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Deputy Head of Midwifery

Band 8b

Main area
Midwifery
Grade
Band 8b
Contract
Fixed Term or secondment for 12 months
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
110-NMR365-0918
Site
Prince Charles Hospital
Town
Merthyr Tydfil
Salary
£47,092 to £58,217 per annum
Closing
26/09/2018 23:59

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our http://joincwmtaf.wales page.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

 

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


 

THIS POST IS FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT FOR 12 MONTHS DUE TO THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST.

Deputy Head of Midwifery 8b Advert

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and committed Senior Midwife to undertake the role of Deputy Head of Midwifery, Gynaecology and Sexual Health. This is a pivotal role in our Senior Management structure to drive forward innovative service change in partnership with the Head of Midwifery.

The post holder is expected to be an excellent communicator with good interpersonal skills and a wide knowledge of both acute and community midwifery service. You will work in collaboration with a dynamic team of Senior Midwives to shape the service within the new Maternity Unit and the Fee Standing Midwifery Unit.  This is an excellent opportunity for a talented individual with inspirational leadership skills and an appetite for developing staff, service redesign and delivery of safe and excellent maternity care through a population health lens. The post holder will work with the senior management team, providing senior advice, support and strategic leadership, along with professional challenge. Working closely with the Head of Midwifery the successful candidate will represent Midwifery at both a directorate, UHB and national level and join an ambitious, high performing team.

You will have had demonstrable success in a management and a clinical role and established your credibility with multiple stakeholders. Most of all, you will be able to motivate and engage others to ensure that the services we provide supports the UHB values, as well as having a pioneering approach that is not afraid to challenge convention and traditional ways of working.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 26th September 2018

 

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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

Kerri Eilertsen-Feeney
Head of Midwifery
Kerri.Eilertsen-Feeney@wales.nhs.uk

Joanne Jamieson
Senior HR Business Partner
Joanne.jamieson@wales.nhs.uk