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Midwifery Matron

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
5 Aug 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking a positive and expert Midwifery leader with a passion for delivering outstanding midwifery care and an exceptional private patient experience. We invite you to join our team in the dynamic role for our private maternity Stanley Clayton ward based at Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital in East Acton, London.

You will be motivating and leading our fabulous staff to deliver high quality private care to the women and birthing people on our ward.

You will be working alongside the private maternity services at the Lindo Wing St. Mary's hospital, allowing you to expand and develop your skillset.

Your management responsibility will include staff management, sickness management, budget management, service development and ensuring the day to day running of the ward is seamless in line with private patient's expectations.

So if you are ready to make your mark on this fantastic opportunity in one of London's leading Trusts, we would love to hear from you.

Interviews will be held week beginning 26th August 2024.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder will be a professional role model, who will clinically lead, manage and be responsible for the management and midwifery aspects of the Clayton Ward, Private Maternity unit at Queen Charlottes Hospital.
  • At all times ensure that the needs of the women and birthing people are placed at the centre of caredelivery.
  • Support and drive the private patient maternity agenda Trust-Wide, in the provision of safe, high quality patient centred care with an emphasis on customer service and positive patient experience.
  • To be accountable for effective management of all resources and income needed to deliver comprehensive compassionate care.
  • To act as clinical expert within the Maternity Unit, this will involve dissemination of specialist skills and knowledge to others.
  • To be the budget holder for Clayton Ward.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the Trust's Nursing and Midwifery Strategy and lead on the implementation of national maternity transformation plans for the roll out of continuity of carer teams for women likely to require high dependency or critical level care during their pregnancy and birth.
  • Work collaboratively with our NHS maternity service also based at QCCH to support the delivery of safe patient care.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications


  • Registered Midwife
  • Evidence of continuing post registration education and development.
  • Registered Educated to degree level in relevant subject area


  • Has attained or is working towards a management qualification
  • Leadership qualification or equivalent experience



  • Significant post registration experience in a range of maternity settings
  • Have substantial experience of managing a ward or team (at Band 7 level or above)
  • Managing and developing people.


  • Managing and developing people.
  • Private patient experience

Skills/knowledge/ abilities


  • Clinically competent
  • Proven experience in supervision of trained staff.
  • Understanding the principles of private care.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate - Power Point, Word, Excel.


  • Understanding the principles of private care.

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Queen Charlotte's Hospital


W12 0HS

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