Band 7 - Deputy Matron for Delivery Suite, Midwife WACS

Band 7

Main area
Women's and Children's
Band 7
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Department name
West Herts - General Staffing
Watford Hospital
£33,281 - £43,469 pa inc HCA
25/10/2017 23:59

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust Midwifery Service has a new Senior Management Team led by Dr Gloria Rowland our Associate Director of Midwifery and Gynaecology. We are committed to fostering innovation and driving improvements in an environment that is empowering and supportive for our staff and for Women and their families, in our care.

Our vision is to embody in our hospitals the principles, values and sense of service that created the NHS by providing consistently good, safe care in a friendly, listening and informative way, as and when people need and want it and always with dignity and respect.

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust serves a large, diverse multicultural population. There are over 5500 births per year in our maternity unit in Watford, of which over a 1000 are within the midwifery led birth centre.

Our Deputy Matron - Delivery Suite and Triage post is an exciting developmental opportunity. You will be an experienced clinical practitioner with excellent communication skills and be able to work within the wider multi-disciplinary team, demonstrating inclusive and compassionate leadership skills and the ability to support women in safe care pathways.

Your leadership skills will place you in a position to share your knowledge and expertise with others, ensuring women receive individualised care in the appropriate place and experience high standards of quality and satisfaction in the care they receive.

You will act as a resource and support for the team on for 0.4WTE of the post, undertake management responsibilities in supporting the Matron for 0.4WTE of the post and work clinically for 0.2WTE. (The post holder will be ward based and clinical for 60% of the time).

A comprehensive knowledge of Safeguarding is essential to support targeted care to a vulnerable population.

We have links with Hertfordshire Universities and support ongoing professional development. We also offer an extensive range of in house study days.

Interview date will be 2nd November 2017.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Matron Justine Chung on 07393 017101 or by email:

If you have problems applying, contact

01923 217925
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