Service Lead Maternity Vacancy

Maternity Services Lead

We have created a new post to lead our elements of work focusing on maternity development and support.  Although a relatively small area of work at the moment the organisation has a strong track record in delivering maternity support and we are keen to restablish ourselves as a leading organisation in this field.  This role will manage our current work, further developing it and ensuring it is delivered in a way that is effective and to high quality.  As a member of Management Team the post holder will help steer and shape the organisation and play a part in the smooth running of day to day activity

Position: Maternity Services Lead

Location: Birmingham

Hours: Part time fixed term (6 months with the opportunity of extension)

Salary: £30,000per annum (pro rata

Closing Date: Monday 11th October(midnight)

Interview Date: Friday 15th/Monday 18th October

The Role

The post holder will be responsible for the organisations work in relation to maternity, pre and post natal services. This is an area of anticipated growth so the role will be about maintaining current provision and at the same time assisting with the development of bids and implementing new provision.

The post holder will be responsible for a team of staff that will include volunteers (although they will have indirect management of them) and they will be expected to maintain motivation and ensure they all receive the necessary support and training.  The role is also to develop the service, meet contractual targets and take decisive action where needed.

About You

Essential skills/experience will include:

  • Management of health, wellbeing or social care services
  • Working collaboratively with Primary or Secondary Care partners and/or Adult Social Care
  • Significant project/contract management experience and proven track record of achieving targets
  • Management of staff responsible for coordinating activity
  • Tendering and bid writing
  • Effective communication skills and ability to build and develop relationships at all levels
  • Demonstrable understanding of the current landscape in relation to maternity services, pre and post natal care
  • Experience of community consultation or co production initiatives would be highly desirable

Although not essential it would be useful if you had a background or experience in:

  • Clinical delivery or contract/service delivery within the NHS
  • Working within maternity services

Job description Maternity Services Lead (1)

An interview is guaranteed to suitably qualified and experienced people with disabilities

To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@gatewayfs.org or complete the application form: Application Form GFS May 2021

Instructions for Completing the Application Form May 2021

If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact Maxine Brown on 0121 456 7820 or via email – m.brown@gatewayfs.org

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