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Consultant Midwife

Band 8b

Main area
Nursing and Midwifery
Band 8b
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£53,168 - £62,001 per annum
Salary period
12/08/2020 23:59
Interview date

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 and on-site crèche facilities.

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



The aim of the Consultant Midwife is to be a role model leading expert practice in midwifery, and to ensure all midwifery practice us underpinned by a philosophy of maximising health for women of child bearing age. He/she will empower midwives to promote health throughout the service.

The Consultant Midwife will promote pregnancy and birth as a positive experience with subsequent health gains to the woman physically, mentally and sociologically. She/he will be expected to function as an independent practitioner who will work in collaboration with appropriate medical and allied healthcare practitioners and provide clinical leadership in order to lead service development and improvement of maternal health and wellbeing.

The Consultant Midwife will lead the development and implementation of quality initiatives and health programmes to reduce health inequalities, Increase normality and improve outcomes for mothers and babies and will share this knowledge locally, regionally and nationally.

Providing and receiving complex, sensitive or contentious information where there are significant barriers to acceptance which need to be overcome using the highest level of interpersonal and communication skills, such as would be required when communicating in a hostile, antagonistic or  emotive atmosphere.

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

Closing date: 12th August 2020

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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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Fiona Giraud

Director of Midwifery

01248 384626