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Elective C-section and induction of Labour lead

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
In the role of the C-section and Induction of Labour Lead, the focus is on providing leadership and coordination specific to C-sections and induced labours, rather than overseeing the entire Labour Ward. This position involves maintaining a supervisory role, ensuring appropriate staffing levels, and collaborating with the management team to enhance outcomes for parents, families, and carers.

The C-section and Induction of Labour Lead will be responsible for ensuring safe and effective clinical practices, staying updated on current knowledge and disseminating specialized skills to the team. They will prioritize enhancing the experience of care for women/birthing individuals and placing their needs at the forefront of care delivery within the context of C-sections and induced labors.

Additionally, the C-section and Induction of Labour Lead will continuously assess, implement, and evaluate care plans during the intrapartum period, maintaining and developing standards of practice specific to C-sections and induced labors to ensure consistent delivery of safe and effective client-centered care.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for leading the C-section and Induction of Labour services, ensuring the delivery of exceptional, safe, and effective care that enhances outcomes and experiences for parents, families, and carers.

Ensure safe and effective clinical practice in ensuring own knowledge, skills and competencies are current and act as clinical expert to disseminate specialist skills and knowledge to others.

Manage midwifery and support staff within the clinical area to maintain smooth running of the service.

Improve the experience of care for women/birthing individuals and prioritize their needs at the core of care delivery within the C-section and Induction of Labour pathways.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification



  • Degree level or equivalent experience as a registered midwife
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Mentorship qualification


  • Evidence of other professional managerial qualifications



  • Minimum of 3 years as a Band 6 midwife
  • Recent experience in an intrapartum setting
  • Knowledge and experience of risk management


  • Evidence of previous management experience
  • Evidence of initiating and implementing quality Improvement Initiatives



  • Ability to lead a team
  • Previous comprehensive midwifery experience including the ability to facilitate high risk and low risk birth
  • Ability to foster a positive learning environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital


W2 1NY

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