An exciting opportunity has arisen for a committed, enthusiastic and motivated midwife to join our popular maternity team in the role of Band 7 for Quality and Audit.
The post holder will be responsible for the implementation and co-ordination of the maternity audit programme and assist in formulating complaint responses, and sharing relevant learning with the wider team.
You will need to have at least 18 months midwifery experience as a Band 6 Midwife, ideally in all areas of the maternity service, hold a mentorship certificate/qualification and be able to demonstrate evidence of study at level 7.
You will also need to demonstrate experience in clinical audit, confident presentation skills and ability to use your own initiative. With a focus on ensuring the delivery of excellent midwifery care to women and their families in all areas of the maternity service.
This post is offered as a minimum of 30 hours, any additional hours up to 375 will be clinical midwifery hours.
The Maternity Services at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in South West London provides care to nearly 6000 women and babies each year with services located on one site. We have a popular co-located midwifery led unit where up to 25% of our women give birth and 3% of women choose home birth.
Kingston Maternity Services have been rated as good by the CQC in 2016 with “ a culture of learning” reported amongst maternity staff, also women reported that “ their individual needs being taken into account and being offered compassionate care and emotional support from staff”.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Louise Wheeler , Maternity Risk Manager
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In order to streamline recruitment within our Trust we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has four key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are:
- Caring – Design and deliver care around each individual patient’s needs and wants.
- Safe – Make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern as safety comes first
- Responsible – All staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation
- Value Each Other – Value each others contribution
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding children and adults who are at risk of abuse. As such, if the appointee to this post will have access to children or vulnerable adults, he/she will be required to undertake an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check. However, all employees have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the course of their duties and for ensuring that they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.
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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