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Lead Midwife for Patient Safety and Quality

Employer
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Harlow
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum plus 5% HCAS
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Full Time
The post holder will support, facilitate and co-ordinate the development of Clinical Governance, patient safety and Risk Management within the Healthcare Group and support the Director of Midwifery and Head of Maternity Governance and Assurance in ensuring delivery of high quality care and robust governance frameworks.

The post holder will provide support to staff working within the Healthcare Group across the area of care delivery. They will be an active member of the team for Family and Women's services working to ensure and support effective communication pathways and thereby improving the patient experience.

Required to organise own workload on a day to day basis, self-motivated and able to work on own initiative. Will act as lead specialist for area for patient safety and quality.

Main duties of the job

Our Organisation

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) provides a full range of general acute, outpatient and diagnostic services at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, the Herts and Essex Hospital in Bishop's Stortford, and St Margaret's Hospital in Epping.

We employ 3,500 staff and serve a local population of around 350,000 people living in west Essex and east Hertfordshire, centred on the M11 corridor and the towns of Harlow, Bishop's Stortford and Epping. Our extended catchment area incorporates a population of up to 500,000 and includes the areas of Hoddesdon, Cheshunt and Broxbourne in Hertfordshire.

Our Values

The Princess Alexandra Promise to our patients as identified by our 3 values which will contribute to improving our patient experiences:

Patient at heart - Always holding the patient and their wellbeing at the centre of our thoughts and efforts

Everyday excellence - Sharing and celebrating our successes, being honest when we get it wrong, giving us the ability to learn from both

Creative collaboration - Knowing strength comes from diversity, we combine our experiences, skills and talents, working together to find new and better ways to care

The Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst building for excellence and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values to the highest level.

About us

Our Organisation

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) provides a full range of general acute, outpatient and diagnostic services at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, the Herts and Essex Hospital in Bishop's Stortford, and St Margaret's Hospital in Epping.

We employ 3,500 staff and serve a local population of around 350,000 people living in west Essex and east Hertfordshire, centred on the M11 corridor and the towns of Harlow, Bishop's Stortford and Epping. Our extended catchment area incorporates a population of up to 500,000 and includes the areas of Hoddesdon, Cheshunt and Broxbourne in Hertfordshire.

Our Values

The Princess Alexandra Promise to our patients as identified by our 3 values which will contribute to improving our patient experiences:

Patient at heart - Always holding the patient and their wellbeing at the centre of our thoughts and efforts

Everyday excellence - Sharing and celebrating our successes, being honest when we get it wrong, giving us the ability to learn from both

Creative collaboration - Knowing strength comes from diversity, we combine our experiences, skills and talents, working together to find new and better ways to care

The Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst building for excellence and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values to the highest level.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description and person specification, available to download at any time.

Person Specification

Application Form

Essential

  • Registered Midwife
  • Evidence of clinical competence and regular clinical practice
  • Understanding of the principles of clinical risk management/Clinical Governance
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to work within the Multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with good listening skills
  • Demonstrates the ability to work in a highly demanding environment


Application

Desirable

  • Registered Nurse


Employer details

Employer name

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

Address

The Princess Alexandra NHS Trust

Harlow

CM20 1QX

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

292-6137453-CHWS

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