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Maternity Manager - Delivery Suite

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Gorleston, Great Yarmouth
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
An great opportunity has arisen for an experienced Band 6 or band 7 Midwife who is looking for a new challenge, and to progress into a managerial role, to take on the role of Maternity Manager, with a focus on Delivery Suite.

This can be a fast-paced and demanding role, where every day can bring a new challenge but also an amazing opportunity to learn and grow. To develop new skills and enhance your knowledge, really stretching and developing your own personal abilities.

Main duties of the job

We are currently looking to recruit to our band 7 team of managers who are pivotal in leading and nurturing our maternity team.

The post holder will be based at the JPUH and will have the overall responsibility of monitoring the capacity and workforce across the inpatient teams, with a focus on delivery suite. This will include financial responsibilities, including budgetary control. The successful candidate will work closely with the inpatient ward 11/antenatal maternity managers and each will provide cross cover for each other in addition to deputising for the Matron in her absence.

They will have a strong awareness of clinical governance and the importance of application to the role, in addition to involvement with research development, standard setting and audits. An awareness of Human Resources policies would be beneficial but full training will be given.

About us

We are a small but progressive, award winning maternity service. Following our CQC inspection at the beginning of 2023, we have been lucky to have been the recipients of significant service investment. This has resulted in increased staffing and the development of further specialist and managerial roles.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for full description and main responsibilities of the position.

Person Specification

Education and qualifications


  • Registered Midwife with the NMC
  • ENB 997/Teaching & Assessing or equivalent qualification


  • Diploma or Degree or MSc in Midwifery
  • Leadership experience

Experience and knowledge


  • Registered Midwife with minimum of 3 years experience


  • Management experience

Skills, abilities and competencies


  • Broad knowledge base Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate a broad appreciation of the organisation and provision of care
  • Teaching skills
  • Demonstrate evidence of applying theory to practice
  • Confident,Motivated,Enthusiastic, Pragmatic
  • Analytical skills
  • Must have flexible approach to working pattern ( manage constraints like working unsocial hours, heavy duties etc.)
  • Other behavioral qualities - loyalty ,well developed listening skills,maintains professional distance
  • Ability to network


  • Broad range of expanded roles
  • Example/s of change management

Behavioural qualities


  • Courteous and Respectful
  • Kind and Helpful
  • Responsive Communication
  • Responsive Communication

Employer details

Employer name

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


James Paget University Hospital NHS FT

Lowestoft Road

Gorleston, Great Yarmouth

NR31 6LA

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