Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
£82,356 - £106,920 pa
19 Oct 2021
15 Nov 2021
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Glangwili General Hospital, Carmarthenshire

The Health Board is fully committed to:

  • Consultants in Wales paid on one of the first three points of the substantive Consultant pay scale, also receive a Wales recruitment incentive payment.
  • Commitment awards every 3 years once salary scale maximum is reached (additional £3,336 - £26,671 per annum)
  • Up to 30% non-clinical work (SPA) per week within job plan
  • Relocation package up to £8000
  • Consultant Development Programme and Mentorship Scheme
  • NHS Discount / Staff Benefits Scheme
  • Pension – the NHS offers one of the UK’s best pension schemes
  • Employee Health & Wellbeing Service

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a motivated team as a Consultant within Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Glangwili General Hospital and Withybush General Hospital.

The Obstetric Unit at Glangwili Hospital is the main Consultant Led Unit within Hywel Dda and is supported by a level 2 Special Care Baby Unit. There are approximately 3200 births across the Health Board, of which 2500 are at Glangwili and 500 are at the bespoke Obstetric Unit at Bronglais Hospital. There is a free standing Midwifery Led Unit at Withybush Hospital alongside a Midwifery Led Unit at Glangwili.

Approximately 10,000 women a year access Gynaecology services across Hywel Dda which include Early Pregnancy Assessment, Gynae-Oncology, Ambulatory Gynaecology, Colposcopy and General Gynaecology. The Health Board also works closely with Tertiary Centers.

Hywel Dda University Health Board is one of seven acute Health Boards in Wales serving a population of circa 384,000 with over 9,500 staff. It is an integrated health body ensuring the delivery of high quality primary, community, mental health and secondary care services, and it is responsible for the health and wellbeing of people across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. It also provides a range of services for people living in south Gwynedd and Powys. Integrated health boards are a key first step in creating a world class NHS in Wales. Primary care and community services are delivered through: 55 GP practices, 51 Dental practices, 100 Community Pharmacies, 52 Optometry premises, 8 Community Hospitals, 11 Health Centers.

You will enjoy excellent conditions of employment whilst building your future in one of the best locations in the UK. West Wales is beautiful, sharing rugged coastlines with misty mountains. Outdoor sports are easy to pursue, whilst the amenities of urban centers such as Swansea and Cardiff are not too far away. The pace of life can be fast or slow, with a diverse range of people sharing an envious work-life balance across the region. There are plenty of excellent quality schools in the area, and reasonable property prices contribute to low living costs and high quality of life.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Roopam Goel,
Clinical Lead / Consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Telephone number 01267 227731

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Closing Date: 15 November 2021