Professional Lead Midwifery and Lead Midwife Education (LME)

Opening Date:
2 Feb 2023
Closing Date:
19 Feb 2023
Salary Range:

SBU/Department: School of Health and Social Work, Department of Allied Health Professions, Midwifery and Social Work
FTE: 1 FTE (Working 37 hours per week) Part time may be considered
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: UH9 £53,535 per annum (pro rata if part time chosen) to £63,673 per annum

An opportunity has arisen to appoint a Professional Lead in Midwifery / Lead Midwife Education (LME) within the Department of Allied Health Professions, Midwifery and Social Work. We currently offer a BSc (Hons) Midwifery pre-registration programme, a MSc / Bsc (Hons) shortened programme for applicants who already hold a nursing qualification and a post-graduate MSc in Midwifery and Women’s Health. The three year BSc (Hons) Midwifery Programme is accredited as Baby Friendly by UNICEF.

The post holder will be responsible for providing professional leadership ranging from curricula content to strategic directions for the Midwifery profession and maintaining and enhancing strong partnerships with local providers and professional and regulatory bodies as well as teaching on the programmes. The post holder will also provide academic and line management of their subject group.
Previous management and leadership experience are essential. You will have a sound knowledge of research and experience in developing innovative ways of delivering our curricula relevant to contemporary Midwifery practice.
You will have experience in partnership working with key stakeholders, commissioners, provider organisations as well as service users and carers and require experience in the higher education sector and its political, national and international context.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Professor Karen Beeton, Head of Department of Allied Health Professions, Midwifery and Social Work, 01707 284114,

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