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Antenatal & Newborn Screening Co-ordinator Specialist Midwife

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
As a registered midwife, the post holder is responsible for being the lead midwife for Antenatal and Newborn Screening.

The post holder will work as part of the multidisciplinary team to develop and implement a high quality and uniform antenatal and newborn screening service, ensuring that guidance from the National Screening Committee is implemented.

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. You can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing your circumstances against criteria specified on the website

Main duties of the job

Professional Responsibilities
  • To be a visible expert practitioner within The YYY ensuring that Screening is available for all women, infants and their families and to work with the senior team to deliver this.
  • To act as a resource to the Maternity Services multi-disciplinary team, and be actively involved in the multidisciplinary forums
  • To support the senior team to lead an effective Screening service in the YYY.
  • To work as an autonomous, competent practitioner, fulfilling the role of the midwife as defined in the Midwives Rules and Standards NMC 2004.
  • To meet the NMC requirements to maintain registration and maintain professional development in line with PREP requirements.
  • To ensure that clinical staff adhere to protocols and guidelines for practice and to work with the Practice Development team and Quality Midwife to ensure that these demonstrate best practice.
  • To contribute to the development of policies and guidelines, audit and research within the maternity services, taking a lead in the subsequent change process.
  • To identify personal learning needs and further develop professional knowledge and skills in line with both Maternity and Trust objectives.
  • Participate in the implementation of action plans resulting from National Reports and Enquiries.

  • About us

    The Humber Health Partnership is one of the largest acute and community Partnership arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

    Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Partnership has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

    Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

    As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

    We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Partnership and our community.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details on the requirements of this role

    Person Specification

    Education & Qualifications


    • Degree level (or equivalent) qualification in Midwifery
    • Registered Midwife with UK NMC registration
    • Practice Assessor


    • Recognised Antenatal screening course
    • Recognised Counselling course

    Knowled, Training & Communication Skills


    • Regional & local experience of antenatal screening & diagnosis guidance
    • Proven evidence of work within antenatal and newborn screening
    • Evidence of counselling skills including delivery of 'bad news'
    • Ability to interpret statistics


    • Line Management experience
    • Involvement with clinical audit and research
    • Use of computerized information systems

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


    Antenatal Clinic, Women & Children's Hospital

    Anlaby Road


    HU3 2JZ

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