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Governance Midwife

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
1 x 22.5 hours per week with the primary base at Saint Mary's Wythenshawe.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic band 6 midwife to join the Maternity Governance team based at Saint Mary's Wythenshawe. The role will support the Band 7 Governance Midwife and the wider team across Maternity Services at North Manchester and Oxford Road. The post will include guideline development, clinical audit and reviewing clinical incidents with the clinical teams to identify lessons learnt to improve care provided to all families accessing care at Saint Mary's.

Main duties of the job

You will need to be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a driving passion and determination to support the midwifery team in line with the exciting national picture of care and compassion, as well as a local picture of quality improvement. You will need to have good knowledge and skill base in midwifery clinical practice.In this role you will support the Matron for Governance in supporting all aspects of clinical governance.You will need to be self driven, clinically sound, approachable and well organised. In this key role you will work closely with the multi- disciplinary team.

In return we will provide a comprehensive induction programme and an opportunity to further developing your knowledge and skills.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated 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 so you'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 & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play 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, and transparent, 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 MattersMFT 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 looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • IT skills and knowledge of clinical systems


  • Involvement in clinical audit



  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team


  • Experience of improving care



  • Registered Midwife on the NMC Register
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Experience of governance

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Saint Mary's Wythenshawe

Floats Lane, Wythenshawe


M23 9LT

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