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Antenatal Teachers

We are looking for excellent practitioners to deliver one-day antenatal courses to couples expecting more than one baby. If you are a qualified and experienced antenatal teacher or midwife with excellent group facilitation skills and a keen interest in multiple births we would love to hear from you.

The role involves five or six Saturday or Sunday courses per year at regular intervals in one of the following locations Chiswick, central London, Finchley and Guildford. In return we offer comprehensive training, competitive pay and on-going support.

To apply please contact Sharon Famiglietti on 020 85087616 or send an email to info@twinbirth.co.uk

 

Maternity Engagement Project Coordinator    

(Maternity cover – Part time)              

Salary                         £20,300 pro rata

Hours                         Maternity cover 23 hours

Responsible to          Maternity engagement project manager

Location: Tamba HQ in Aldershot, Hampshire

Annual leave              28 days p.a. plus statutory bank holidays (pro rata)

To apply please send a cover letter and CV to Amy McCarthy amymccarthy@tamba.org.uk

For an informal chat or for more information, please call Amy on 01252 332344

Purpose of the job

If you have strong project administration skills and want to drive up improvements in maternity units throughout the NHS that helps us to save and transform lives then please do apply.  It will be a challenge but should be rewarding and fun.

Objectives

  • Coordinate the Maternity Unit engagement project
  • Help implement the the project plan and the engagement programme as directed by line manager
  • Support partnerships with maternity units, activists and other interested stakeholders
  • Support relationships with project partners
  • Actively gather and evaluate patient experience feedback
  • Monitor and report on the long term outcomes of the project

Main Duties

  • Support the delivery of communications to key targets monitoring responses and organising for follow up actions to be undertaken
  • Ensure liaison with individual units and project partners
  • Sign post units to background information and best practice models
  • Liaise with units when required and update process records
  • Collect and analyse patient experience data as a benchmark for improvements

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential attributes

  • Understanding of Tamba and the families it serves
  • Experience of engaging health professionals
  • Experience of helping to change the way services or goods are delivered to customers
  • Ability to juggle several priorities at once
  • Good database and IT skills
  • Written skills (including report writing)
  • Research skills
  • Excellent telephone manner and listening skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work flexibly and part of a team
  • Self motivated
  • Ability to prioritise and monitor ones own individual performance 

Desirable

  • Experience of working for a charity
  • Experience of working in or with the NHS
  • Political or campaign experience
  • Applicants for this role must be eligible to work legally in the United Kingdom. If you do not have the necessary permissions to do so, unfortunately we are unable to consider your application.

 

Consultant Specialist Midwife - UK travel required

Salary Grade: Impressive competitive day rate

Freelance: Consulting Role

Responsible to: Maternity Engagement Project Manager

Hours: 3 days per month max – can vary.

Location: Home based, with travel across England & to Tamba HQ in Aldershot, Hampshire as needed

Annual leave: Nil, Self-employed consultancy role. Note you will be responsible for your Tax etc.

 

Purpose of the job

The Consultant Specialist Midwife is a key element of our maternity engagement project. As a member of the project delivery team your role is to help clinicians overcome barriers to implementation of the NICE Multiple Pregnancy Guideline. You will use your communication skills along with your experience as a practicing midwife to help support the project team and unit staff through using the NICE audit tools to identify improvements in care for multiples. You will then draw upon your experience to help with implementing an improvement plan so that NICE Guideline 129 can be embedded within the obstetric and midwifery teams. If you are a qualified midwife with experience of multiple birth pregnancies, and can show evidence of implementing change within your previous roles then this exciting role is for you. Please note this role will involve travel across North England maternity units and potential overnight stays (very occasionally). 

 

Objectives

To support the maternity engagement project team in engaging with target maternity units to implement the NICE Guidelines with specific reference to NICE Quality Standards 46 (QS46)

To forge key partnerships and relationships with targeted trusts heads of midwifery, head of obstetrics and gynaecology and other clinical team staff.

To support the project manager in forging key partnership with other interested stakeholders

Identifying with target units the barriers to change, helping develop strategies to overcome those barriers in order to help with effective implementation of the NICE QS46

Support the maternity engagement team in understanding clinical issues and impacts on project as needed

 

Main Duties

Support the project team in liaising with the targeted maternity units to plan and implement an audit of multiple birth pregnancies benchmarking against NICE QS46

Conduct on site visits to undertake unit audits and provide specialist knowledge during this process

Review information gathered and complete an action plan highlighting priority areas whilst utilising the current resources Tamba and partners have developed and highlighted as effective in making meaningful practice changes

Work with the project manager to prioritising relevant tasks in order to achieve project timescales and deliver feedback to units

Deliver work in accordance to stated deadlines

Work with other members of the maternity engagement team to present the clinical case to units for implementing NICE QS46 by using data compiled by our audit and research partners to target units.

Promote positive teamwork and commitment to the maternity engagement project within the maternity engagement team and the targeted units through motivation and informal coaching

Demonstrate drive, determination, enthusiasm and an ability to work effectively as a team member

Prioritise workload to meet targets. Ensure that the project Manager is alerted to quality or deadline issues

Support the maternity engagement team in complying with data protection & confidentiality policies

Provide clinical input into the development of policies and procedures where applicable

Attend meetings as directed by the project manager with target units and other stakeholders

Support the project manager in presenting results of projects to a range of audiences including senior managers and stakeholders

Utilise well developed communication and negotiation skills to ensure target units and colleagues understand the project benefits and motivate them to deliver outcomes.

Sign post units to background information and best practice models

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Essential attributes:
  • Understanding of Tamba and the families it serves
  • Experience of engaging health professionals
  • Qualified midwife with current NMC registration
  • The ideal candidate will have implemented or supported some change project within maternity services to improve care
  • Demonstrable written communication skills
  • Experience in and be comfortable in communicating with senior clinicians
  • Experience with audit work within a healthcare setting
  • Ability to juggle several priorities at once
  • Good IT skills
  • Demonstrable written communication skills
  • Excellent telephone manner and listening skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills including with senior clinicians
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work flexibly and part of a team
  • Willingness to travel with UK as needed
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to prioritise and monitor one’s own individual performance

To apply please send a cover letter and CV to Maternityengagement@tamba.org.uk

For an informal chat or for more information, please call Amy on 01252 332344


 

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