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IT Midwife

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Per annum, pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 6
Full Time
Job summary

Our Maternity Services Digital Team are looking for an enthusiastic and driven midwife with IT related experience to join the team as either a 12 month secondment opportunity or a 12 month fixed term with a view to appointment into a Band 6 midwife post at the end of the fixed term.

The role of IT midwife will be to ensure the IT system fully supports all aspects of the maternity pathway and to support the development of the maternity IT system.

You will contribute to the management of the maternity digital system including managing incidents, problem solving and change management. You will support the development of the system including any upgrades or bespoke requirements and will plan and monitor performance against a programme of work.

Main duties of the job

You will produce accurate and timely reports providing information, analysis and interpretation for both individual and whole department projects to inform internal and external stakeholders of current performance against targets, you will need to be adaptable to requests for various analyses of performance and reporting solutions, relevant to the needs of the maternity services.

You will support clinical and administrative staff across the maternity service and the Trust to ensure standardisation of data entry. You will work collaboratively with the IT training department to train staff in the use of the maternity specific digital records system.

You will ensure safe clinical midwifery practice occurs and ensure any new solution delivers the clinical record to the highest possible standard working to tight deadlines.

The role requires a very high level of concentration daily and exceptional attention to detail.

About us

Our mission is to provide excellent care with compassion.

We are constantly striving to improve, and working towards becoming an outstanding, high performing organisation. If this is not enough...... we have a BIG PLAN to:
  • consistently deliver excellent care
  • create a great place to work
  • deliver value for money
  • ensure we are fit for the future
  • Develop our staff to be the best they can be

We hope you can you see yourself being part of this dynamic team who really care about your career development, your ideas and your contribution to make our service the best around.

Please contact our Digital Lead Midwife- Hassin Rasool; for more information.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Maintain and develop working relationships with stakeholders, project teams, software suppliers, Digital Health Informatics professionals, lead clinicians and other relevant LTH personnel.

Be responsible for own personal education

Correctly and safely use equipment and physical environment in accordance with Health, Safety and Security legislation. Report any adverse occurrences observed.

Support improvement to working practices through the development and change to Maternity service/Trust systems and processes

Ensure quality of own work and support the development of processes and systems to achieve a good quality standard

The processing and management of data and information for specific functional purposes within the role.

Provide Software suppliers and relevant LTH Digital Programme personnel with information and analysis to support changes and developments

To support the Trusts Digital Training team in developing training initiatives.

Make recommendations for product enhancements and formally record requests received for product enhancements and support the change request process.

Coordination, support and delegation of work.

Personal behaviour towards others is in accordance with Equality and Diversity requirements

Person Specification

Qualifications & Education


  • Registered Midwife
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Undertaken basic qualifications in the use of computer packages such as the European Computer Driving License (ECDL) or Word, PowerPoint and excel software
  • Leadership qualification or experience
  • Teaching experience or qualification

Knowledge & Experience


  • Experience of working with healthcare administration IT systems
  • Service development experience, delivering clinical quality improvements and successful service change.
  • Recent Band 6 experience of clinical practice


  • Multidisciplinary working
  • Proven experience of working in an environment with a range of IT infrastructures and Microsoft technologies
  • Good understanding of digital systems and advances to develop and manage electronic patient records

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