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Lead Midwife for Education

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
The NCA are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity to join our senior leadership team in the role of Lead Midwife for Education.

The overarching aim of this exciting new post is to lead and manage the provision of robust education which meets, and is responsive to, national and local drivers.

The post holder will utilise their expert knowledge in midwifery practice to support and role model behaviours within our services and will drive the delivery of education which supports the provision of high quality care.

Main duties of the job

You will support the senior Leadership Team in delivering against national regional and local key objectives.

Your working week will be very varied. You will need to be naturally responsive to the changing demands on your priorities and workloads, and manage your own diary efficiently. The post holder will need to be confident enough to instigate and drive local change to meet the expectations and standards set by local and national guidelines and user feedback.

You will be responsible for managing the practice education team within the perinatal services. You will be a part of the escalation of operational issues on a day to day basis alongside the senior midwifery management team.

You will be involved in staff engagement and support in order to provide opportunities and feedback to our teams.

About us

Oldham Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. The place where the world's first IVF baby was delivered, Oldham is a town of pioneering firsts. Today, Oldham is responsible for delivering a range of acute and community health services across the local area and at The Royal Oldham Hospital. As a designated major trauma unit for Greater Manchester and one of only three vascular centres in Greater Manchester, Oldham is a specialist hospital for acute surgery and provides state-of-the-art onsite pathology services to the North West.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

If you are an International Nurse without a current NMC PIN, please do not apply for this role. To find out more about the current international nursing opportunities available to you here at the NCA, please contact

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife
  • Degree in Midwifery
  • Practice Assessor


  • Masters level study or equivalent
  • teaching qualification
  • recognised leadership qualification

Knowledge & Skills


  • Experience in a senior role (minimum band 7) for 3 years
  • Effective Communicator, both verbal and written
  • Effective people management
  • Ability to interpret and analyse data from audit and research
  • IT skills
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • substantial professional and practice development experience


  • Presentation skills
  • Publication history
  • Human factors training

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Oldham Hospital

Rochdale Road



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