Induction of Labour Coordinator

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Experienced midwives with significant midwifery experience are invited to apply for the new role of Induction of Labour Coordinator.

The post holder is required to demonstrate clinical leadership and expert midwifery knowledge regarding the induction process. The post holder will ensure safe and effective arrangements for induction of labour, prioritising admissions and transfers based on personalised care plans.

The post holder will oversee the service provision for ongoing and planned induction of labour, management of urgent induction of labour cases, and be the patient point of contact for induction of labour arrangements.

On a shift-to-shift basis, the post holder will co-ordinate urgent and elective admissions. Liaising with the Delivery Suite shift leader and Consultant Obstetrician to maintain patient safety.

Main duties of the job

To have oversight of the planned induction of labour cases including the indication for induction and an overview of risk assessments and personalised care plans.

To be responsible for booking induction of labour in office hours via induction coordinator bleep and making arrangements for

To review and prioritise planned inductions based on the individualised plan of care and relevant pregnancy risks.

To coordinate admission for induction of labour, taking into consideration the maternity units planned activity, acuity and staffing to minimise delays following admission.

To actively participate in audit and continuous service improvement plans.

About us

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and families. Each year we deliver over 7,500 babies, carry out over 49,000 gynaecological inpatient and outpatient procedures, care for over 1,000 poorly & preterm new-borns, perform around 1,000 IVF cycles and have over 4,000 genetic appointments taking place. We believe that this along with a strong dedication to research & innovation makes us the specialist health provider of choice in Europe for women, babies and families.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, which has been showcased on national TV and news, making our teams famous across the world for professionalism, skill & compassion.

The Trust is constantly innovating and evolving its services to provide the most cutting edge and modern care possible. As well as developing services on our current site we have long-term aspirations for the future. We have recently launched a number of new strategies which provide a detailed long-term plan for our services.

Check out why Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work using the links below:


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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person specification for further details and main responsibilities of the role

Person Specification



  • RM
  • First degree or equivalent
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development


  • Masters Level Qualification

Experience, Personal Qualities, Skills, Knowledge & Aptitudes


  • oAbility to demonstrate strong leadership qualities
  • oAbility to demonstrate excellent interpersonal & influencing skills
  • oExcellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to liaise and negotiate effectively at all levels
  • oIT literate including the ability to use technology effectively
  • oAbility to lead change in the face of resistance
  • oPossess excellent clinical knowledge and skills in relation to the delivery and management of intrapartum care
  • oAble to act as catalyst for change and contribute to the management of change
  • oKnowledge and practical application of Trust Policy and Procedures
  • oAbility to manage resources effectively
  • oAbility to demonstrate clinical effectiveness and sound quality outcomes within practice
  • oDemonstrable experience in the identification and management of risk
  • oAbility to manage complaints and incidents at a local level
  • oExcellent record keeping practices
  • oActs as a role model and demonstrates sound clinical knowledge
  • oAbility to facilitate and manage the professional development of the workforce
  • oDemonstrates effective practice regarding infection control principles
  • oAble to manage conflict
  • oDemonstrable evidence of post registration experience
  • oAbility to lead and motivate a team
  • oExperience of team working and building and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • oEffective leadership across all staff groups to deliver, change and maintain high quality
  • oAudit and Risk Management Experience
  • oExcellent role model both in clinical and professional capacity - ability to lead by example and motivate team members
  • oAbides by the legal and statutory rules relating to practice and promotes and maintains standards of professional practice in accordance with NMC guidance
  • oDemonstrate enthusiasm, drive, and self-motivation
  • oAbility to demonstrate flexibility
  • oCommitment to continually develop midwifery care within the intrapartum area
  • oAbility to develop strategies that will improve the overall patient experience and meet the demands of the service
  • oAbility to support the role of the Intrapartum Matron


  • oUnderstanding of key issues facing the NHS
  • oResearch and analytical skills
  • oProven ability to manage a complex workload with confidence and competence
  • oReport Writing
  • oExperience in managing challenging circumstances

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust


Liverpool Women's Hospital

Crown Street


L8 7SS

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