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IT Midwife

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
This post will support the Trust maternity staff in the use of its clinical systems by providing a single point of contact for users of the clinical systems and registration authority. The Digital Midwife will have overall responsibility for all aspects of the use and development of the maternity information system (Cerner Millennium).The post holder will be responsible for leading and coordinating into clinical care the various facets of the continuing implementation of Cerner Millennium within the department and will ensure correct and adequate staff training is in place for all systems.The post holder is required to be an experienced, autonomous midwifery practitioner.They will be working as a key member of a multidisciplinary team and it is therefore essential that the post holder possesses excellent communication skills.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be the single point of access for staff and service providers. They will be responsible for the ongoing management of existing systems and implementation of new digital solutions across maternity services.Provide support, information and plan training for maternity staff on the use and set-up of the various systems, this involves identifying and resolving a range of user issues, whilst assisting clinicians with their understanding of the system(s).Support and implement the maternity service vision to input into the future design of clinical processes and technology solutions for the area and across the Trust.

About us

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as competent and caring staff by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of �337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description for further information about the IT Midwife position available at WUTH.

If successful in this role, there is a requirement for you to have a standard/enhanced DBS. This will be paid for by the Trust and then deducted from your salary over a period of 3 month. As this vacancy is within the division of Womens and Childrens, there is a mandatory requirement for successful applicants to join the DBS update service. The cost of joining the update service is �13 per year, and applicants are liable to cover this cost with no reimbursement from the Trust. Further details of how to join the update service will be provided upon appointment.

Person Specification

Qualifications, Specific Experience & Training


  • Registered Midwife currently on the NMC register
  • Relevant Diploma/Degree
  • Assessing and mentoring qualification


  • Master's degree or evidence of recent study at Level 7

Knowledge and Skills


  • Recent experience at Band 6
  • Proven experience of working in an environment with a range of IT infrastructures

Qualifications, Specific Experience & Training


  • Evidence of ongoing dynamic continuing professional development within the speciality linked to demonstrable clinical competencies

Knowledge and Skills


  • Experience in all areas of midwifery
  • Detailed knowledge of maternity IT systems
  • An understanding of the changing environment of the health services and impact to Maternity Services.
  • Understanding of digital systems and advance to develop and manage electronica maternity patient records
  • IT literate


  • Awareness of equality and diversity
  • Extensive knowledge of Millennium Cerner

Personal Attributes


  • Excellent clinical skills
  • Demonstrates leadership skills and initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good record keeping and presentation skills
  • Flexible approach to working hours and practice
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent teaching, training and preceptorship skills
  • Able to motivate and develop a team of staff
  • Ability to deal with conflict situations


  • Management of change process

Employer details

Employer name

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Wirral Univeristy Trust Hospital

Arrowe Park Road


CH49 5PE

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