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Head of Midwifery

Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 8
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Are you looking for a role where you can shape the future of Midwifery Services?

Would you like a role where you can directly influence the health and wellbeing of women where you live and work, and where you will be able to spend more time working closely with your team?

If so, the Head of Midwifery job on the Isle of Man presents a fantastic opportunity for you.

You will be the face of midwifery on the Island and have the opportunity to develop services, make improvements and contribute to the integration of services. At the same time, we will invest in you with education and training.

You will lead a service where continuity of care is achieved from the antenatal period, through delivery and into the post-delivery care.

If this sounds like a dream job to you, then have a look at our job pack for more information and consider coming to visit us and find out more.

Why join us?
Working in the Isle of Man provides a fantastic opportunity to work within a friendly and supportive working environment, just a stone's throw away from the UK itself.

We offer generous salary and annual leave and a relocation package.

We have a defined benefit pension scheme, separate to the NHS pension scheme.

We take pride in being able to offer a workplace that:
● Is equipped to the latest standards
● Offers excellent training and development opportunities - we have an Education and Training Centre
with a simulation suite and library situated in the grounds
● Has a vibrant working environment - we're a close-knit team who are driven to ensure we provide high-
quality healthcare services to the people on the Island.

Why live on the Isle of Man?
The Isle of Man has a lot to offer you:

● Low-income tax rates, the maximum rate is 20%
● A relaxed way of life in a safe, low-crime environment
● Fantastic lifestyle opportunities - Walking, diving, sailing, mountain biking and great beaches

For further information about living in the Isle of Man visit

Relocation expenses
For this post, we will offer you interview costs to attend your interview.

We also offer a relocation package of up to £7,000 for the successful candidate which is based upon receipts. Housing Assistance may also be available dependent on your circumstances of up to £250 for up to two years.

National Insurance Holiday Scheme
The Isle of Man National Insurance Holiday Scheme allows residents who are relocating or returning to the Island to receive a refund of their first year of National Insurance contributions. Refunds are capped at £4,000. To see how this scheme could benefit you visit

Our Values
In the Department of Health and Social Care we pride ourselves on being committed, appreciative, respectful and excellent. CARE represents what we are about, what we stand for and what we value. All our recruitment, performance management and staff development are based on our CARE ethos.

Flexible Working
The Isle of Man Public Service is an equal opportunities employer who supports and promotes flexible working. We understand the benefits of improving work-life balance and supporting good health and wellbeing. We are happy to discuss part-time or flexible working arrangements, including job share for our roles where possible and if interested, you should discuss this with the Hiring Manager.

How to find out more
For further information out the post, please click on the link; alternatively contact
Sue Waddecar on 01624 650793.

Click Apply Now to view the application pack and find out more about this fantastic role, and to apply.

A provisional interview date of 3 October 2019 has been set for shortlisted applicants. However, this is subject to change.

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