Midwifery Quality and Professional Development Lead | NHS England

Job details
Posting date: 17 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £70,417 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 16 June 2024
Location: Derby, DE1 3QT
Company: Health Education England
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6324063/990-S3-MID1431-A

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The postholder will support the strategic and operational development of the regional quality strategy and plans, specifically in relation to the Ockenden (and other maternity reviews) recommendations.

The post is one of three and whilst each post will have a specific portfolio including some aspects of workforce, digital, continuity of carer and personalisation, and research, the role will also be responsible for:
• supporting professional and clinical leadership across the region.

providing guidance and support on patient safety, regulatory matters, clinical governance and quality improvement as related to the published Ockenden review (and other maternity reviews) and subsequent recommendations

The postholder will
• support the Regional Chief Midwife and Deputy Chief Midwife to establish effective systems and processes to ensure compliance with Ockenden (and other maternity reviews) across the region, systems and provider trusts.
• lead the provision of an efficient, effective and high quality professional and well-co-ordinated support service enabling trusts and systems in meeting all statutory, regulatory and NHS requirements.
• continue to develop and lead a regional professional midwifery advocate networks

The post is part of a wider team covering the Midlands, with a complex work programme to support the improvement of perinatal services across the region

In April 2023, NHS England, NHS Digital, and Health Education England merged to create a new, single organisation to lead the NHS in England. This new NHS England is designed to create a simpler, smaller, high performing, organisation that leads the NHS more effectively and is a better place to work. Speaking with one voice to the service.

The new NHS England board have set out the top-level purpose for the new organisation to lead the NHS in England to deliver high-quality services for all, which will inform the detailed design work and we will achieve this purpose by:
• Enabling local systems and providers to improve the health of their people and patients and reduce health inequalities.
• Making the NHS a great place to work, where our people can make a difference and achieve their potential.
• Working collaboratively to ensure our healthcare workforce has the right knowledge, skills, values and behaviours to deliver accessible, compassionate care
• Optimising the use of digital technology, research, and innovation
• Delivering value for money.

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Colleagues with a contractual office base are expected to spend, on average, at least 40% of their time working in-person.

· Work with regional and ICB colleagues to implement national recommendations and plans.

· Ensure that organisations are compliant with statutory regulations, and professional standards.

· Advise on professional matters relating to patient safety, clinical governance and quality improvement.

· Support challenged organisations and systems in matters relating to patient safety, clinical governance and quality improvement.

· Work with the workforce team

· ensure information is properly managed and best practice is widely.

· Develop and lead a regional PMA network.

· Continue the implementation of the Perinatal Quality Surveillance Model

· Oversee perinatal PSIRF and serious incident reporting ensuring learning and best practice is shared across the region

This advert closes on Sunday 2 Jun 2024

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