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Community Midwife

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £42,618 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Closing date
2 Jul 2024
Being aCommunity Midwife at Saint Mary's (Managed Clinical Service) is being part of something special. That's why we need amazing people who are adaptable, responsive to change and always looking to improve and develop innovative practice. Our maternity community bases include Wythenshawe, North Manchester, and Central Manchester (Oxford Road Campus) and you can choose your base to work at.

We provide a homebirth service which the community midwives support, with an on-call rota system and our community midwives are not required to support on site in the units at times of high activity.

You will be offered flexibility in working hours and shift patterns and we offer flexible hybrid working which includes working across inpatient areas or on the Birth Centre at North or Wythenshawe sites.

We have regular community training days, including working with Northwest Ambulance Service for home birth training. The community midwives work closely with the specialist young parent, refugee, and mental health midwives.

If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Community Matrons on the below phone numbers:

Emma Hall 0161 701 6562 or

Farhana Faruque 0161 922 3274 or

Lynne Swann

Main duties of the job

  • As a motivating and inspirational mentor, you'll be a resource for all our midwives, support staff and students, encouraging a high level of achievement in everyone you work with. You'll all ensure the clinical environment is conducive to supporting education and learning, and see that mentorship training is updated annually.
  • The maintenance of your own professional development will be key to your success, and you'll also help to promote awareness of current developments in midwifery, and look out for every opportunity to increase your own knowledge, skills and expertise.
  • Dedicated to providing an environment that encourages patient-centred involvement, you'll promote good working relationships with all the internal and external departments you work with, with the ultimate aim of providing the best patient journey possible.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity MattersMFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife


  • Evidence of continuing professional development

Knowledge and Experience


  • Knowledge of the public health agenda
  • Knowledge of multi-agency working together in child protection

skills and attibutes


  • Demonstrates communication and organisational skill
  • Clinically competent and demonstrates decision making skills


  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Can work within a team

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Saint Marys Hospital managed sites


M13 9WL

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