Midwifery Site Coordinator/Bleep Holder

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£46,836 to £52,849 a year per anum
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will utilise well developed leadership skills and specialist midwifery knowledge to:

1. Provide management and leadership throughout the 24 hours period, co-ordination of the shift and managing the service out of hours

2. Maintain adequate staffing levels, through deployment of staff

3. Will be responsible for the efficient and effective management of the pregnant woman's journey through maternity services

4. Support staff to provide all aspects of clinical midwifery care, with a focus on promoting positive outcomes for mother and baby, and the wider family

Main duties of the job

  • Work autonomously as a clinical midwife, and as part of the wider team
  • Provide highly specialist knowledge and clinical support to multi-disciplinary colleagues in relation to all aspects of midwifery service provision
  • Actively promote physiological childbirth through own practice and influencing others and act as a role model
  • Through direct clinical care and influencing/leadership skills with other practitioners and supervision of junior staff, empower women to make informed decisions about their care
  • Utilise highly developed communication skills which includes receiving and delivering complex and emotive information which may challenge practice
  • Support the review and potential implementation of NICE guidance, and other relevant policy directives
  • Support the development of maternity standards through participation and review of local guidelines using national guidance
  • Signpost and make appropriate referrals for specialist information / support for vulnerable families, ensuring the Trust safeguarding policy is adhered to
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and Risk management and participate in the risk management process
  • Address practice deficits and provide constructive feedback to junior staff
  • Ensure that MAST is up to date

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife
  • Evidence of continual professional development
  • Actively maintain NMC Reg.
  • Degree or evidence of level 3 study or diploma


  • Car driver
  • Management qualaties

Knowledge & Experience


  • Rotational midwifery experience
  • Act as mentor/assessor
  • Knowledge of safeguarding
  • MSSP/997/998
  • Experience of taking charge
  • 12 months rotational Midwifery experience

Skills, Abilities & Attributes


  • Teaching skills
  • High standards of clinical performance
  • Ability to manage a department and ward
  • Leadership and motivational skills
  • Interest in taking midwifery practice forward
  • Adaptable, flexible, non-judgmental and reliable
  • Team leader with critical and analytical skill
  • Able to work well in stressful situations
  • Highly developed communication skills and dealing with complex situations
  • People management
  • Demonstrable leadership potential
  • Able to scrub for C-sections

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


Northwick Park/Ealing/Central Middlesex hospitals

Watford Road



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