Midwifery Ultrasound Practitioner

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year PA
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Our maternity service is excited to offer Midwifery Ultrasound Practitioner roles as part of our antenatal pathways improvement programme.

This role will support you to combine midwifery practice with your ultrasound skills providing high quality holistic care to women and birthing people.

Main duties of the job

The role will include providing planned antenatal midwifery care alongside third trimester ultrasound scans for women and birthing people who have been identified as having a moderate risk factor for fetal growth restriction.

The role will also involve undertaking third trimester ultrasounds for women and birthing people who require an ultrasound scan following a community midwifery appointment or maternity triage attendance. This may also provide the opportunity for you to practice midwifery within the triage setting.

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.

Our new Northern Care Alliance NHS Group unites four local hospitals to deliver high quality care across the North East of Greater Manchester.

The Alliance provides the benefits of scale but delivers this locally through multiple hospital sites which make up four new Care Organisations - Bury,Rochdale, Oldham and Salford. Using our mantra of 'Saving lives, Improving lives', the aim is for our Care Organisations to work closely with the communities they serve to deliver safe, high quality and reliable care, which are trusted, connected and pioneering.

Our Care Organisations are designed to operate within our group arrangement of hospitals, community and healthcare services which bring together over 17,000 staff . Our size and geographical reach means we are creating an environment each individual will be inspired and empowered by to be the best they can be. This is a really exciting time to join our new team.

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:www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

If you are an International Midwife 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 InternationalNursing.OSCE@nca.nhs.uk

Person Specification



  • Current NMC Registered Midwife



  • Midwifery Diploma / Degree
  • Third Trimester Obstetric Ultrasound Scanning



  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work as an effective member of the MDT
  • Ability to independently undertake third trimester ultrasound scans


  • Audit experience



  • Knowledge of antenatal pathways

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Oldham Hospital

Rochdale Road



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