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Preceptorship Support Midwife

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 7
Full Time
The post holder will be a Midwife with excellent clinical standards of practice with an opportunity to develop and further enhance skills in programme management, MDT teaching and facilitation, communication with key stakeholders, research and development and chairing and co-ordinating meetings.

The post holder will work in partnership with the Trust Maternity services Management Team, the Head of Midwifery, Midwifery Matrons, current Practice Development Team, and Specialist Midwives.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will ensure clinical quality, clinical effectiveness and priorities for improving patient clinical outcomes as one of the top priorities and shall facilitate and support the adoption of this culture. They will also Coordinate the guideline development and implementation programme across the division and maintain a robust audit trail in relation to guidelines. They will support with ensuring staff are actively involved in the Trust's vision to have a proactive rather than a reactive approach to quality and safety management across the organisation, co-ordinating equitable training programme across the maternity service for all Band 5 preceptorship midwives and new to the trust Band 6 Midwives. This is in liaison with the PD Team and Ward managers to ensure a robust process is in place.

About us

Kettering General NHS Foundation Trust and Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust are both part of the University Hospitals of Northamptonshire NHS Group. Both hospitals are separate hospitals/employers with hospital board and leadership. We share a group executive team leading on a shared vision, mission, priorities, strategies and Dedicated to Excellence Values.

Please visit the following websites for more information about working for us:
  • Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Best of Both Worlds Northamptonshire
  • University Hospitals Northamptonshire NHS Group

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the Shortlisting Criteria section of the document.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Knowledge


  • Registered Midwife
  • Teaching or mentorship qualification
  • Degree in higher education or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of recent professional development
  • Understanding of the complexity of the NHS and the national picture and how this impacts on midwifery
  • Confident to work assertively with multi-disciplinary team

Employer details

Employer name

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Kettering General Hospital Foundation Trust

Rothwell Road


NN16 8UZ

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