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GOVERNANCE MIDWIFE

Job Reference: 272-0012148

Employer:
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Specialist Midwives
Location:
Doncaster
Salary:
£33,222 to £43,041 pro rata per annum

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of Yorkshire’s leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 420,000 across South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and the surrounding areas.

Hosting three main hospital sites and a number of additional services, the Trust is one of only five Teaching Hospitals in Yorkshire and by 2018 is projecting to train 25% of all medical students in the region, while we currently train 30% of all other healthcare professional students.

A modern and forward-facing Trust employing over 6,500 members of staff, the hospital provides a full range of local hospital services across Doncaster Royal Infirmary in Doncaster, BassetlawHospital in Worksop, MontaguHospital in Mexborough.

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Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust places Patient Safety and Patient Experience as high priorities, contributing to the improvement in the quality of care provided to our patients. Maintaining the momentum of improvement over the last 2-3 years, we aim to maximise learning opportunities that we find.

We seek applications from registered midwives for this post to manage and co-ordinate all aspects of Clinical Risk and Governance across maternity, ensuring integration of Clinical Risk and Governance objectives with that of the Trust.

The post holder will play a key role in leadership, development, and transformation to support the delivery of high quality services for through robust Clinical Risk and Governance processes. The post holder will work in collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary team to lead, facilitate and deliver service improvements within maternity services, providing both professional and clinical advice as necessary. The post holder will also be responsible for the development, implementation and audit of clinical guidelines, protocols and policies to ensure evidence based clinical practice and safe, high quality care.

This is a senior Midwifery role within the organisation and there is an expectation that the post holder will fully participate in the clinical and professional leadership within the organisation.

The post holder will report to the Head of Midwifery and work closely with the Clinical Governance Lead.

For more information on this post or to arrange a visit, please contact Rick Dickinson, Deputy Director of Nursing, Midwifery and AHPs at rick.dickinson@nhs.net




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The Trust is committed to its obligations in accordance with the Equality Act 2010, and we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community. All employment with the Trust is subject to a number of NHS Employment Checks being met to a satisfactory standard.

In line with other NHS organisations, the Trust is now passing the charge for undertaking a DBS check on to candidates in the event that they are successfully appointed into the post for which they have applied. Please note that this check will be charged for in two instalments when you commence employment with Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

As a Trust we value HONESTY from our staff and therefore we encourage applicants to tell us about convictions, cautions, reprimands, warnings, regardless of when they took place, in the application and interview process. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences which will be discussed in a meeting between yourself, the Recruitment Team and your potential line manager.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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