Risk Midwife

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£46,836 to £52,849 a year per annum inclusive of high area cost allowance
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

The post holder will be a current practicing midwife who is part of the Clinical Leadership that ensures high standards of Midwifery & Nursing practice is delivered to all. Responsible for operational delivery that reduces harm and identifies risks related to morbidity and mortality.

To work in collaboration and partnership with key stakeholders seeking quality improvement initiatives, ideally undertaking Audit and morbidity and mortality reviews. Promoting positive patient experience, ensuring evidence based practices are embedded. Promoting a just and fair culture.

The post holder will engage in clinical practice for 50% of the time and will act as a role model, promoting inclusive compassionate care. You will Support Senior Management Team working collaboratively with the Consultant Midwife, PMRT Team, and with Speciality Operational Managers, review cases, liaise with the Bereavement Team and provide a link for parents and people who have birthed and experienced loss or harm.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide safe and effective care to pregnant women during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum period
  • Provide proactive and effective Leadership
  • Work in partnership with women and their families
  • Work collaboratively as a member of the Multidisciplinary team
  • Highly developed communication skills in challenging situations in which there may be barriers to communication and changing circumstances
  • Provides specialist midwifery care for a specific group of women
  • Advises and provides specialist support to midwives in related clinical areas
  • Shares specialist knowledge with other professional group and agencies

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice

Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Registered Midwife/Degree
  • Specialist knowledge or Qualification
  • Teaching qualification

Knowledge & Experience


  • Considerable rotational midwifery experience
  • Experience in specialist area of expertise
  • Knowledge and experience of leading change
  • Knowledge of quality improvement
  • Knowledge and experience of leading a team
  • Knowledge of safeguarding

Skills, Abilities & Attributes


  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to lead and motivate
  • Ability to effectively manage difficult situations
  • Ability to be adaptive, flexible and non- judgemental
  • Ability to implement change

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