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Screening Co-ordinator

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
This post is an exciting opportunity for a midwife who has a passion for patient safety and quality assurance and standards.

We are looking for a midwife to lead our Antenatal and Newborn screening services on our Luton site to ensure that that we continue to meet our high standards and maintain our targets.

Are you that person?

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a midwife who has an eye for detail and has a consistent and thorough approach to their work. This role would suit someone who has previous screening experience or a good amount of relevant experience and is looking to move into a more senior role.

The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that the screening targets for department are met and must be confident to identify areas of concern and escalate appropriately.

There is also an educational aspect to the role as the post holder will be responsible for ensuring that all maternity staff members are suitably trained and are also kept abreast of any changes or developments within the ANNB screening service.

About us

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services to a growing population of around 700,000 people living across Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas across two busy hospital sites in Bedford and Luton. Both hospital sites offer key services such as A& E, Obstetrics-led Maternity and Paediatrics.

You will be joining a friendly, high performing Trust committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff. As one of the largest NHS Trusts in our region you will have access to a programme of high quality training and development to help you grow your career.We have state-of-the art facilities placing us at the heart of cutting edge health care. The Trust continues to be committed to delivering the best patient care using the best clinical knowledge and technology available.

Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.

All new staff will be subject to a probationary period covering their first six months in post. Travel between hospital sites may be required.

Please review all documents attached to this advert to ensure you familiarise yourself with all requirements of the job.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see job description and personal specification attached to the advert for details of this particular job role.

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife
  • Evidence of working or willingness to work towards the Antenatal Screening Module and haemoglobinopathy course


  • Recognised Teaching Qualification
  • Post-basic Specialist Qualification
  • Research qualification



  • Suitable Post-Registration experience within relevant speciality at band 6 or above
  • Extensive clinical experience
  • In depth specialist knowledge
  • Evidence of the application of management/leadership skills and autonomous practice
  • Involvement in audit



  • Suitable Post-Registration experience within relevant speciality at band 6 or above
  • Organisational and negotiation skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Leadership & motivation skills
  • Evidence of audit and change management ability

Personal Skills


  • Diplomatic
  • Assertive and confident
  • Personal and professional maturity
  • Recognition of own limitations
  • Creative and Flexible
  • Team focussed
  • Reliable, Adaptable and Dependable

Employer details

Employer name

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Luton Hospital

Lewsey Road



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