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Senior Midwife - Clinical Governance and Risk Lead Midwife

Band 8a

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Senior Midwife Clinical Governance
Band 8a
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Prince Charles Hospital
£40,429 to £48,515 per annum
26/09/2018 23:59

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our page.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.


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Senior Midwife - Clinical Governance and Risk – Band 8a

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and committed Senior Midwife to undertake the role of Clinical Governance and Risk. This is a pivotal role in our Senior Management structure to drive forward a safe and innovative service change in partnership with the Head of Midwifery embedding good practice governance systems.

It is expected that you will be an excellent communicator with good interpersonal skills and a wide knowledge of both acute and community midwifery service. You will work in collaboration with a dynamic team of Senior Midwives to shape the service within the new Maternity Unit and the Free Standing Midwifery Unit, implementing and influencing excellent governance practices through the Midwifery Governance Team.   This is an excellent opportunity for a talented individual with inspirational leadership skills and an appetite for developing exceptional governance practices to ensure the delivery of safe and first-rate maternity care through a population health lens. You will work with the senior management team, providing senior advice, support and strategic leadership in the area of risk and governance, along with professional challenge. Working closely with the Head of Midwifery you will represent Governance and Risk for our Midwifery service at both a directorate, UHB and national level and join an ambitious, high performing team.

You will have had demonstrable success influencing and implementing governance systems and management and leadership within a clinical role.  You will have established your credibility with multiple stakeholders. Most of all, you will be able to motivate and engage others to ensure that the services we provide supports the UHB values, as well as having a pioneering approach to managing risk and governance to ensure the Maternity Service of Cwm Taf UHB is an exemplar.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closign Date: 26th September 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Kerri Eilertsen-Feeney

01685 721721 Ext 8541