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Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology with TOP

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
15 Jun 2023

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Hospital, Obstetrics and gynaecology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Applications are invited for a substantive Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with an interest in termination services. You will join the existing team of consultants providing routine elective and emergency cover across both obstetrics and gynaecology. In addition, you will be able to lead our termination of pregnancy and contraceptive services for women and help us to deliver outstanding care to our women and wider health team.
Main duties of the job

The post holder will participate in the Obstetric hot week consultant rota.

There will be a 1:12 on call with prospective cover.

The post attracts 10 PAs (8.5 DCC, 1.5 SPAs)

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology consists of an integral maternity and gynaecology unit on a single site, based at the Princess Alexandra Hospital. Inpatients are based at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, while clinics are held at Princess Alexandra Hospital, St Margaret's Hospital (Epping) and Herts & Essex Hospital, (Bishop's Stortford).
About us

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) provides a full range of general acute, outpatient and diagnostic services at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, the Herts and Essex Hospital in Bishop's Stortford, and St Margaret's Hospital in Epping.

We employ 3,500 staff and serve a local population of around 350,000 people living in west Essex and east Hertfordshire, centred on the M11 corridor and the towns of Harlow, Bishop's Stortford and Epping. Our extended catchment area incorporates a population of up to 500,000 and includes the areas of Hoddesdon, Cheshunt and Broxbourne in Hertfordshire.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The post holder will have a genuine interest in termination of pregnancy contraceptive services and a passion for driving up standards. They will need to work closely with our transformation team to deliver the required changes and lead us on our journey to providing outstanding services. Whilst full participation in the acute gynaecology service forms a key part of this role, should extra support be required initially for gynaecology operating, this can be agreed and provided.

Person Specification
  • Full GMC registration o Relevant CCT or equivalent (to be confirmed by GMC o Entry onto the GMC Specialist Register or eligibility for entry within 6 months of the date of the AAC
  • Higher degree (PhD or Master)
Clinical Experience
  • Clinical training and experience in general Obstetrics and Gynaecology equivalent to that required for a UK CCT.
  • Experience of laparoscopic surgery
Teaching and Research
  • Experience of teaching & supervising junior medical staff. Commitment to support research and development within the Trust R& D policy
Personal Attributes
  • Good leadership skills. o Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, patients, relatives, GPs, midwives, nurses and other agencies. o Enthusiasm and ability to work under pressure. o Good organisational and management skills. o Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team. o Caring attitude towards patients.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details
Employer name

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

Princess Alexandra Hospital

Hamstel Road


CM20 1QX

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