Doctors - Consultant Obstetrician

  • Department Obstetrics
  • Salary £79,860 - £107,668 Per Annum
  • Closing Date 30/12/2019
  • Interview Date 13/02/2020
  • Location Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade Consultant
  • Job ref 223-MC438
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full Time 40 Hours

The role

Are you looking for an interesting and rewarding job with good work-life balance in a stunningly beautiful rural location within easy reach of the West Midlands conurbation?  If so, we would like to welcome you to join our friendly and supportive, Obstetrics & Gynaecology team, you will work in close collaboration with our forward thinking team of 16 full time and 2 part time Consultants. We are looking for a Consultant Obstetrician with experience in Labour Ward Management to join our expanding department supporting the 520,000 people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid-Wales.

We are looking forward to exciting changes following the announcement of £310 million pounds to be invested in our two hospitals to improve the provision of care. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be at the heart of future developments

Applications are invited for a substantive Consultant Obstetrician post at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. 

The post involves:

  • Lead obstetrician labour ward and ECV
  • Acute inpatient and outpatient obstetric practice
  • Resident and non-resident obstetric emergency and labour ward duties (non-resident on calls overnight)

*A candidate with an interest in medical education/ educational supervisor role would be desirable but not essential
** No gynaecology commitments for this post

The Department

The Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust is a forward thinking Trust which acknowledges both our strengths and our weaknesses.  This post will strengthen our Obstetrics & Gynaecology team and support governance and leadership going forward. The post offers 10 PA’s with the option of further flexible Professional Activity sessions.

You will be joining a team of 16 Consultants in a busy secondary care Trust in Shropshire.  The Trust is comprised of two main hospitals 17 miles apart, the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital  in Shrewsbury.

The Consultant Obstetric Unit and In-patient Gynaecology Unit along with ambulatory care and outpatient services are based at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford. In addition there are antenatal clinics, gynaecology clinics and day surgery at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.  A small number of clinics are also conducted in the community setting throughout Shropshire and Mid Wales.

Our Hospitals

Our Hospitals are located in Shrewsbury and Telford and are brimming with exemplary teams of hardworking individuals.

We have been building the foundations of a better future through our work with Virginia Mason and our own transforming care institute (TCI). We have introduced a leadership academy with more opportunities for development so all our leaders support, coach and perform at the highest levels, celebrate the hard work of our staff and recognise the wonderful improvements that are being made each and every day. This is a vital stepping stone to ensure we are equipped for our better future and realising our vision of providing the safest and kindest care for our patients. Leadership is about supporting teams to be the best they can be. As we move forward together it is vital all our teams understand their important role in delivering this brighter future for everyone.

Shropshire

Shropshire is a beautiful County located between the West Midlands and North Wales. Whilst rural and home to the Shropshire Hills it is anything but sleepy. The County is bustling with idyllic towns including Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Bridgnorth and Ludlow, with plenty to do regardless of your interests. More information can again be found under further links.

We are ideally located between the north and the south making travelling around the UK extremely easy. As well as being only a short distance from major cities and busy transport links including Birmingham airport, our county also borders with beautiful north Wales which is abundant in outdoor activities, brilliant beaches, and thrilling scenery.

We want you to find out more about the department and our hospitals, and we invite you to contact us with any questions you may have and you can also arrange to visit the department


For informal discussions please contact one of the Consultants below on 01952 641222 ext 5994

Mr. Adam Gornall

CD Obstetrics

Fetomaternal Medicine Consultant

Adam.gornall@nhs.net

Mr Andrew Tapp

CGMD

O&G Consultant

A.tapp@nhs.net

We look forward to hearing from you.

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