We are seeking to recruit a dynamic motivated individual to join the Maternity Quality and Safety Team at BHRUT This is an exciting opportunity for a clinical midwife who has an understanding and experience of working within the quality and safety agenda. You will be responsible for the management of incidents within the maternity service. This is an excellent opening for a midwife who feels passionate about safety.
You will be expected to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills, be able to contribute to safety improvements as well as representing the maternity unit at various multidisciplinary forums.
Main duties of the job
The Lead Midwife for Safety will facilitate the development, implementation, and evaluation of PSIRF safety standard systems within maternity. The midwife will work with a just culture maintaining civility at all times to enhance the workplace and multidisciplinary team approach.
The midwife will support the maternity service in fostering an environment that is woman centred and upholds the highest standards of safety.
The midwife will work closely with clinical teams to facilitate the implementation of the safety agenda and support safety improvement initiatives, whilst providing guidance and support.
The role involves taking responsibility for driving up standards, meeting performance targets and monitoring compliance with all aspects of quality and safety, including appropriate application of infection control measures and safe staffing levels. You will be expected to lead by example, working clinically twice a month.
The successful midwife will join a dynamic and friendly multidisciplinary team with a strong emphasis on safety and quality improvement.
Under the leadership of our Chair, Jacqui Smith and Matthew Trainer, our Chief Executive we provide care for the residents of three diverse London boroughs. More than half of our 7,500 strong workforce are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and most live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.
Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals, operating from two main sites – King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen’s Hospital in Romford. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic and Harold Wood Polyclinic.
As we recover from Covid-19, we’re proud to be leading the way in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The pandemic provided the drive for our teams to innovate and change.
We know we have more work to do to improve waiting times for urgent and emergency care, and this will be one of the many benefits of our closer collaboration with Barts Health. Working with them and with all our partners across north east London, we will find a sustainable solution to enhance patient care.
We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre; Radiotherapy Centre; Hyper Acute Stroke Unit; and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We’re also pleased to be part of the NEL Cancer Alliance.
24 April 2023
Agenda for change
£46,836 to £52,849 a year per annum inclusive
For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.
The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.
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All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.
Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to Nadeem Arif, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 5938. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.
- Practising midwife on NMC register
- Investigation training.
- Risk Management Qualification/evidence of knowledge and experience
Certificate of Sponsorship
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