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Lead Midwife for Saving Babies Lives

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Frimley, Camberley
Depending on experience Per annum (pro rata) including HCAS
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 7
Full Time
A brand-new opportunity has arisen for a registered and experienced midwife to join Frimley Health as a 'Lead Midwife for Saving Babies Lives'.

This role will involve working across both sites at Frimley Health: Frimley Park Hospital in Camberley and Wexham Park Hospital in Slough.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be leading on the implementation of the Saving Babies Lives Care Bundle (SBLCB) across maternity at Frimley Health.

The post holder will work closely with the consultant midwives, the patient safety team, the practice development team and other stakeholders at both sites to achieve the elements of the care bundle.

About us

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital servicesforaround 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area.

We have three main hospitals - Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

Our threecore values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other,Committed to Excellence,WorkingTogether and Facing the Future.

We are also proud to host the Defence Medical Group South East at Frimley Park with military surgical, medical and nursing personnelworkingalongside the hospital's NHS staff providing care to patients in all specialties

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will
  • Lead on implementing and maintaining compliance with SBLCB at Frimley Health, including:
    • Reducing smoking in pregnancy
    • Risk assessment and surveillance of pregnancies at risk of Fetal Growth Restriction (FGR)
    • Raising awareness of reduced fetal movements
    • Reducing preterm birth
    • Management of pre-existing diabetes
  • Support the Consultant Midwives, the Quality & Governance Lead and the Lead Midwife for Education to achieve better birth outcomes through audit and training.
  • Work alongside the MDT to achieve the relevant elements of the care bundle.

Person Specification



  • Registered Midwife currently on NMC register


  • Undertaking master study
  • Leadership/management training



  • Extensive post registration experience
  • Leadership experience


  • Experience in guideline development
  • Experience in delivering MDT training
  • Experience of managing complaints
  • Experience of implementing and managing a programme with key deliverables

Employer details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust


Frimley Park Hospital in Camberley & Wexham Park Hospital in Slough

Portsmouth Road

Frimley, Camberley

GU16 7UJ

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