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Specialist Midwife - Risk Management

Job Description

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust is one of London’s major acute hospital trusts based in North London.

Come and join the thriving maternity team at North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust.
We’ve modernised and grown with over £200m of investment in our buildings and services over the last five years. The Trust has undertaken this massive investment in its primary goal of ‘Putting Patients First’.
It’s the biggest change in our recent history. We have:
• 450 more doctors, nurses, midwives and health specialists (2,800 staff in total)
• a brand new maternity unit led by our award-winning midwives
• a new neonatal unit and labour ward
• new medical and surgical wards
• a new stroke unit
• a refurbished cancer ward
• more accident and emergency services – we’re one of the largest in London
The North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust serves the boroughs of Enfield, Haringey and also draws patients from Barnet and Waltham Forest and beyond, this is a catchment area of around one million residents and covers a highly diverse population with affluent wards as well as areas of complex deprivation and serious health need.
The maternity unit opened in November 2013 has some of the best facilities in the UK including:
• a new modern eight-bed, midwife-led birth centre with four birthing pools
• a 14-bed consultant-led unit with senior consultant obstetric cover
• two dedicated operating theatres with recovery suites and high dependency care facilities
• a modern neonatal unit with 28 neonatal cots
• a modern maternity day unit
• a dedicated 24/7 maternity triage area
• a spacious outpatient area for antenatal gynaecological and scanning appointments
• 31 bedded ward for inpatient antenatal and postnatal mothers and babies

With a current delivery rate of 5200 births and ambitious plans to expand, this is an exciting opportunity for you to come and join our growing maternity team at North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust. We believe you will find the North Middlesex an extraordinarily rewarding place to work. We have a great track record in investing in training and development for our staff so that they can meet their full potential and provide the very best possible care to our women and their families.

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust promotes choice and normality thereby improving women’s birthing experience, within a diverse population, whilst continuing to build on our excellent normal delivery rate.

Band 7 Specialist Midwife Risk management

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced midwife to join our expanding team to ensure maternity and gynaecology services governance and risk management strategy underpins service delivery and patient experience.

You will be at the forefront of reviewing the governance process and recommending changes directly influencing quality, satisfaction and safe care.
You must be a highly skilled midwife with exceptional communication skills and an interest in ensuring maintenance of best practice standards. Working with the multidisciplinary team you will ensure that optimum care for women is provided and that the framework for governance is firmly embedded within the service.

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust is situated in North London. We are located on the North circular road within walking distance of Silver Street over ground station.

If you have what we are looking for and you want a chance to influence change give us call us today.

For further information or an informal visit please contact:
Rachel Hobbs ( Email address removed )  ( Phone number removed ) 
Morag Oldfield ( Email address removed )  ( Phone number removed ) 

If you are shortlisted, interviews will take place on Monday, 21 November 2016 at the North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, Sterling Way, Edmonton N18 1QX

The Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We provide a smoke free work environment. Due to the nature of this post, a Disclosure & Barring Service search will be conducted on the successful applicant.


We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification on their application will be shortlisted for this job.
All applicants will be contacted via their NHS Jobs e-mail account to advise if the have been shortlisted for interview.
Interview arrangements will be emailed to applicants NHS Jobs e-mail address and all applicants are advised to check their e-mail accounts regularly.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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