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Labour Ward Manager

Employer
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Oldham
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the maternity service at the Royal Oldham Hospital to join our leadership team as Labour Ward Manager. Our labour ward has 12 birthing rooms, 2 maternity theatres and a post-operative recovery bay and supports 4600 women a year to birth their babies.

We are looking for an experienced innovative midwife who has a robust understanding of intrapartum care and a commitment to improving safety and the experience of women and their families

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will consistently demonstrate compassionate leadership, have excellent communication skills and the ability to work well within a multidisciplinary team.

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care , appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

This vacancy is open to those who have a current NMC PIN to practice as an Registered Nurse or Midwife in the UK, or those who are currently enrolled on a course which means they expect to receive their full NMC PIN within the next 3 months. Please note an NMC PRN PIN is not a full NMC PIN and would not fulfil the essential criteria for this role.

The NCA can no longer accept applications from International Nurses and Midwives who are yet to complete all competencies needed to receivea full NMC PIN to practice in the UK as we have paused our OSCE programme indefinitely. To learn more about how you can gain a full NMC PIN to be eligible to apply for our vacancies in the future, please see the NMC website: https://www.nmc.org.uk/registration/joining-the-register/register-nurse-midwife/trained-outside-uk/how-to-guide/

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and return your application form as soon as possible.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registered Midwife
  • Degree in Midwifery


Desirable

  • Recognised management or leadership qualification
  • Evidence of further study or training related to the post
  • High Dependency Care qualification


Knowledge skills and experience

Essential

  • Substantial post registration intrapartum experience
  • Significant experience of managing a team on a shift by shift basis
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Leadership Skills


Desirable

  • Change Management Skills
  • Clinical Governance Experience
  • Understanding of HR policies & procedures


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Oldham Hospital

Rochdale Rd

Oldham

OL1 2JH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

236-OCO-NM444-24

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