Midwifery Practice Educator

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
7 Dec 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen, due to the emerging nature of midwifery services in Manchester for a highly skilled, enthusiastic and experienced midwife to join the maternity education and practice development team as a Midwifery Practice Educator. The vision is for successful post-holder(s) to support the delivery of the midwifery preceptorship programme and on-going education programmes at St Mary's managed clinical service Oxford Road Campus, with cross site engagement and working.

Main duties of the job

Saint Mary's Hospital Managed Clinical Service is the largest maternity service in the country providing care for women across Manchester, its surrounding areas and the North West region. The three sites are Saint Mary's oxford Road, Saint Mary's North Manchester and Saint Mary's Wythenshawe. Saint Mary's Hospital is a well-known centre of excellence, all with a vibrant and lively working atmosphere. You will work with the Lead Midwife for Education and Practice Development team and other multi -disciplinary team members to support education, practice development and preceptorship.

You will find working with us extremely rewarding as part of a team dedicated to providing the best possible care and experience to all our women and families. You'll be joining our Trust at an exciting time as we grow and improve our services, and you will be able to make a positive contribution to its future success.

To support your career, we offer a wide range of development and educational initiatives that will assist your career here at MFT. We are strongly committed to investing in all our employees, to ensure you have a robust Personal Professional Development Plan to enhance your prospects and opportunities

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 exceptionalintegrated 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 soyou'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 & drivingresearch and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitatehigh-quality research programme's. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues toplay 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 andtransparent, 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.

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 resourcing@mft.nhs.uk.

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



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


  • Education qualification



  • Knowledge of the local and national maternity specific education requirements
  • Knowledge of the local and national patient safety agenda


  • Experience of contributing to practice development
  • Experience of supporting patient safety programmes

Training and Experience


  • Experienced band 6 midwife
  • Experience of teaching in clinical practice
  • Experience of supporting new registrant midwives in clinical practice


  • Experience of teaching in a group setting
  • Experience of formal teaching (classroom based)

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


St Mary's Hospital, Oxford Road Campus

Oxford Road


M13 0JH

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