LAS ST1/2 in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Prescot, Merseyside
LL Band
09 Sep 2019
07 Oct 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

This post is for a LAS in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. This is a whole time post offering an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Medic to join a dynamic, rapidly expanding team delivering multidisciplinary acute care in St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals.

St. Helens & Knowsley Hospitals is a large Trust, with over 1,000 beds providing acute DGH and Regional Speciality Services. Obstetrics and Gynaecology is a major department within the Trust. The department is based primarily at Whiston Hospital, delivers 3,800 babies a year in well-appointed labour wards, has 2 dedicated operating theatres and has a Special Care Baby Unit of 15 cots (Level 2). In addition to a good provision of in-patient and out-patient facilities for obstetric and gynaecological services.

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and committed LAS ST1/ST2 doctor to join our team. This position is not a training post, the primary objective being to make s substantial impact on the service provided by the department. There is the opportunity to develop special interests and the successful applicant will be encouraged to become involved in research, audit and teaching.

The successful candidate will be expected to have full registration with the GMC at the time of appointment. Candidates without GMC will progress if shortlisted for interview, though will be expected to have full GMC registration at the time of appointment.

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the THIRD year running!

The Trust is currently the only acute Trust in Cheshire and Merseyside, and is one of nine in the entire country, to achieve the title of OUTSTANDING, rated by the Care Quality Commission.

We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

Our latest achievements include:

  • Trust rates Outstanding by the CQC – Inspection August 2018
  • Best in the NHS, Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment 2017 and 2018
  • The Trust achieved top marks in the country for areas including; cleanliness, food, privacy and dignity, facilities for patients living with dementia and disabilities, conditions, appearance and maintenance of the hospital buildings.
  • Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal)
  • Best acute Trust in England (NHS Staff Survey 2017 and 2018)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)

In the NHS Staff Survey 2018 the Trust scored the highest marks in the following areas;

  • Positive organisation culture of safety
  • Quality of care
  • Staff engagement
  • Staff morale
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Providing a safe environment for staff

Our staff rated our Trust as the best place to work and receive treatment. The Trust has also been recognised, for the third year running, as being the top acute Trust in the entire country for staff engagement, staff motivation, and pride in the quality of care we provide to patients.

Interview Date: To be Confirmed

For an informal discussion please contact Dr N. Srivastava, College Tutor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology on 0151 430 1936 or 0151 676 5619