We are offering the following exciting opportunity to join Team RCM:

Role: Quality and Standards Advisor (maternity cover)

Contract:   Full time (35 hours/week); 12 months secondment or fixed term

Location:   Flexible- Choose to be based from one of the RCM’s UK offices (London HQ, Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh) or home based, with travel to RCM offices and for other meetings, events and visits as required. 

Salary:      Your salary will be £49,068 per year (plus £5,215 per year London Weighting if applicable) for fixed term.

Matching your existing salary up to £54,283 per year for full time (includes London Weighting if applicable) in the case of a secondment.

About the role

The RCM has the vision to be the expert voice of Midwifery locally, nationally, and internationally. As one of the RCM’s Professional Team you will be an important contributor to our vision and commitment.

As the RCM’s Quality and Standards Advisor (maternity cover), you will contribute to the work of the RCM’s Professional team with the opportunity to shape the future of midwifery policy, practice and education. Supporting delivery of our team priorities:

  • Inclusion and the reduction of inequalities in maternity care
  • Professional growth and career pathways
  • Midwives, Student Midwives and Maternity Support Workers being visible and valued

You will have an exciting opportunity to influence and gain insight into quality and standards for midwifery clinical care and education. Working cross-functionally with both external stakeholders and RCM colleagues across the UK, you will:

  • Provide evidence-based advice, information, and support on policy, practice and education to our members and colleagues across Team RCM
  • Deliver analytical support to a range of RCM strategies, publications, products, and policies.
  • Represent the RCM on committees, forums and working parties, both internally and externally.

About you

You will help us to be the best we can be by:

  • Using data systems and data analysis skills to monitor quality in midwifery care
  • Using your excellent writing skills to contribute to RCM guidance and publications
  • Being the operational lead for the RCM’s midwifery practice guidelines programme, projects, campaigns, and networks, using your excellent organisation skills

If you think you have the skills we are looking for and that this sounds like a great opportunity for you, please review the job description and person specification and get in touch.

Your Reward Package

Your RCM reward package will include (plus lots more!):

  • Flexible working opportunity.
  • Full home office set up if you are homebased.
  • Professional development opportunities tailored to support your career aspirations with your own personal development budget.

For more information on Team RCM benefits please contact [email protected].

The RCM is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome and encourage applications from all sections of the community. All disabled applicants meeting the criteria will be invited to interview.

How to apply

To apply, please complete an application form available from our website or email [email protected] to request more information. 

Closing Date: Monday 15 April 2024 (applying early is recommended as we will close for applications sooner if there is a high level of interest)

Online Interview & Assessment Date: Friday 26 April 2024