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Locum Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum
Closing date
14 Oct 2023

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Hospital, Obstetrics and gynaecology
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time
Locum Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with special interest in Gynaecology Oncology and Colposcopy

The Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is seeking applications from candidates to apply for the post of locum Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with special interest in Gyn. Oncology and colposcopy. This post is suitable for doctors who are seeking more experience after obtaining CCT before applying for a substantive post.

This role is a new role within the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology , the appointed candidate(s) will join an existing team of 16 senior medical staff including Consultants & SAS doctors. On joining the department, you will become part of a well-established, friendly team and will help us continue to drive forward improvements in the service that we provide to our patients. As a senior member of the team, you will become a key part in the delivery of training and supervision to our junior colleagues. As a Trust, we place high importance on staff wellbeing, you will be offered a wide variety of support to help you maintain your wellbeing and to help colleagues maintain theirs. The Trusts Health and Wellbeing team has won a National Award during 2020 for the work they have done locally.

There is future potential for a substantive role to be available.
Main duties of the job

The appointee should be trained in all aspects of general obstetrics and gynaecology. It is expected that the appointee will contribute to the gynaecology oncology and colposcopy services as well as the general Obstetrics and Gynaecology on call rota.

The Duties outlined below are not definitive and may be changed in accordance with the needs of the service.

Clinical Duties:
  • Multidisciplinary team working is key component of the working within the Trust and involves regular MDT discussions with colleagues
  • Providing evidence-based care for patients in a multidisciplinary setting.
  • Continuing responsibility for the care of patients in your charge, including all administrative duties associated with patient care (with secretarial support)
  • Development of sub specialty interests that fit in with Division needs and the strategic direction of the Trust.
  • Responsibilities for carrying out teaching, examination and accreditation duties are required, and for contributing to undergraduate and post-graduate and continuing medical education activity.
  • Provision of cover for Consultant colleagues' periods of leave in accordance with arrangements agreed within Trust policy.
  • Participation in clinical audit and in continuing medical education.
  • Conducting suitable duties in cases of emergencies and unforeseen circumstances.
  • The post holder will participate in an out of hours consultant rota, detailed within the job plan section
About us

Our STAR values are at the heart of everything we do. You can expect to see them in the way we act and the way we treat each other. Our values make us who we are. We will expect your values and behaviours to reflect the STAR Values of the organisation:

ServiceWe will put our patients first

TeamworkWe will work together

Ambition We will aspire to provide the best service

RespectWe will act with integrity

Job description
Job responsibilities

Management and Leadership Responsibilities:

All staff in each Division are managerially accountable through their Lead Clinician to the Associate Medical Director, who has overall responsibility for the services within the Division. Consultants are key members of the Division and are accountable and responsible for leading changes to service that will improve the patient experience.
  • To support the Clinical Lead in policy and strategy development as a senior member of the Division Management Team.
  • To contribute to the leadership and development of Services under the direction of the Clinical Lead and Associate Medical Director and in line with the Trusts business plans.
  • The post holder will ensure effective communication and involvement of staff across the Division including support to the Divisional Director to achieve their objectives.
  • Work in partnership with colleagues in other Divisions within the Trust.
  • As part of the Division Management Team, assist in the cost-effective utilisation of resources, including pay and non-pay items such as equipment and drugs, within budgets.
  • Work within the Trusts framework for Clinical Governance and Risk, including the development of clinical policies and adherence to standing orders, standing financial instructions and financial procedures.
  • Undertake direct supervision of junior colleagues and participate in departmental/trust wide teaching programmes.
  • Undertake investigations and report writing for incidents and participate in clinical risk management
  • Appointed candidates will embody the STAR values and use the principles of the NHS Constitution for England to guide decisions.

Further information can be found in the attached Job Description

Person Specification
  • GMC Registration
  • MRCOG or equivalent approved by PMETB
  • Clinical training and experience in Obstetrics & Gynaecology equivalent to that required to gain entry to the UK Certificate of Completed Training (CCT)
  • High standard of clinical skill and expertise in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Ability to offer expert clinical opinion on range of Obstetric and Gynaecological problems both emergency and elective

Employer details
Employer name

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The Great Western Hospital

Marlborough Road



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