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Bank - Pastoral care for Newly Qualified Midwives

NHS AFC: Band 6

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NHS AFC: Band 6
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Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Band 6 £19.96 per hour bank
31/03/2023 23:59



Job overview

Are you an enthusiastic, motivated and driven to develop our future Midwives?

Have you retired and wish to return? 

If so we have an opportunity available for the right person to join the Maternity services at Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

With your experience, you will help guide our Newly Qualified Midwives in their first months, providing mentorship, education and overall pastoral care.

We want our midwives to enjoy working with us and the families we serve. Shaping our vision for an outstanding service that gives women, families, our community and our midwives an extraordinary experience.

Main duties of the job

With births of around 6000 per year, Bolton is the ‘Supercentre’ for the northwest, providing high quality compassionate care to the women of Bolton, Bury, Salford and beyond.

What we are currently doing: 

  • Offering 4 choices of birth environment
  • Developing a continuity of carer model
  • Developing a case loading team
  • Providing high quality care to high risk women
  • Working towards offering a transitional care service
  • Developing our perinatal mental health service to offer a more holistic approach to women with mental health needs. 

This post requires self-motivation, with excellent organisational and communication skills to support New Qualified Midwives as they begin their career.

These roles may be suitable for people who have retired from Midwifery but wish to inspire and nurture the midwifery workforce of the future

You will have a general wide range of clinical experience supporting a good clinical knowledge base; knowledge and skills across a range of clinical practical procedures; and up-to-date knowledge of clinical governance and risk management.

Working for our organisation

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust provide services across the North West side of the Greater Manchester area ranging from hospital services in Bolton to community services across Bolton, Salford, Ashton, Leigh and Wigan. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity.  We have recently been given a CQC rating of Good.  Over 5,700 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don’t need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare.

The Family Division aims to deliver the highest standards of care for maternity, sexual health, gynaecology and a range of acute and community children’s services. The Division is a Centre of Excellence for Women’s and Children’s services and has a credible and enviable reputation. We deliver over 6,000 babies and carry around 1500 gynaecological procedures each year, making us a specialist provider of health services for women, babies and their families in the North West Sector of Manchester and beyond. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further information regarding the key responsibilities of this role please see the attached job descriptions. If you have any further questions regarding this role please do not hesitate to contact us via the information below.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Midwifery Degree


Essential criteria
  • Band 6 experience


Essential criteria
  • Completed preceptership

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Katie Rorke
Job title
Specialist Clinical and Pastoral Support Midwife
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