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Locum Consultant in Obstetrics (10 PA)

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£93,666 - £126,281 per annum pro-rata
Closing date
4 Dec 2023

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Applications are invited for a Locum Consultant in Obstetrics at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH). This is a 10 PA post for a fixed term to commence as soon as possible for 6 months in the first instance and with the possibility of an extension.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a Locum Consultant Obstetrician to join a team of fifteen substantive Consultants.

The role includes delivery unit cover, antenatal clinics, elective caesarean section lists, special interest session according to the skills of the applicant, and on calls. The on call commitment is 1:15 and involves Obstetrics on call only.

You will be fully registered with the GMC and ideally have a CCT in Obstetrics and Gynaecology or be within six months of award of CCT at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

As part of our commitment to supporting the medical workforce in the part they play in delivering an excellent caring service to patients, all newly appointed Consultants attend our five-day Consultant Development programme within a year of joining the Trust. Leadership is a key requirement of doctors’ professional work and this innovative programme is designed to support Consultants to hone the leadership and management skills they need to succeed at CUH.

Working for your organisation

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The maternity unit is a busy tertiary unit with one of the largest level 3 neonatal units in the country and a regional fetal medicine unit. It is the hub for the regional Maternal Medicine Network and has 5700 deliveries per annum.  By joining us, you will enhance our obstetric team who are dedicated to promoting excellence in care for women and their babies within Cambridge and across the Eastern region. We aim to ensure that CUHFT is the leading centre for obstetric training across the eastern region and nationally.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment.

Our philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do. Every person that works for the Trust, regardless of their role, comes into contact with our patients and visitors and is expected to uphold our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent at all times.

We look for people who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to, but because they are committed to being part of a healthcare team that delivers an excellent caring service to our patients.

The successful candidate will share our enthusiasm for continuous improvement, excellent care and job satisfaction.

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.

Additional contact information

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Miss Shazia Bhatti, Specialty Lead for Obstetrics at Or Miss Hannah Missfelder-Lobos, Clinical Director for Women’s Services at

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