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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/04/2020.

Band 7 LMS Lead Guideline Midwife

Job Reference: 295-39564BB

Employer:
University Hospitals Birmingham (Heartlands, Good Hope, Solihull)
Department:
Obstetrics
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£38,890 to £44,503 pa pro-rata

“Defined by our people”

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country, employing over 20,000 staff and treating over 2.8 million people per year. We have more than 2,700 beds across all our sites with the main hospital services being based at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and other services based at Birmingham Chest Clinic and Solihull community health premises.

As the Trust is a multi-site organisation you may be required to work at any of the Trust sites and you may need to change your normal place of work, either temporarily or on a permanent basis, as a result of development or reorganisation of Trust services.

UHB has an international reputation for its quality of care, information technology, clinical education and training and research and provides a wide range of services including highly specialised regional and national services. The Trust is a designated Major Trauma Centre, operates Europe’s largest Critical Care Unit and Organ Transplant Service and, through its hosting of the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, provides a full range of medical services to injured military personnel.

Our core purposes are excellent clinical quality, patient experience, workforce, research and innovation and our vision is “To Build Healthier Lives”.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Recruitment Team phone number: 0121 424 8993 (Option 4).

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders


Band 7 LMS Lead Guideline Midwife

Full time - 37.5hrs per week

Fixed term post 12 months

The LMS consists of the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) and the Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS foundation Trust. The UHB is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country covering the Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and other services based at Birmingham Chest Clinic and Solihull community health premises.

As the LMS is a multi-site organisation you may be required to work at any of the Trust sites and you may need to change your normal place of work, either temporarily or on a permanent basis, as a result of development or re-organisation of Trust services. Our core purposes are excellent clinical quality, patient experience, workforce, research and innovation and patient safety. The post holder will work across the LMS within both the University Hospitals Birmingham and the Birmingham Womens and Children Hospital.

We are looking for someone with excellent communication and organisational skills as well as the ability to use your own initiative. You should have a proven track record of disseminating your knowledge and skills and be a role model to all staff. This is an opportunity to work within a successful team which values innovators and motivators.

The successful candidate will work in collaboration with the multidisciplinary and maternity management team to evaluate aspects of patient care including structure, processes and outcomes. This role will involve the analysis of the audit data and preparation of reports for presentation. You will also have responsibility for co-ordinating and participation in audit/review of guideline projects within the Local Maternity System which includes UHB and BWCH.

This is a full time post and one day per week is required within each Trust to support and co-ordinate the Perinatal Mortality Review Tool (PMRT) process at both organisations. As the post involves data management you will need highly in-depth specialist knowledge of statistics, national policy and agenda and be able to support and guide the LMS.

Application forms to be completed on line:

Closing date for completed application forms: 6thApril 2020

Interviews to take place on: 16th April 2020

A police disclosure check will be carried out in the event of a successful application.

Informal discussions are welcomed and you should contact Mrs Natasha Stringer on 0121 424 7709 for further information.




All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check. 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.

Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.

Internal applicants who are interested in accessing professional support for interview preparation should read the attached Aspire document.

Successful candidates will be automatically enrolled onto the Trust staff bank UHB+.


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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