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Practice Educator Midwife - OASI and PPH Lead Midwife

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
We are looking for a motivated and experienced midwife to join the practice education and development team. The role of the practice educator midwife is to improve clinical outcomes for women/birthing people through reduction of OASI and PPH rates in the Department.

In collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team the post holder will lead on implementing strategies to reduce OASI and PPH rates. They will be a role model for others, providing supportive leadership and expert advice to midwifery and obstetric teams.

Main duties of the job

  • The midwife will lead on a pathway for women/birthing people that includes antenatal counselling and postnatal follow up for history of OASI.
  • The midwife will be responsible for providing clinical expertise in the practice areas and on study days and midwifery leadership as part of the education team.
  • Working closely with the multidisciplinary team, Obstetric and Midwifery Clinical Leads, lead on developing the clinical strategy focused on improving clinical outcomes in OASI and PPH rates
  • Ensure all local and national evidence/guidance is assessed, benchmarked and implemented locally. Use initiative to decide relevant actions and make practice recommendations based on sound clinical evidence
  • Produce monthly update reports on progress against key objectives and audit clinical practice on OASI/PPH reduction techniques as necessary.
  • Management of the reporting of OASI and PPH

About us

The Royal Berkshire Foundation Trust (RBFT) is an exciting place to work with opportunities for education and development. The maternity service has recently been rated 'Good' by the Care Quality Comission (CQC) and the trust have been rated as one of the best acute trusts to work for in the NHS staff survey.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Working with key stakeholders and using quality improvement techniques, lead on the delivery of the clinical strategy within all clinical areas demonstrating excellent personal communication
  • Provide expert clinical advice to all staff and ensure opportunities for learning and sharing of best practice
  • To work in collaboration with the maternity team to develop and monitor performance, clinical outcomes to help improve and develop high standards of care for women. To place the womans experience at the core of service delivery.
  • To monitor and audit the quality of care through a range of strategies, including risk management incident reporting, complaints, research and effectiveness monitoring and clinical audit.
  • Management of the reporting of OASI and PPH
  • Provide supportive leadership and education to midwives and doctors on PPH/OASI reduction techniques
  • To bridge the theory/practice gap, through development of critical thinking and research development
  • To work as part of the practice development team to deliver multi-disciplinary training.
  • Ensure that teaching is evaluated and monitored
  • To develop own skills, taking responsibility for continuing professional development and performance.
  • The post holder will contribute to work in clinical areas to maintain confidence and credibility in midwifery practice

Person Specification



  • Registered midwife
  • Supervisor/assessor
  • educated to degree level


  • Leadership/management qualification
  • NLS



  • Significant recent experience in midwifery



  • Experience in facilitation/teaching/assessing/coa

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

London road



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