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Maternal & Fetal Medicine Specialist Midwife

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
10 Oct 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for the post of Maternal & Fetal Medicine Specialist Midwife at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Foundation Trus, tin response to the national agenda that requires the development of midwifery clinical expertise within maternal medicine services in England

This post is 30 hours per week.

Main duties of the job

The primary purpose of this exciting new role, is to support the development and implementation of pathways and services for women requiring access to specialist care for significant pre-existing medical conditions during pregnancy.

About us

We are a Family friendly trust. We're committed to improving the working lives of our staff. We offer flexible patterns to enable you to get the right work/life balance.

At Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust you'll be backed and rewarded by a team that's proud to support its staff in all aspects of their lives. Here are just some of the benefits you will receive

We pride ourselves in offering our staff learning 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

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the full job description for further information

To ensure communication and information sharing systems supports access to high quality consultation between professionals and referral from one level of care to another as appropriate.

Identify processes to ensure that women within the targeted groups attending accident and emergency departments are referred as early as possible to the relevant services.

Enable transfers between services (internal and external) to be facilitated by establishing clear referral protocols.

Support the fetal medicine lead to improve access and outcomes for neonates

Person Specification



  • Current NMC registration as a midwife
  • Recognised management / leadership qualification
  • Commitment to professional development and evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) including cannulation
  • Teaching qualification
  • Current driving licence and use of a car and ability to work across site
  • Qualified Degree Level in relevant Midwifery course


  • Post graduate degree at Master level or relevant experience.

Interpersonal Skills


  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively as part of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills within difficult or challenging circumstances
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Demonstrable influencing skills
  • Able to manage personal emotions and stress
  • 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 excellent standards of conduct and behaviour which include punctuality
  • Ability to create and articulate the vision of the ward
  • Approachable manner in both verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability
  • Can demonstrate assertiveness, tact and diplomacy appropriately
  • Calm under pressure
  • Committed to quality improvement
  • Ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude in the presence of others


  • Demonstrates visionary & strategic ability



  • Qualified midwife with a minimum of 3 years' experience as a band 6 midwife.
  • Experience of working collaboratively with a range of services
  • Previous experience or education working with women with comorbidities and high risk pregnancies
  • Understanding of the impact of inequalities and depravation on maternity outcomes and experience
  • Able to engage with service users and understanding coproduction
  • Understanding of the impact of inequalities and depravation on maternity outcomes and experience
  • Evidence of experience or knowledge of change management or quality improvements
  • Evidence of experience or knowledge of change management or quality improvements
  • Experience with the collation and interpretation of audits .
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and risk assessment
  • Able to demonstrate continuing professional development
  • Knowledge of current reports/guidelines relating to Health Inequalities and Maternity Care and their implications
  • Conversant with NMC rules and code of governing practice


  • Experience of guideline and policy development and implementation

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Armthorpe Road



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