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Senior Midwife - Unit Co-Ordinator

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£45,753 to £52,067 per annum pro rata inc HCAS
Closing date
29 Sep 2023
Are you looking for career progression within the maternity department?

To work as part of the Multi-professional team providing a high standard of antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal midwifery care to women and their families within the integrated maternity service. To work as part of a continuity of care team or rotate within all clinical areas within maternity services to support professional development and maintain safe standards of midwifery care in line with service provision.

Full and Part time hours available

If you would like to know more about the role, please contact

Main duties of the job

The management of the maternity team to ensure that the Trust delivers safe, high quality, effective patient-centered care that is efficient, timely, caring, compassionate and equitable within the scope of their practice as part of the multidisciplinary team.

To provide management and leadership so that standards of practice are maintained, reviewed and continuously developed.

To co-ordinate the clinical education, clinical support and skill development of junior and newly qualified midwives, students and health care assistants by providing leadership and mentorship and creating an environment for effective learning.

Work as an autonomous practitioner to provide and coordinate the highest standard of care for women.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the role.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registered Midwife
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Practice/Assessor/Mentor Qualification


  • NIPE
  • High Dependency Midwifery
  • Degree Level Qualification working towards Masters

Knowledge and Experience


  • 3 - 4 Years as a Band 6 rotational midwife
  • Extensive knowledge of specialist areas, acquired through post graduate diploma or equivalent experience.
  • CPD - Evidence of post qualifying and continuing professional development
  • Clinically competent with a range of skills to include: suturing, cannulation and water birth
  • Ability to practice clinically in all areas of a fully integrated maternity service
  • Able to scrub for LSCS

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Surrey County Hospital

Egerton Road



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