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Lead Midwife for Quality and Compliance

Greater London
Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Specialist areas:
General, Community
Start Date:
Princess Alexandra Hospital
Job Ref:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Band 7 Midwife to work alongside the Patient Safety and Quality team.

The post holder will work as part of the Patient Safety and Quality team to make positive changes within the service. The post holder will have the clinical expertise to drive these changes working closely with the multi-disciplinary team and the families in our care.

They will support, facilitate and co-ordinate the development of Clinical Governance in ensuring delivery of high quality care and robust governance frameworks.

The post holder will provide support to staff working within the Healthcare Group. They will be an active member of the team for Family and Women’s services working to ensure and support effective communication pathways and thereby improving the patient experience.

Required to organise own workload on a day to day basis, self-motivated and able to work on own initiative. Will act as lead specialist for area for Quality and Compliance.
Responsible for Co-ordinating, facilitating and supporting the multi-disciplinary team in Healthcare Group working towards achieving the CQC Standards.
To lead the health group with support and advice on quality issues and audit to all clinical staff, Allied health professionals, nurses, support workers and medical staff.
Co-ordinating and facilitating the Obstetric and Gynaecology Mortality and Morbidity Meeting and audit meetings within the Health Group.
Responsible for all procedural documents to ensure they are updated and reviewed in a timely manner in line with Trust Standards
Responsible for all NICE Guidance to ensure they are updated and reviewed in a timely manner in line with Trust Standards
Be approachable to staff and support them in initiating changes in response to concerns/complaints and clinical incidents and work alongside the Director of Midwifery and Lead Governance Midwife to sustain any changes within the service.
Assist with Legal Investigations as required.
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust fully endorses the principles of being open and embraces the Duty of Candour. The Trust is committed to an open and fair culture and the overall approach expected within the organisation is one of help and support rather than blame and recrimination. All staff are expected to follow this approach.

The Princess Alexandra Promise to our patients as identified by our 4 values which will contribute to improving our patient experiences:
Respectful – Be welcoming, Be polite and Maintain patients’ dignity
Caring – Be kind and compassionate, Show empathy and Listen and Respond
Responsible – Deliver Cleanliness, Be professional and Work as a team
Committed – Speak up, Treat others as individuals and strive for excellence
The Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst building for excellence and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values to the highest level.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Princess Alexandra Hospital
Tel: 023 8029 1073
Contact: Keith Richards

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