Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (ROC)

Worthing, West Sussex
£79,860 - £107,668
19 Sep 2019
13 Oct 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

 (10 PAs)

The Obstetrics and Gynaecology department at Western Sussex NHS Trust is looking to appoint a full time Consultant. The Post is suitable for an enthusiastic candidate with an interest in Medical Education and will contribute to the department providing 60 hours of resident consultant cover on delivery suite every week.  This post is based at Worthing Hospital which is part of the Western Sussex NHS Foundation Trust. 

The post comprises of 10 core programmed activities (PAs) including one night per week as resident Consultant. There is a DSU alternating with GOPD and a session for medical education. In addition, the job plan includes an antenatal clinic on alternate weeks and daytime session on Delivery suite

The post holder will join a supportive and experienced consultant team offering a wide range of high risk obstetrics clinics such as  Joint Diabetic, Joint Rheumatology, Fetal medicine, Perinatal mental health, Multiple pregnancy and  Obstetric hematology. The Gynaecology specialist clinics are Gynae-oncology, Colposcopy, Emergency gynaecology, Early pregnancy, Recurrent miscarriage, Ambulatory gynaecology, Pelvic pain, Vulval dermatology and Uro-gynaecology.

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only CQC-rated “Outstanding” hospital trust on the south coast and one of only four in the country.  We’re an ambitious organisation that champions our people, equipping them with new skills to continually improve services for patients.

The CQC recognised our leading approach continuous improvement which encourages and supports innovation at all levels.  We are an acute trust with three hospitals; St Richard’s in Chichester and Worthing Hospital, where we provide emergency and inpatient care; and Southlands Hospital in Shoreham, where we provide out-patient care and day surgery.  We are a forward looking and innovative trust whose purpose is to provide high quality emergency and elective care for the people of West Sussex.  Foundation Trust Status was achieved in July 2013. 

Our hospitals are all situated along the beautiful Sussex coast, nestled against the South Downs National Park, and close to vibrant towns that are richly endowed with excellent cultural and sporting facilities, offering good transport links to London and Europe.

All newly appointed Consultants are mentored, via the “WSHFT Mentorship scheme for senior medical staff”. 

Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of attaining Specialist Registration at the time of interview. Applications from candidates who, for personal reasons, are unable to work full-time will be eligible to be considered for this post.

For further information please contact:

Ms Lavanya Buddha

Clinical Director

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust, Worthing Hospital

Lyndhurst Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 2DH


Tel: 01903 285222 ext. 85265/85192

To apply for this post please click the apply button.

All applicants are required to provide the names and contact details of four referees; three will be clinical referees including one from the current employer (or most recent employer if not currently working) and the final referee will your current Responsible Officer for revalidation.

Please note shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide an up to date CV for their interview.

Applications from Agencies will NOT be considered, therefore please do not send any directly to the department or Medical HR

Closing Date:  13th October 2019.           

Interview Date:  25th October 2019

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