Permanent Consultant Obstetrician


14 Jun 2021 Permanent

£82,096 - £110,683

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The Position

You will be fully supported by a thriving and friendly department and will be encouraged to take forward service and academic development

This post is 10 PA’s as set out in the Job plan below (subject to discussion). This is an example only and exact distribution of PA will depend on the successful applicant’s skills and interests.

All consultants are expected to work productively for 42 weeks a year and will be required to undertake annual appraisal, revalidation and job planning within their allocated contractual SPA time (1.5 SPA per week). Any SPA activity over 1.5 will be in line with the trust SPA tariff and will be reviewed as part of the annual job planning process.

The successful applicant will provide obstetric on call cover with a gynaecological oncologist providing gynaecology on call cover. There is no gynaecology theatre allocation in this post.

We are looking for an outstanding candidate who will complement and enhance our services. The post holder will contribute to emergency obstetrics cover (currently on a 1:11 rota) and will run a high risk antenatal clinic along with a special interest antenatal clinic. We would welcome interests to complement the department e.g. complex maternal medicine, fetal medicine or research obstetric experience. The post holder would be on call with a gynaecological oncologist who would manage gynaecology emergency procedures out of hours.

Health Service

The  Hospital has a tertiary neonatal, gynaecological oncology and endometriosis service. There is a thriving out-patient operative hysteroscopy clinic, laparoscopic surgery and Robotic surgery.

The Department is made up of a team of 14 consultants, 3 of whom are Gynae-oncologists, 3 covering purely Obstetrics and the remaining 8 covering both obstetrics and gynaecology with a variety of special interests. These include ambulatory gynaecology both therapeutic and diagnostic, benign laparoscopic surgery, endometriosis surgery, urogynaecology and fertility services.

The Location

North West England

The City has been rated the best city in the North West to live and work. It is surrounded by areas of outstanding natural beauty and has easy access to the motorway and rail network and the cities of Manchester and Liverpool. There is a wide choice of excellent schools around the area.

Essential Criteria

MRCOG or Equivalent

GMC registered

Previous NHS experience

On GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCT date at time of interview

The Package

£82,096 - £110,683

Skilled Worker (Tier 2) Visa Certificate of Sponsorship

The trust has an award winning Leadership and Development Programme and all new consultants are encouraged to enrol on the Consultant Stretch course. Clinical Leadership is considered a vital part of the Strategy and Development in the trust.

We also recognise the importance of mentorship in your first few years and will provide you with a mentor either within or outside the department.

Many of the consultants have an additional medical school or post-graduate teaching role. This is welcomed and any additional training supported.

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