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Maternity & Gynaecology Outpatients Manager

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title - Maternity & Gynaecology Outpatients Manager

Hours Per Week - 37.5

Permanent/Fixed Term - Permanent

Salary - �43742- �50056

Closing Date: 27th June 2024

Interview Date: 16th July 2024

Over the past 12 months the George Eliot maternity service has received significant investment both for the estate which includes new theatres, the refurbishment of our inpatient ward and the relocation of triage and within the workforce in the form of new roles one of which being a perinatal mental health specialist midwife.

This newly created post is an opportunity to join our driven midwifery workforce, supporting the maternity team and being an integral part of our team.

This post may close early due to high numbers of applications so you are advised to apply promptly.

All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.

Careers at George Eliot - 'Where you make a difference'

Main duties of the job

The main duties of this role are fall under five headings. They are

Patient Care

Provide specialist midwifery expertise, ensuring all staff are supported in their practice on day to day and ongoing basis with particular emphasis on antenatal care.

  • To liaise with other ward/department managers and Lead Sonographer within the Directorate as necessary, to ensure workload and skill mix are effectively managed. Inform and discuss with senior midwife manager/supervisor of midwives any problems highlighted.

Education and Training
  • To be a senior mentor and preceptor to junior midwives and student midwives, working closely with education providers.

  • To be professionally accountable for ones own midwifery practice, acting in a professional manner at all times abiding by the Code of Conduct and all other relevant NMC and Trust practice protocols and guidelines.

  • To participate in the selection, interviewing and induction of new members of staff. To be involved in manpower requirements in line with identified service developments, making recommendations on improvements in service as appropriate.

About us

Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication

excellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

Our benefits include but are not limited to: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will provide high quality management and leadership within the antenatal clinic.
  • Provide clinical midwifery expertise and leadership to the Antenatal Clinic, Maternity Ultrasound, Maternity Assessment Unit and support to the Gynaecology Clinic
  • Act as an advocate and liaise with members of the multi-disciplinary team to co ordinate all aspects of care in the best interests of women and her family.
  • Act as experienced mentor for less experienced midwives and student midwives.
  • Work proactively to plan the development of complex antenatal outpatient care.
  • Evaluate provision of care throughout the antenatal period for women and their families.
  • Continuing responsibility for the day to day management of the allocated area, ensuring delivery of high standard of care through effective management of staff and resources within the service.

Person Specification

Qualification and professional training


  • oEvidence of management/leadership training/skills
  • oRegistered midwife
  • oEvidence of further Professional Development relevant to current post.

Experience and Knowledge


  • oPrevious experience at Band 6 within all aspects of Midwifery
  • oEvidence of being up-to-date with current issues relating to professional practice
  • oComplaints handling
  • oCredible clinical expert
  • oCan demonstrate practical application of quality standards within the clinical setting e.g. Care Quality Commission, NICE guidance

Skills and abilities


  • oProven management & Organisational skills
  • oEvidence of advanced leadership skills
  • oGood interpersonal & communication skills

Personal qualities


  • oDemonstrate initiative, motivation and ability to put things into practice
  • oCommitted to quality improvement
  • oEffective time management skills
  • oProven management & Organisational skills

Employer details

Employer name

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust


George Eliot Hospital

College Street



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