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Audit & Guideline Midwife Band 6

Job Description

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Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.

Are you a looking for a change?

An exciting opportunity has become available to join our committed Maternity Patient Safety/Practice Development team at North Bristol NHS Trust based at Southmead Hospital.

Band 6 Audit and Guideline Midwife – 30 hour/week

As an experienced midwife you will have sound knowledge about how clinical audit and guideline development contribute to clinical governance/patient safety as a whole.

You will be working closely with The Practice Development Midwives and Patient Safety Midwife as part of the wider maternity patient safety team.

As an Audit and Guideline midwife, your main role will be to coordinate maternity guideline development and to develop and maintain the local rolling clinical audit programme.

You will be an effective team player and work collaboratively as part of a highly effective multi-professional team

North Bristol NHS Trust has approximately 6,300 births a year and NBT offer women a choice of birth settings including home, free standing birth suite, co-located birth suite and central delivery suite.

Our maternity unit at NBT offers;

  • Choice of place of birth
  • BFI accredited
  • Level 3 tertiary unit
  • Transitional care
  • Specialist midwife/Health Pr actioner roles include substance misuse, smoking cessation, Antenatal Screening , perinatal mental health and bereavement

For further information or informal visit please contact

Stephanie Withers /Deborah Senior (Practice Development Midwives)

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The following is applicable for ‘At Risk’ employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.

Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
If no applicant is appointed from the above ‘at-risk’ pools, those from the open market will then be considered for shortlisting.
If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel  ( Phone number removed ) .

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

We are committed to Equal Opportunity - Job Share Applications are welcomed.

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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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