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Equality, Diversity, Inclusion Midwife

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year p.a. pro rata
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 7
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced midwife who has a keen interest in the equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) agenda. You will provide specialist, comprehensive, high quality advice and guidance on equality diversity and inclusion for maternity service users and staff in line with the Equality Act 2010, public sector equality duty, and accessible Information Standard and NHS equality standards.

Additionally working in collaboration with the practice development midwife supporting international recruits ensuring pastoral support programme. This is a fantastic opportunity to engage with people at all levels of the organisation on the equality, diversity and inclusion agenda to be a conduit to drive cultural change.

Main duties of the job

To provide specialist, comprehensive, high quality advice and guidance on equality diversity and inclusion for maternity service users and staff in line with the Equality Act 2010, public sector equality duty, Accessible Information Standard and NHS equality standards.

The post holder with work closely with the practice development midwife for international recruits ensuring pastoral support programme to ensure a smooth transition of International midwives to CUH.

About us

Come Nurse with us...

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It's a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people's age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.

Please note:- Internal applicants on permanent contracts can only apply for this post as a secondment and must have the approval of your current line manager before applying.

Closing date is midnight on 26 November 2023

Interviews are due to be held on 6 December 2023

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?
  • Our values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registered midwife
  • Honours Degree
  • Masters or equivalent experience in equality and diversity.


  • ILM level 4 Equality, Diversity & Inclusion



  • Experience of working in equality, diversity and inclusion field. Developing and delivering EDI training and specialist EDI training to capture the 9 protected characteristics
  • Report writing to present to various forums
  • Experience of carrying out equality analysis /equality impact assessments
  • Developing, writing and implementation of policies
  • Have an understanding and experience of partnership working
  • Experiencing of analysing and interpreting


  • Previous experience of working in either NHS or voluntary sector or local authority
  • Experiencing of analysing and interpreting statistical data and presenting it



  • Understanding and knowledge of legislation and issues relating to equality and diversity in employment, service delivery and with service users/patients and carers
  • Understanding of risk management systems to report incidents relating to ED& I



  • IT skills ability to use word and Excel and Powerpoint, Microsoft Teams / Zoom etc
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills to maintain working relationships within CUH, and with external partners and organisations
  • Ability to deal with sensitive information in a confidential, and reassuring manner
  • Ability to deal with resistance from colleagues across the organisation
  • Ability to challenge and have difficult conversations
  • Have the skills to motivate colleagues at all levels to engage and embrace the equality and diversity agenda
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to respond effectively to multiple priorities
  • Ability to evaluate ED& I information and advice on appropriate course of action
  • Ability to monitor the delivery of service and projects (WRES , WDES, training EDS2022 etc)

Additional Requirements


  • The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of Safe, Kind, Excellent.
  • Show empathy and confidence
  • Respond in a timely manner

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Addenbrookes Hospital-Division E



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