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Midwife Triage/Delivery Suite Coordinator

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Nurse, Midwife
Band 7
Full Time
A vacancy has arisen for a Band 7 Triage/Delivery Suite Coordinator for a 12 months fixed term contract to cover maternity leave, this is a demanding 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 coordinator 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 helpful 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 take part in these. We have a proactive preceptorship programme helping newly qualified Midwives and we are extremely proud of the results of this programme, this is partly due to the knowledge 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

About us

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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person Specification



  • Registered midwife (Diploma/Degree)
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Well documented and up to date CPD portfolio
  • Evidence of Professional Updating
  • Post registration experience
  • Advanced Neonatal Resuscitation or be willing to work towards/relevant clinical experience
  • Recent evidence of neonatal life support
  • Teaching/mentorship qualifications


  • ALSO or MOET Course
  • NLS Course
  • Diploma/Degree in Health Related subjects or Certificate in Management



  • Knowledge and experience of immediate resuscitation of mother/baby
  • Provide highly specialised advice to both junior midwives and obstetric colleagues
  • Has awareness of PREP, midwifery legislation and midwifery educational training programmes
  • Management Training


  • Experience of co-ordinating delivery suite



  • Full range of highly developed high and low risk antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal clinical skills
  • Ability to perform venepuncture, IV therapies, cannulation, perineal suturing

Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust


The Princess Royal Hospital



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