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Maternity Clinical Project Lead

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 a year p.a. inc
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
Sarah Latham, our Director of Midwifery of the Homerton Healthcare is establishing a team of midwifery leaders and we are looking for an exceptional midwife for the Clinical Project Manager role to join the team on our journey of excellence!

This position is fixed term project lead, whose main role is to identify, initiate and manage the various projects within the division and act as provider level leadership to the maternity transformation programme within the Trust and LMNS level.

The post holder will work with clinical and managerial colleagues across the maternity services and wider health systems, they will lead on scoping current practices including but not exclusively, staffing establishments, community estates and maternity care pathways. They will ensure the service is fully functional to support transformational change and a safe service that is aligned to the Better births and national agenda.

This position requires a highly motivated individual with leadership and problem-solving skills closely working with the Senior Midwifery, neonatal and Obstetric teams to ensure the development of robust project delivery of the work streams.

The post holder will facilitate the Maternity Incentive Scheme (MIS/CNST), Service Transformation Programmes and responses to national reports such as CQC, Ockenden and will be willingto unblock barriers problem solve emerging issues and prioritise areas for focused service improvement.

Main duties of the job

Some of the main duties are as follows:
  • Have a leading role in leading on the maternity programme work stream especially MIS/CNST and objectives within the Trust.Plan and provide training on the Maternity Incentive Scheme standards.
  • Scope and implement the maternity programmes and lead on new initiatives for service improvement.
  • Be the main point of contact and conduit between the identified work streams for internal and care system wide teams. Support the monitoring and reporting on the programmes progress and outcomes, including checking, challenging, gathering data and completing reporting and assurance templates.
  • Disseminate good practice prospectively as they are captured from work stream.
  • Work with finance staff to provide assurance over financial elements of work streams. Support work streams by providing assistance in the development of financial phasing of work streams and tracking the delivery of cost savings.
  • Apply strong analytical skills, analysing complex issues where material is drawn from multiple sources might be incomplete or conflicting.
  • Responsibility for planning and organisation of allocated projects and tasks with advice and guidance from the Maternity Programme Managers,within agreed objectives and manage the benefits, risks, and dependencies of key issues specific to the work streams.
  • Oversight of the project budget, specifically the maternity transformation funding provided.

About us

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, The City and beyond.

We are extremely proud of the fact that Homerton Hospital has recently attained the highest possible rating of Outstanding from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. In addition, the Trust manages services out of St Leonard's Hospital and the Mary Seacole Nursing Home.

Homerton aims to ensure equality and value diversity, and we are committed to inclusion for all of our staff. This is reflected in our policies, procedures and People Plan. All of our staff are expected to embody our Trust values at all times.

We are also committed, through our Fair Recruitment Standards, to ensuring all applicants are treated fairly.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well-regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

Homerton is proud to have been included on the HSJ & Nursing Times Best Places to Work list.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s on this page.

The person specification below is not the full person specification but outlines the criteria against which your application form will be assessed.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications


  • NMC Registered Midwife Band 7 or above
  • Master's degree or working towards
  • Equivalent experience of working at a senior level


  • oProject Management Qualification: Completed full PRINCE course

Skills/ Abilities


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Analytical skills, drawing out key points
  • People management skills
  • Ability to develop relationships and influence a range of stakeholders
  • Clear commitment to quality and attention to detail.
  • Ability to plan and carry out training
  • Ability to sustain performance under pressure
  • Must be able to prioritise own work effectively and be able to direct others.
  • Ability to support development of positive team culture.
  • Microsoft Office with intermediate keyboard skills.



  • Knowledge and experience of working within the NHS maternity services.
  • Has experience of previously managing projects within the NHS.
  • Experience with Project Management.
  • Experience in plan and carry out training


  • Successful strategic management in a complex organisation.
  • Effective financial management and governance skills.
  • Quality improvement management experience



  • Knowledge/understanding of confidentiality issues.
  • Ability to develop concise written reports which convey complex messages simply.
  • Ability to convey key, simple points in oral presentation or in more informal conversations
  • Ability to make decisions autonomously, when required, on difficult issues, working to tight and often changing timescales.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office suite


  • Experience of researching best practice (globally, private and public sector),
  • Knowledge /understanding of interpreting the relevance of best practice and processes/practices which could be implemented successfully to achieve system reform

Employer details

Employer name

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Division of Maternity and Neonatal services, Yellow Roof Offices, 2nd Floor, Homerton University Hospital

Homerton Row


E9 6SR

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