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Clinical Placement Support Midwife

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust delivers a maternity service across two sites, Queen Charlotte's & St Mary's Hospitals, where over 9000 babies a year are born. Both hospitals have a long and highly regarded heritage in maternity care, meeting the varying needs of childbearing women in a variety of low and high risk settings.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Midwife committed to promoting excellence in practice to join the midwifery education team, based at the St Mary's hospital site. If you have a passion for student education and support, have excellent communication, organisational, IT skills and a keen interest in teaching and developing practice, we would like to hear from you

The role will involve facilitating and coordinating clinical placements for learners, ensuring they obtain the requisite experience to meet the NMC requirements for registration. You will also be involved in the preparation of practice supervisors and assessors and visibly support them in their role in the clinical areas. The post holder will also be required to collaborate closely with our partner universities and have a good understanding of the curriculum and assessment requirements of all students that are supported within the maternity services

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be a professional role model, with responsibility for the facilitation of student and return to practice midwives placement experience

The purpose of this role is to enhance the quality of the learning environment and student experience. In particular focusing on clinical practice, skill acquisition and the achievement of proficiencies as specified by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. This is accomplished by working with practice supervisors, assessors, students, lecturers, midwives and NHS Trust clinical placement leads.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications


  • Registered Midwife
  • Evidence of post registration education activity
  • First degree.


  • Has attained or is working towards a Masters Degree in midwifery or relevant alternative.
  • Teaching qualification
  • Leadership qualification



  • Significant experience as a practicing midwife
  • Experience working as a mentor/practice assessor/preceptorship support
  • Experience teaching in a variety of settings
  • Experience of staff management

Skills/knowledge/ abilities


  • Evidence of applying current research to practice.
  • Highly developed IT skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiastic, motivated and able to motivate others.

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital


W2 1NY

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