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Subspecialty Trainee Fellow in Gynaecological Oncology

Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
£58,398 a year Per Annum
Closing date
6 Jul 2022

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Hospital, Gynaecological oncology
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The Pan-Birmingham Gynaecological Cancer Centre at Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

Applications are invited for the post of a Subspecialty Trainee Fellow in Gynaeoncology at Pan-Birmingham Gynaecological Cancer Centre.

Applicants should possess an MRCOG or an equivalent qualification, must be registered with the GMC and have achieved ST6/7 level or above.

This is not a Deanery funded training post and applicants without a NTN are eligible to apply.

Closing date:- 11th July 2022

Interview Date:- 15th July 2022

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be based at the Pan Birmingham Gynaecological Cancer Centre which is one of the busiest and largest Gynae oncology Cancer Centres in UK. This is a RCOG Subspecialty Training Committee approved post for 2 or 3 years depending upon previous research experience.

About us

The candidate will be expected to take part in research and teaching. Applicants considering Less Than Full Time training (LTFT) are also encouraged to apply.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Candidates interested to apply and who would like further information are encouraged to contact Miss Kavita Singh (Consultant Gynaecological Oncology Surgeon & Training Programme Director) and Mr Jason Yap (Consultant Gynaecological Oncology Surgeon & Deputy Training Programme Director) via switchboard on: 0121 554 3801 / 0121 507 4620. Visiting the centre is available to short listed applicants only.

Person Specification

  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • MRCOG Part 2 or equivalent

Clinical Experience

  • Completed clinical training to ST5 and be eligible for entry into advanced specialist training programme (year 6 and 7)
  • Evidence of relevant previous experience in gynaecological oncology is required.
  • Applicants will have successfully completed the Part II MRCOG examination.


  • Evidence of successfully working in a multidisciplinary team

Clinical Skills - Clinical Knowledge and Expertise

  • Able to work without direct supervision where appropriate.
  • Clear, logical thinking showing an analytical/scientific approach.
  • Good manual dexterity and hand/eye coordination.
  • Excellent surgical aptitude in Gynaecological Oncology
  • Working within a multidisciplinary team structure


  • Additional clinical skills e.g. minimal invasive surgery, open surgery, performing diagnostic procedures

Probity - Professional Integrity

  • Demonstrates probity (displays honesty, integrity, aware of ethical dilemmas, respects confidentiality).
  • Capacity to take responsibility for own actions

Personal Skills

  • Demonstrates clarity in written/spoken communication, and capacity to adapt language to the situation, as appropriate.
  • Able to build rapport, listen, persuade and negotiate
  • Capacity to use logical/lateral thinking to solve problems/make decisions, indication an analytical/scientific approach.
  • Capacity to use logical/lateral thinking to solve problems/make decisions, indication an analytical/scientific approach.
  • Demonstrates respect for all
  • Able to work in multi professional teams and supervise junior medical staff.
  • Ability to show leadership, make decisions, organise and motivate other team members for the benefit of patients through, for example, audit and quality improvement Projects
  • Capacity to prioritise own workload and organise ward rounds
  • Evidence of thoroughness (is well prepared, shows self discipline/commitment, is punctual and meets deadlines)
  • Demonstrates information technology skills


  • Capacity to monitor developing situations and anticipate issues.
  • Capacity to operate under pressure
  • Demonstrates initiative and resilience to cope with changing circumstances.
  • Is able to deliver good clinical care in the face of uncertainty.
  • Evidence of involvement in management commensurate with experience.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of NHS management and resources.
  • Evidence of effective multidisciplinary team working and leadership, supported by multisource feedback or other workplace based assessments.

Quality Improvement

  • Demonstrates understanding of the basic principles of audit, clinical risk management, evidence based practice, patient safety and clinical quality improvement initiatives.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of evidence informed practice.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of clinical governance


  • Evidence of involvement in a Gynaecological Oncology audit project or a quality improvement project which: o Focuses on patient safety and clinical improvement. Demonstrates an interest in and commitment to the specialty beyond the mandatory curriculum

BMJRef: BMJ-81405/381-WC-4311893


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