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Fetal Wellbeing Lead Midwife

Employer
Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bath
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you a practicing midwife who is interested in joining the maternity services based at the Royal United hospital, Bath. The successful applicant would work within the Quality and patient safety team as the Fetal Wellbeing Lead Midwife?

This an exciting new role in which you can demonstrate clinical leadership and midwifery expertise, actively promote team working, and psychological safety. The successful candidate will support compliment, and collaborate, with obstetric colleagues and clinical midwives to ensure that care provided pertaining to the assessment of fetal wellbeing is safe, of a high standard, and in line with local and national standards.

Rated 'Outstanding' in our latest CQC review, our service consists of an acute and 2 standalone birth centres. We also have 2 community midwifery led hubs, a 24 hour Maternity Assessment Unit and are in the planning stages of an alongside midwifery unit at the RUH site. This is your chance to be part of a transforming organisation and we look forward to working with you to develop this service to a high standard.

Main duties of the job

Provide a visible, accessible, and supportive presence, acting as a professional role model by providing leadership and support

Provide specialist advice and support on fetal wellbeing matters in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary / multi-agency teams

Managerial and professional accountability for the effective delivery of care for women/people

Promote the highest standards of audited research based clinical care

Work in collaboration with colleagues to triangulate the service insights pertaining to fetal monitoring, providing assurance to the leadership team of embedment and maintenance of the local and national standards

People who work together should train together - therefore Fetal wellbeing Midwife will work in collaboration with the Obstetric Fetal monitoring lead to develop a comprehensive Training Needs Analysis which meets the local training needs of the service

To provide clinical midwifery support during periods of escalation

To undertake line management responsibilities

About us

At the RUH we put people at the heart of what we do, working together as one team to make a difference for our patients, each other, and our community. No matter what your role is, we value everyone's contribution in supporting the exceptional, person-centred care we pride ourselves on.

We are proud to be in the top 20 best hospitals to work for in the country.

We are committed to creating a compassionate and inclusive environment. This can be seen in our growing community of staff networks - celebrating successes and creating opportunities to listen and learn. We value our differences, champion kindness and civility, and truly believe that diversity makes us stronger.

A culture of learning, developing and innovating is the thread that runs throughout our whole organisation. We want to support you to thrive, taking your career to its full potential.

We value staff wellbeing, with a well-established programme of support. We believe in a holistic approach spanning all aspects of living a healthy life, including physical, emotional, spiritual and financial wellbeing. We've even got a pool!

We are committed to supporting you and hope you want to join our team. In the meantime, find out more about living and working the beautiful historic city of Bath, learn about our extensive package of staff benefits, and read about how we're providing healthcare fit for the future with the landmark Dyson Cancer Centre and our passion for research.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Provide a visible, accessible, and supportive presence, acting as a professional role model by providing leadership and support

Provide specialist advice and support on fetal wellbeing matters in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary / multi-agency teams

Managerial and professional accountability for the effective delivery of care for women/people

A full JD has been provided.

Person Specification

Qulifications

Essential

  • Registered midwife with NMC
  • Significant experience at band 6 or above.
  • Teaching and assessing qualification


Desirable

  • Post-registration qualification preferably in speciality area.
  • Quality Improvement course or qualification


Knowledge and expereince

Essential

  • Experience in service user feedback including analysing data.
  • Understanding of the principles and application of Clinical Governance.
  • Significant relevant clinical and management experience at band 6 or above in a range of care settings.


Desirable

  • Experience in complaint investigation and response.
  • Evidence of supporting/leading upon a quality improvement initiative
  • Experience of line management


Employer details

Employer name

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal united Hospital

Combe Park

Bath

BA13NG

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427-6249662

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