Lead Midwife - Maternity Improvement Programme

Locations:
Wales
Contract type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 8
Specialist areas:
Community, Hospital
Posted:
06/01/2021
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Job Ref:
110-NMR004-0121

We provide healthcare services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf county borough areas, serving a population of around 450,000. We are ideally situated between Wales’s capital city, Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Beacon Beacons.

Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race/nationality, religion/belief, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh or English, and no preference will be given to applications submitted in either language.

THIS POST IS FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT CONTRACT FOR 12 MONTHS TO COVER MATERNITY LEAVE.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST

The Maternity Improvement Programme is looking for a skilled, motivated and professional Midwife to Lead the Independent Clinical Review process from 1st February 2021 for 12 months to cover maternity leave.

Based at PCH, this is a unique role working with our Programme Director/ Director of Midwifery and wider Clinical Review Team, alongside our Welsh Government colleagues and Independent Maternity Oversight panel (IMSOP).

The post holder must be able to demonstrate leadership and transformational support to the Programme Director to respond to the review findings of historic maternity cases in Maternity services at Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (Maternity Improvement Programme). This is a highly sensitive programme with the reputation of the Health Board at the forefront of the review following the publication of the RCOG report in April 2019.

The post holder will be expected to promote, oversee and be influential in ensuring the consistency of high standards regarding patient safety in respect of Maternity Services are at the forefront of clinical practice and governance processes. You will need to work in partnership with the directorate Governance team, ensuring that concerns are addressed in a timely manner and that any learning is embedded in practice.

The External Panel will be reliant on you to support their independent reviews and provide further information that is required.

Extensive support will be also be required to be provided to women and their families involved in the review process.

This is a diverse role and will require the ability to flex to meet demanding deadlines. The applicant will need to demonstrate a commitment to improving womens and families’ experiences and outcomes.

This role requires cross site working and travelling.

This post is temporary and fixed term contract or secondment will be considered.

Closing Date:
20/01/2021
Contact Details:
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
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Contact: Hiring Manager
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