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ATSM Senior Clinical Fellow: Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£37,068 to £57,570 a year + on Calls
Closing date
17 Dec 2023

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We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join the Obstetrics and Gynaecology team at the West Middlesex Site of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.We wish to appoint a suitably trained and experienced doctor with NHS experience at ST6 -7 level as a SeniorClinicalFellow to work as a Senior Registrar with a special interest in any of the following: Benign abdominal surgery - Open and Laparoscopic,Maternal Medicine and Obstetric Research, Medical Education with Quality Improvement in Postnatal and Bereavement Care, Outpatient Hysteroscopy and Ambulatory Gynaecology.

The post will provide specialised training towards the completion of the ATSMin any of the above special interests. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the SpR on call Rota and will be provided with an Educational Supervisor.

Applicants are invited to apply as soon as possible with a proposed start date in March/April 2023. The successful candidate should be registered with the GMC and should have relevant NHS experience to work at the level of ST6 -7 within a busy Obstetrics and Gynaecology unit.

This post may close sooner than the advertised date, dependant on the number of applications. It is expected that the interviews will be conducted virtually on Microsoft Teams. For more information, please contact Miss Suraiya Abdi at suraiya.abdi@nhs.netor Miss Anjali Sharma

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will carry out clinical duties within all areas of the obstetrics and gynaecology department.

The appointee will also be expected to see patients under consultant supervision in the outpatient clinics including the one-stop scan clinics, specialist gynaecology clinics and the early pregnancy/acute gynaecology unit. There will also be opportunities to complete the intermediate gynaecology ultrasound scanning and hysteroscopy modules. Partake in elective obstetric procedures and general gynaecological surgery including the day case and inpatient elective surgery.

It is expected that the successful candidate will undertake clinical audits and undertake quality improvement projects (QIP) under consultant supervision. The Chelsea Centre for Minimally Invasive Gynaecology is based in the department offering global training and tuition in endoscopic surgery, and successful candidates can join our courses, training and innovative programmes.

When on call the post holder will be on the three-tier rota covering obstetrics and gynaecology in a 1:8 on out of hours call frequency as the Senior Registrar. A Specialty Trainee ST3-5 and Speciality Trainee ST2-5 also cover out of hours alongside the Senior Registrar.

About us

We provide services from two main hospitals, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital, and a number of clinics across London and the South-East. We have over 6,000 members of staff that are PROUD to Care for nearly one million people. Both hospitals provide full clinical services, including full maternity, emergency and children's, in addition to a range of community-based services across London, such as award-winning sexual health and HIV clinics.

We're one of the best preforming Trusts in the country. We're also one of the top trusts to work for - our staff say they're engaged, motivated, and would recommend us as a place to work and receive treatment.

Our Trust has been rated by the Care Quality Commission as 'Good' in all five of the main domains of safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led, giving an us overall rating of 'Good'. We've also been awarded an 'Outstanding' rating for 'use of resources' by an NHS Improvement inspection.

Our facilities are some of the best in the country. We have been investing around £10 million a year in our estate. We are currently spending £25 million on expanding our adult and neonatal critical care facilities at Chelsea and Westminster and redevelopment of our children's unit at West Middlesex - in partnership with our charity, CW+ and generous donors.

Job description
Job responsibilities

This job description may be subject to change according to the varying needs of the service. Such changes will be made after discussion between the post holder and his/her manager.

All duties must be carried out under supervision or within Trust policy and procedure. You must never undertake any duties that are outside your area of skill or knowledge level. If you are unsure you must seek clarification from a more senior member of staff.

Person Specification
Education and Qualifications
  • Full GMC registration with licence to practice
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Gynaecology ultrasound intermediate competencies
Personal qualities
  • Strong team player
  • Kind, affable and resilient
  • Middle grade/Registrar-level experience in NHS O& G practice

Employer details
Employer name

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


West Middlesex University Hospital

Twickenham Road



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