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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/01/2019.

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Job Reference: 272-0012148

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

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a high level of applications therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

There is a possibility that some fixed term appointments may be converted to permanent posts.

Please note that IF the vacancy states 'INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY' or 'INTERNAL TRUST APPLICANTS ONLY' Doncaster and Bassetlaw Trust Employees/Applications will only be considered against this post

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

DBS checks - As a Trust who is committed to securing the safety of its staff, patients and property, we use the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). In line with other NHS organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region, 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 Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. By applying for this vacancy you are agreeing to this undertaking in the event you are successfully appointed.

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..

If you are employed by the Trust and are interested in applying for this vacancy as a secondment (if advertised as such), please access the Secondment Policy (CORP/EMP 39) via the intranet, for guidance on requirements.

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification carefully to ensure that you meet the skills and experience required for the post. The 'Supporting Information' area on the application form is available if you wish to expand on your skills and experience.

For enquiries regarding the vacancy, please contact the person on the advert.


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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