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Triage Manager

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Are you a registered Midwife with proven management skills and the ability to demonstrate excellent leadership skills/leadership potential?

Do you aspire to deliver excellent maternity care?

Do you inspire, motivate and empower others through effective, compassionate clinical leadership and role modelling?

If your answers are yes, you are just what we are looking for and there has never been a better time to join our team.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an inspirational, enthusiastic midwife and leader, to manage a team of midwives and midwifery support workers who provide triage services within the maternity service.

This post is for a 12 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.

You will be supported by the Director and Head of Midwifery, the Matron team and the wider multidisciplinary team.

The post holder will need to have a high level of relevant expert knowledge and skills, to manage, develop and lead care in this area.

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

About us

Doncaster & Bassetlaw NHS FT is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 420,000 across South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire, and the surrounding areas. Our services are based over three main hospital sites employing over 6,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, so whether you spend just one year or fifty with us, it's our pledge to help youDevelop,BelongandThrive,Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to support a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement commencing at 27 days holiday per year plus bank holidays (pro rata).o Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

Person Specification

Organisational Skills


  • Ability to lead, manage and supervise staff, delegate work appropriately and develop a team acting as a positive role model at all times
  • Ability to priorities, meet deadlines, and foster similar behaviours within the team.

Personal Attributes


  • Ability to create and articulate the vision of the ward.
  • Approachable manner in both verbal and non-verbal communication.
  • Calm under pressure
  • Ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude in the presence of others.
  • Committed to quality improvement
  • Can demonstrate assertiveness, tact and diplomacy appropriately


  • Demonstrate visionary and strategic ability

Interpersonal Skills


  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills within difficult or challenging circumstances
  • Demonstrable influencing skills
  • Able to manage personal emotions and stress
  • Understand the need for confidentiality
  • Able to manage personal emotions and stress
  • Effective decision-making skills

Qualifications/ Training


  • Current NMC registration as a midwife
  • Recognised management / leadership qualification
  • Commitment to professional development and evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) including cannulation.
  • Teaching qualification
  • Current driving licence and use of a car


  • Post graduate degree at Master level or relevant experience
  • NLS trained
  • NIPE Qualification
  • QI Qualification
  • Prescribing Qualification



  • Qualified midwife with a minimum of 3 years' experience as a band 6 midwife
  • Evidence of experience of taking charge or managing a caseload and can demonstrate the ability to undertake 24 hour responsibility for the ward / department
  • Broad range of senior post qualification clinical experience
  • Experience of service development, leading and managing change
  • Evidence of change management experience
  • Experience of staff management / staff supervision
  • Conversant with NMC rules and code of governing practice
  • Knowledge of current reports/guidelines relating to Maternity Care and their implications
  • Experience with the collation and analysis of BR+ data or other data system to ensure safe staffing levels


  • Experience of guideline and policy development and implementation
  • Experience in dealing with complaints and implementing lessons learned in the clinical setting
  • Experience of research or audit in clinical practice which has been used to improve care provided for patients
  • Experience of BSOTS pathway for maternity triage

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Doncaster royal infirmary

Armthorpe Road



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