QUALITY IMPROVEMENT MIDWIFE

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Kirkcaldy, Fife
Salary
40833 - 49000
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
VICTORIA MATERNITY UNIT, KIRKCALDY
PLANNED CARE DIRECTORATE - MATERNITY
QUALITY IMPROVEMENT MIDWIFE
REF NO: HH864/04/18EBL
FIXED TERM /SECONDMENT 12 MONTHS
SALARY: £40,833 - £49,000
BAND 8A - HOURS: 37.5

We are delighted to advertise a vacancy for a fixed term Quality Improvement Midwife. This exciting new post will provide an excellent opportunity for you to enhance the quality of maternity care through important contributions to best practice, clinical governance and leadership. You will work within all areas of practice throughout NHS Fife maternity providing opportunities for engagement with midwifery teams and women and their families. The role supports significant professional and clinical leadership and consultancy within midwifery practice that will directly influence maternity care provision.

With the recently published Maternity and Neonatal Review ‘Best Start’ document () work has begun to review how the recommendations will be implemented and this post will be integral to supporting best practice through implementation, research, audit and evaluation.

You will hold a relevant Master degree or equivalent portfolio. This role will ensure strong collaborative working relationships with external agencies and will contribute to NHS Fife’s strategic aims to transform health and care in Fife to be the best.

Applications on a secondment basis will be considered providing you have prior agreement from your current line manager.

For informal enquiries, please contact Aileen Lawrie, Head of Midwifery/Nursing Victoria Maternity Unitext 20022.

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

Our email address is

We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 24TH APRIL 2018

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