Nursing - Midwife Triage/Delivery Suite Coordinator

  • Department Maternity
  • Salary £43,742.00 – £50,056 per annum
  • Closing Date 27/05/2024
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-MTD-338
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Job overview


A vacancy has arisen for a Band 7 Triage/Delivery Suite Coordinator, this is a challenging but rewarding role, working as part of the multi disciplinary team.  Our delivery Suite has 13 rooms and 2 theatres and our teams  provide care for approximately 4500 pregnant people and their families each year.  We have excellent facilities including a birthing pool, scan facilities and all rooms are en-suite. Our Triage has implemented the BSOTs system for assessment, we are looking for dynamic leadership in this area.


Main duties of the job


Are you an experienced Triage/Delivery Suite coordinator looking for an exciting opportunity or a senior Band 6 Midwife looking for career development?  Then you may be the person we are looking for.

The perfect applicant will be dedicated to optimising  experiences for families and maintaining a safe, caring and supportive environment.  They need to  have an interest in training and development, we have Prompt training each month and weekly skills drills, there is an expectation that the coordinators actively take part in these.  We have a proactive preceptorship programme supporting newly qualified Midwives and we are extremely proud of the results of this programme, this is partly due to the support and guidance provided to these new Midwives by the  coordinators on Triage/Delivery Suite.

If you are dynamic and passionate about high quality care, thrive on hard work, embrace change and enjoy developing others then you might be just the person we are looking for.

Please note:

  • this is a full time post but hours may be negotiated for the successful applicant.
  • the job description is currently under review and may be subject to some amendments and AFC evaluation


Working for our organisation


Our maternity services are committed to providing high quality care for approximately 4500 pregnant people and families each year.  This is an exciting yet challenging time for the maternity services in Shropshire, as we embrace a period of improvement and development.  We will continue to work in partnership with our women, the Local Maternity System (LMS) and our CCG’s to develop our future model of care.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to be involved with these new developments at the outset. This is your chance to be part of a transforming organisation.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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