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Diabetes Midwife

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Pro-rata
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you a midwife with a keen interest in Diabetes care ?

We are seeking an experienced, proactive midwife with a good knowledge base in this interesting and complex area of midwifery to be part of a small team, serving both Rochdale and Oldham Care Organisations. As the Diabetes Midwife you will assist in monitoring the service, in line with national standards and service specifications.

No two days are the same in the diabetes service. You will need to be naturally responsive to the changing demands on your priorities and workloads. The post holder will need to be confident enough to assist in driving local change to meet the expectations and standards set by the national programmes.

The role will be cross-site to cover both The Royal Oldham Hospital and Rochdale Infirmary. You will need to be willing to travel flexibly to both sites and to outside events/meetings/visits as and when necessary.

Whilst the vacancy within the diabetes team is part time we would be able to support full time hours within other aspects of our Antenatal Services.

Main duties of the job

The part you play

In order to fulfil the needs of this role you will need to be caring and empathic, but also tenacious and resilient. Communication is key - so promoting good relationships with your colleagues and the wider multi-disciplinary team should come naturally to you.

Your role will involve planning and delivering plans of care and clinical advice to women working collaboratively with the diabetes team so you should have some experience in communicating complex information and be proactive when unexpected results arise.

You will also assist in the monitoring of the failsafe systems and should feel passionate about patient safety and experience. In order to maintain the level of data required, you will need to be confident with Microsoft Office applications, and have an extraordinary eye for detail.

Part of your role will be supporting the on-going training and education of colleagues, so an ability to present and talk publicly would be beneficial.

If you are keen to develop your career, and feel this describes your experience and abilities, we would be delighted to hear from you!

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care , appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers

This vacancy is open to those who have a current NMC PIN to practice as an Registered Nurse or Midwife in the UK, or those who are currently enrolled on a course which means they expect to receive their full NMC PIN within the next 3 months. Please note an NMC PRN PIN is not a full NMC PIN and would not fulfil the essential criteria for this role.

The NCA can no longer accept applications from International Nurses and Midwives who are yet to complete all competencies needed to receivea full NMC PIN to practice in the UK as we have paused our OSCE programme indefinitely. To learn more about how you can gain a full NMC PIN to be eligible to apply for our vacancies in the future, please see the NMC website:

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and return your application form as soon as possible.

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife
  • Degree or Diploma in Midwifery


  • Post graduate education related to diabetes
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification
  • Practice Assessor

Knowledge and skills


  • Robust knowledge of midwifery pathways
  • Completed midwifery preceptorship
  • IT Skills
  • MDT Working
  • Effector communicator


  • Knowledge of diabetes and the care of women with diabetes

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Oldham Hospital

Rochdale Road



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