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Rotational Midwifery Ward Manager

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
Are you looking for a new challenge with prospects of progression with our organisation? We have an exciting opportunity for a knowledgeable, experienced and dedicated midwife to join our friendly and passionate team as a rotational ward manager. You will be joining a strong and supportive Senior Leadership Team. If you are ready for your next challenge and want to develop your leadership and managerial skills along with a commitment from us to develop you then we are waiting to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

To function as an expert clinical practitioner within their designated clinical area.

To deliver direct patient care whilst managing, leading, coordinating and overseeing midwifery practice within a defined area.

The postholder will be responsible for ensuring there is 24 hour cover, with continuing responsibility for the co-ordination and monitoring of all clinical activities within their designated clinical areas.

As midwifery is a county-wide integrated service, the postholder is required to participate in all necessary rotation.

To ensure that there is efficient and effective utilisation of all resources required to deliver optimum quality care to their client group, in accordance with NMC, Trust and local policies.

The postholder will deputise for the Senior Leadership Team in their absence, driving forward evidence-based practice and taking responsibility for the support and guidance of staff and the policies and practices that operate within their clinical area

Liaise Closely with Director of Midwifery and the Senior Leadership team.

About us

TheShrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trustcan offer yougreat career prospects and a fantastic work-life balance. Situated in one of the most attractive parts of the country with dramatic countryside and bustling towns we have state of the art facilities, supportive friendly teams and excellent professional development opportunities.

There is a rich historic culture in Shropshire, together with beautiful country views, outdoor pursuits, sporting events, shopping and vibrant towns with restaurants, bars, live music venues and nightclubs.

Here at Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Hospital Trust, we feel that it's important for staff to feel valued. In addition to the generousNHS Pension Scheme, we offer a wide range of staff benefits, including the following
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for childcare, new bicycles (as part of our Cycle to Work initiative), lease cars, car parking and home computing.
  • Subscriptions to discount sites such asHealth Service Discounts,Staff BenefitsandRed Guava, along with discounted exercise classes, access to staff gyms at both sites, a staff magazine and a staff lottery.
  • Support with childcare, occupational health, carer support and family friendly policies with reference to maternity, paternity and adoption policies.
  • Recognition in the form of Trust Awards and other schemes.
  • Learning and development schemes that involve coaching and mentoring, leadership and development and access to eLearning courses.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person Specification

Application form


  • Registered midwife (Diploma/Degree)
  • Teaching/mentorship qualifications
  • Evidence of coordinating and managing day to day operational issues on a regular basis
  • Experience in teaching and training staff


  • Diploma/Degree in Health Related subjects, Certificate in Management

Application form and interview


  • Registered practicing midwife with recognised practice at minimum Band 6
  • An awareness and understanding of national and local issues that affect midwifery and the NHS as a whole
  • Contribution to service development and new ideas
  • Ability to inspire confidence in others, demonstrating strong leadership qualities and acting as positive role model to other members of the team


  • Evidence of management experience in a range of hospital/community midwifery settings
  • NLS Course

Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust


The Princess Royal Hospital



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