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Reference: 83803

Date Added: 25 April 2022
Closing Date: 15 May 2022

Job Title: Prevention and Practice Improvement Officer

Working For: Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity (Sands)

Location: Internet

Salary: £31,562 per annum

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Sands is the UK's leading stillbirth and neonatal death charity and exists to reduce the number of babies dying and to support anyone affected by the death of a baby, before, during or shortly after birth.

This is a newly created and exciting role which supports Sands’ activity in preventing pregnancy loss and baby deaths and identifying and implementing the actions needed to reduce the number of babies dying.

The functions of the role include ensuring that the diverse experiences and views of bereaved parents and families inform the development of safer maternity and neonatal care, and turning research evidence and best practice into education, training and learning resources for NHS staff and families.

The post-holder will be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of NHS structure and organisation in general (particularly maternity services) and additionally have a good understanding of the relationship between research, policy and practice.

A strong strategic thinker, you will have excellent communication and presentation skills, with an ability to communicate complex messages in simple and compelling ways to a variety of audiences. You will have experience of delivering projects involving stakeholders from other organisations and involving other departments. This will therefore require you to be able to develop and maintain effective partnerships both internally and externally.

With excellent time management skills, you will be highly organised and motivated with the ability to absorb complex and new information. Additionally, you will have an excellent understanding and advocacy of issues relating to equality, diversity and inclusion plus the ability to discuss challenging issues in a sensitive way.

Further information can be found at https://www.sands.org.uk/about-sands/who-we-are/jobs/prevention-and-practice-improvement-officer

Closing Date: 15 May 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 30th May 2022.

Application Details

Please submit your CV, together with a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the criteria in the person specification to recruitment@sands.org.uk

Please also complete the Diversity and Equality Monitoring Form and send this with your application.

Website: https://www.sands.org.uk

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