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Audit and Guidelines Midwife

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum inc HCAS (pro-rata)
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 7
Part Time
Audit and Guidelines Midwife- Band 7, 19 hours per week (Maternity Cover- Fixed term 1 year)
  • An exciting opportunity has arisen for a midwife wishing to make a difference covering maternity leave for a year .
  • As the key driver you will be managing the audit and guideline activity in the unit.
  • The post holder will work within the maternity governance team and with midwifery, obstetrics and gynaecology leads to support good Governance in these areas.
  • You will also play an important part in helping us to achieve key maternity transformation work streams including supporting clinicians to provide evidence for Saving Babies Lives as part of CNST.
  • The post holder will act as the key driver supporting day to day safe and effective care through audit and guideline management.
  • The post holder will also support the quality improvement midwife with QI project design and facilitation, quality improvement support and teaching of methodologies.
  • The post holder will cover the management of risk incidents in the absence of the Risk and Governance midwife or the management the quality improvement programme in the absence of the Quality Improvement Midwife.

Main duties of the job

  • We are seeking a motivated individual with good interpersonal skills and project management skills who is comfortable with liaising with colleagues at all levels.
  • You will be educated to degree level and have evidence of achievements in practice including team management and personal development.
  • If you thrive in an energetic environment, which is rich in culture and diversity, then please consider taking the next stage of your career further by working with us.
  • The post holder will also be a professional role model, leading and coordinating the team as required, always behaving in an exemplary manner.
  • During any assigned clinical duties, the post holder will have continuous responsibility for the day-to-day management and organisation of maternity care, in both the hospital and community settings, within available resources
  • The post holder will be accountable for feeding back what the audit/guideline position of the maternity unit is in in regards to provision of quality, excellent care.
  • The post holder will work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team, other agencies, and service user representatives.

About us

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trustin Tooting, South London, is a large teaching hospital and tertiary referral centre with our maternity unit providing care to over 5000 women/ birthing people each year.
  • Our midwifery led Birth Centre - Carmen Birth Centre, named after one of our passionate community midwives - delivers around 600 babies a year and has two continuity of care teams.
  • St George's has four organisational values which are Excellent, Kind, Responsible and Respectful.
  • Our values are designed to support us all in our day to day work and encourage good behaviours and team-working. St George's is committed to building a workforce in which each employee can enjoy a strong sense of belonging and where diversity, difference and uniqueness are truly valued. Our Trust focuses on staff well-being with a wealth of benefits from staff support and the Health and Wellbeing team.
  • All applications should be made on-line. Please ensure that you meet the person specification before applying, and that your supporting statement reflects these criteria.
  • We offer a comprehensive orientation package, annual mandatory updates and on-going support with professional development. We can provide accommodation information upon request, and there is an off-site nursery.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and personal specifications for further details.

If you are interested in joining our friendly team and would like further information please contact

Emily Kaliwoh,

Lead Midwife for Clinical Governance

Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience


  • Adequate post registration experience
  • Knowledge of quality improvement methodologies
  • Project Management Experience
  • IT proficiency with working knowledge of MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Teams


  • Experience at Band 7
  • Experience in a quality improvement role
  • Attended a clinical leadership program



  • Ability to manage change at ward/department level.


  • Experience with project management

Education and Research


  • Has knowledge of performance review


  • Evidence of audit or research project

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


St George's Hospital

Blackshaw Road


SW17 0QT

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