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NHS AfC: Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
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£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period
18/05/2021 23:59

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University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust logo

Audit Midwife Band 6

NHS AfC: Band 6

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen to fulfil the role of audit midwife within the quality improvement team at UHMBT.

If you will are reliable, flexible, motivated, have excellent clinical skills, are committed to delivering high quality care, and are open to embracing positive change and transformation in order to meet the demands of the community we serve come and join the team.

Recent experience or participation in audit would be desirable.

Main duties of the job

Lead and coordinate audit as dictated by service need or the forward audit plan. 

Utilising skills to interpret data and be able to collate and present data to staff and be responsible for completing audit action plans. 

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust covers a large geographic area which encompasses the Furness peninsula, the city of Lancaster and the Lake District. We provide a comprehensive range of acute and support hospital services to a population of 350,000 based around Morecambe Bay.


Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The post holder will lead on the development and implementation of a robust system of auditing within the Maternity Services developing an action plan in line with both local (trust) and National requirements

The post holder will work alongside the Quality Matron, Senior Midwifery Team and Audit Leads. to co-ordinate and monitoring the action plan ensuring that the audits relate to internal (trust) or external (CNST) and meet the required standards.   

The post holder will participate in clinical governance, monitor evidence and developments within the Maternity Services, ensuring that emerging themes and recommendations as a result of audits are incorporated into guidelines and practice.

Full details of main responsibilities can be found in the attached job description and person specification for this role.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • recent labour ward experience
  • minimum 2 years as a midwife
  • experience in audit
Desirable criteria
  • Good knowledge of governance
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sarah Anderson
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Quality Matron Lead Professional Midwifery
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