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Education Midwife - Antenatal and Postnatal Inpatients

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Closing date
7 Dec 2023
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic midwife to join the Midwifery Education and Practice Development team for a secondment in the Saint Mary's Division as an Antenatal and Postnatal Education Midwife in the Maternity Inpatient areas at St Mary's Hospital , Wythenshawe site with occasional cross site working.

Main duties of the job

You will need to be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a driving passion and determination to support the midwifery team in line with the exciting national picture of care and compassion, as well as a local picture of quality improvement in the antenatal and postnatal ward setting. You will need to have good knowledge and skill base in midwifery clinical practice in antenatal and postnatal inpatient care.In this role you will support the Lead Midwife for Practice Development and Education in delivery and development of educational programmes in the inpatient areas.You will need to be self driven, clinically sound, approachable and well organised. In this key role you will work closely with the multi- disciplinary team.

You will be provided with excellent development opportunities for your professional career development.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife
  • Graduate level
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Supervisor/Assessor


  • Formal teaching experience



  • Knowledge of the maternity specific education and training agenda
  • Able to teach and support clinical skills development in practice


  • Experience of improving patient safety in the clinical area

Training and Experience


  • Experienced band 6 midwife
  • Experience of supporting junior midwives in practice


  • Experience of teaching in a group setting

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Saint Mary's Hospital, Wythenshawe

Floats Road


M23 9LT

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