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Band 8a Community Midwife Matron-Maternity

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year
Closing date
22 May 2024
Are you looking for a fresh challenge within community? This could be your first matron role or an opportunity to enhance and develop in your career progression.

We need someone with drive and a passion for quality improvement, promoting high quality, family centred care, which is evidence based and sensitive to the individual needs of the family.

You will be leading community teams across 3 sites to offer assurance that women receive optimum standards of care throughout the pregnancy and post natal period. You will be working closely with midwifery led units and supporting the home birth service.

Main duties of the job

Manage and lead community team's across three sites.

Act as an effective and positive role model, providing expert clinical advice and support for all staff,

demonstrating clinical leadership and expertise in providing care to families within the community.

Identify and facilitate strategies for service improvement and potential development initiatives.

Implement and follow HR policies to manage sickness, absence and disciplinary matters.

Facilitate effective communication with clients and all staff within the multi-disciplinary team.

Manage and assist in resolving conflict situations and investigate and respond to complaints.

Participate actively in the management of all maternity services.

Participate and lead in quality improvement programmes .

Work collaboratively with the consultant midwives and senior team to advance the maternity strategy.

Participate in the on call maternity rota.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note*: For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • * Registered Midwife with current live status on NMC register.
  • * Evidence of recent CPD.



  • * Significant experience of managing maternity and women's health services.
  • * Experience in the community work setting at Band 7.
  • * Evidence of significant multi --disciplinary working.
  • * Proven experience of change management in clinical services.
  • * Extensive knowledge of national policies, standards and priorities.

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust



Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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