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Specialty Training Registrar ST5+ in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Barts Health NHS Trust
£43,923 to £63,152 Per Annum
Closing date
1 May 2024

The post-holder must be a senior clinical fellow with interests, clinical skills and knowledge in high-risk obstetrics. The primary clinical work area will be ambulatory obstetrics - high-risk maternity triage and the antenatal ward setting. There will be an opportunity for the post holder to maintain and develop their acute gynaecology skills to facilitate the completion of training / serve as evidence for portfolio development.

The post holder will have dedicated time to develop their obstetric scanning skills in the Fetal medicine unit and use these skills to manage obstetric patients in the ambulatory obstetric setting/ maternity triage.

The post holder should be within 12 months of CCT or CESR. There will be the opportunity for the successful applicant to undertake ATSMs /SITMS if they still need to start this and support the CESR application.

It is anticipated that this will be a fixed term appointment for 12mths.

Main duties of the job

The post holder should be within 12 months of CCT or CESR. There will be the opportunity for the successful applicant to undertake ATSMs /SITMS if they still need to start this and support the CESR application.

The successful applicant is expected to work closely alongside the obstetric leadership and governance teams and play an active role in audit, governance and quality improvement within the division.

The successful applicant must be able to participate in the junior doctor's on-call rota as a senior registrar and provide support to more junior doctors on the rota. In addition, the successful applicant is anticipated to offer senior obstetric cover for maternity triage.

The division will undertake to support the successful applicant through leadership programmes via the Barts Health Education Academy.

The successful applicant will facilitate multi-disciplinary teaching to junior doctors and midwifery staff, liaise with the Education Team regarding learning from incidents, and participate in multi-disciplinary training programmes such as PROMPT with the Education Lead and lead for fetal monitoring.

The division will provide the successful applicant with the necessary skills, experience, and formal qualifications to apply for a role with an obstetric leadership component.

About us

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Barts Health supports the Pregnancy Loss Pledge and commits to supporting their staff through the distress of miscarriage.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and person specification for the main responsibilities of this role.

For informal enquiries, please email

Ms P Corson, philippa.corson@nhs.netMr M Wong, Michael.wong3@nhs.netMs E Egbase,

Person Specification

  • Full GMC registration
  • Complete MRCOG or appropriate qualification
  • ATSM Advanced LW practice (or eligible to register)


  • Relevant CCT or equivalent (equivalence must be confirmed by PMETB/GMC by date of advisory appointments committee)

Clinical Experience

  • Senior Clinical Fellow working on a senior registrar rota in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • > 12 months of NHS experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Ability to take responsibility for clinical care of patients and operate as a senior registrar in a busy tertiary unit.


  • Up to date RCOG portfolio or equivalent
  • Log of experience or procedure
  • Obstetric scanning Skills and accreditations


  • Evidence of participation in audit and quality improvement
  • Experience of teaching and supervising junior medical staff
  • A track record in Quality improvement
  • Experience in Clinical Audit


  • Formal training in quality and improvement methodology
  • Peer Reviewed publications


  • Good interpersonal skills and a caring attitude to patients
  • Commitment to continuing medical education
  • An awareness of their own strengths and weaknesses.
  • Good organisational skills
  • A clear vision of safe maternity culture
  • Commitment to delivering outstanding personalised care ensuring all women have safe positive experiences.
  • Outstanding multidisciplinary teamwork

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