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Head of Midwifery and Gynaecology Nursing

Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 8
Specialist areas:
Start Date:
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Job Ref:

Head of Midwifery and Gynaecology Nursing
Grade: Band 8c
Salary: £65,664 - £75,874 per annum
Contract: Permanent, Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref: 050-NMR484-0422
Location: Bangor
Closing date: 15/05/2022 23:59
Interview date: 31/05/2022

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales. Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies.

Job overview

The post holder will play a key role in ensuring delivery of performance and financial targets in relation to all aspects; both clinical and corporate for all inpatient and outpatient services managed (this includes maternity, gynaecology and related Women’s Services on all sites across the Health Board.)
The post holder will support the Director of Midwifery and Women’s Services in developing and delivering a strategic approach to Midwifery and Gynaecology nursing that meets national requirements and addresses local needs of the service.

The post holder will support the Director of Midwifery in the professional leadership, development and management of midwifery and nursing within the Women’s Directorate in order to facilitate the delivery of excellent midwifery and nursing practice that is evidence based and measurable.

The post holder will be responsible for the management and quality of patient care delivered in respect of midwifery and gynaecology nursing.

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

Main duties of the job

• Ensure adherence to all NMC rules and standards.
• Improve the experience of women who use the service.
• Develop and monitor evidence based practice.
• Takes a lead for policy development and implementation at a Directorate level for community and hospital midwifery and gynaecology nursing.
• Responsible for actively developing and providing support in the promotion of leadership of midwives and nurses within the Women’s Directorate.
• Ensure effective operational and line management for all midwifery and nursing staff within the Women’s Directorate and across the health Board.
• Ensure that midwifery and nursing roles develop to meet the changes brought about by service review and modernisation.
• Work collaboratively with the named midwife for Safeguarding.
• Act as a key member of the Women’s Directorate Senior Management Team, contributing fully to the development, delivery and achievement of the Women’s Directorate Business plan.
• Deputise for the Director of Midwifery and Women’s Services in their absence.
• Provides professional advice on operational Health Board policies. Ensure that the implications of national and local strategies on nursing and midwifery are identified and advise accordingly Directorate Management Team.
• Participate in Disciplinary Committees and take the lead as the Disciplining officer for serious disciplinary cases and take action as per BCUHB Policy.
• Participate in the Women's Directorate manager on call arrangement

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

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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