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Postnatal Ward Manager

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Maternity Manager on Call Duties
Closing date
5 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting leadership opportunity for an experienced midwifery leader to work within a motivated ambitious, multi-professional team to deliver the National Agenda for Postnatal Care at a forward-thinking dynamic maternity service. Quality & safety are central to this post and the Trust is committed to delivering Saving babies Lives |Care Bundle.

Our busy Postnatal Ward delivers care to approximately 5000 women per year.

To support you in your new role we have a strong senior leadership team who work collaboratively with our consultant body. Support for all staff is provided by our dedicated PMA Team and Professional Development Team

The Trust will provide you with local development programs for experienced staff which will provide you with support and guidance, regular staff engagement, feedback sessions and a supportive team ethos.

Main duties of the job

To deliver autonomous advanced level practice encompasses aspects of education, research and management but is firmly grounded in direct compassionate care provision or clinical work with patients, families, caseloads and populations.

To be accountable for:

Ensuring safe and effective clinical practice

Enhancing the patient's experience

Ensuring effective contribution to the delivery of the organisation's objectives

Efficient and effective use of resources

Managing and developing the performance of the team

About us

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We're passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.We are delighted that we have been rated as Good by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To ensure safe and effective clinical practice

To enhance the patients experience

To manage and develop the performance of the team

To ensure effective contribution to the delivery of the organisations objectives

To see full list of duties and main responsibilities, please refer to the full job description attached to the vacancy on the Trust website.

Person Specification



  • NMC midwife pin

Previous Experience


  • B6 Postnatal experience

Leadership experience


  • Experience in a clinical leadership/team leader role


  • Evidence of quality improvement projects



  • Degree Level Qualification

Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust


New Cross Hospital

Wednesfield Road


WV10 0QP

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