of Midwifery, be committed to fulfilling the Better Births agenda, be organised and be able to support and guide the team through the changes required to be compliant with the National Agenda for Maternity services.

You will be required to work flexibly and participate in the Maternity Bleep holder Rota. You will be expected to promote professional standards and be proactive in leading on service improvements.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will carry responsibility for the Maternity Ward, including the line management of staff allocated to that area.

They will be accountable for the smooth running and maintenance of standards in their clinical area of responsibility.

They will be responsible for providing leadership based on current evidence based practice and will work closely with the other clinical leads, shift leader, Matron for Maternity services and Obstetricians to ensure an optimum level of safe and effective care throughout the Maternity services and to lead on service development

About us

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. This includes adults' and children's accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women's and children's services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see Job Description for Full Details.

The post holder will work clinically to maintain own competence and credibility.

Work collaboratively with the practice development midwife to ensure clinical training needs of staff are identified and required learning is supported.

Work collaboratively with specialist midwives to ensure a quality evidence based service.

Participate in the development and implementation of relevant guidelines ensuring evidence based and best practice.

Ensure compliance with internal and external healthcare standards

Advertising Date - 22 May 2023

Closing Date - 30 May 2023

Shortlisting Date - 31 -May 2023

Proposed Interview Date - 7 June 2023

Person Specification



  • Diploma or degree in related subject
  • registered on part 10 NMC Register


  • Management/leadership qualification or study



  • Demonstrable experience of multidisciplinary working
  • Hospital and Community experience



  • Ability to work flexibly as part of a team to meet the requirements of the post
  • Research awareness and ability to implement evidence-based practice

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