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Antenatal & Neonatal Screening Co-ordinator/Maternal Medicine Midwife

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Newport, Isle of Wight
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024
We are recruiting for an Antenatal & Neonatal Screening Co-ordinator / Maternal Medicine Midwife who wishes to join #TeamIOWNHS. You should share our passion and drive to ensure that our patients receive quality and compassionate care and work with us to ensure the Trust continues its journey towards great people, great place.

We are passionate about providing excellent CARE, which is why our values are Compassion, Accountable, Respect and Everyone counts. Our mission is to make sure that our community is at the heart of everything we do and that we hold our values across all our services. Why not come and see for yourself the CARE we give to our patients and staff. Apply to be part of our team today.

Main duties of the job

The Antenatal and Neonatal Screening Co-ordinator/Maternal Medicine (MM) lead midwife role will provide professional leadership, oversight, and support with regard to screening throughout pregnancy and the postpartum period. To ensure the provision and continuing effectiveness of a family centred antenatal and newborn screening and diagnosis service for the Trust, in line with the UK National screening committee (UKNSC) recommendations and national programme standards. This joint role will also support women accessing maternal medicine specialists and have oversight and sharing of individualised care plans with the wider maternity team, and liaising with the maternal medicine network

The post holder will be centred on clinical and service development within maternal medicine and screening. They will support the implementation of effective care pathways for pregnant women and birthing people with complex medical conditions across the Maternal Medicine Network, with a key focus on addressing inequalities in all aspects of care.

We are committed to endorsing inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism throughout out services and as such, our procedures and policies ensure that applicants are always treated fairly throughout the recruitment process.

About us

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is the only integrated acute, community, mental health and ambulance health care provider in England. We serve a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users.

Working for our Trust brings a variety of benefits, including an onsite day nursery, cycle-to-work scheme, discounts at local businesses and gyms, and the opportunity to hire Trust's beach hut in Ryde. We offer many flexible working opportunities, speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement for you and if it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. The island offers an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year-round events, festivals and award-winning attractions.

Our 2020-2025 strategy sets out to ensure that we continue to be a provider of excellent and compassionate care. As part of this strategy, we are proactively taking steps to ensure that we recruit and retain the highest quality of talent to provide CARE and we would welcome applications from under-represented groups to ensure our Trust is an inclusive and diverse employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.

For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the 'Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.

Person Specification

Qualifications and role specific knowledge


  • Current RM registration
  • Evidence of further continued practice development
  • Significant experience and evidence of post registration education to degree level
  • 2 years post registration
  • Teaching and assessing / mentor qualification


  • Evidence of other professional managerial qualifications
  • Master's degree and evidence of working towards

Physical Skills


  • Exercise a high degree of self-awareness and knowledge limitations
  • an ability to lead by example with an empowering and open style
  • Be credible and resilient
  • Manage and deal with change



  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible Approach
  • Professionalism
  • Demonstrate commitment to the focus on quality promoting high standards that consistently improve patient outcomes
  • Value diversity and difference and operates with integrity and openness
  • Treating others with compassion empathy and respect
  • Share information openly with patients staff and relatives
  • work collaboratively within SHIP
  • listens, learns and respect the contribution from others
  • uses evidence to make improvements
  • increase efficiencies and seeks out innovation
  • actively develops themselves and others



  • Able to prioritise work under pressure
  • Demonstrate leadership skills
  • Creative, visionary, improving the Service
  • Planning, implementing and evaluating care
  • Budgetary responsibility


  • Experience of conflict management
  • Experience in audit
  • Experience in HR and management related issues

Communication Skills


  • Excellent communication skills by clear and concise verbal and written instructions at all health care and patient levels

Employer details

Employer name

Isle of Wight NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital

Parkhurst Road

Newport, Isle of Wight

PO30 5TG

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