Doctors - Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

  • Department Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Salary £82,096-£110,683 Per Annum
  • Closing Date 16/08/2021
  • Interview Date 13/09/2021
  • Location Telford
  • Grade Consultant
  • Job ref 223-MC480
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts

Job overview

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 O&G Consultants. 

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

Applicants are invited to apply for a substantive O&G consultant post.  A desire to improve patient safety and work in an obstetric risk role would be encouraged.  You will be joining a team of 25-experienced consultant in this new role, created to strengthen our risk team.   

Main duties of the job

This is a generalist O&G posts comprising of:

  • Obstetric risk (spa)
  • Antenatal clinics
  • Community and hospital based gynaecology clinics
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Resident obstetric nights

The ideal candidate will be up to date with acute labour ward skills, have experience of managing antenatal and gynae clinics and be able to conduct outpatient hysteroscopy.  You will be keen to learn, develop and improve your skills and share those with others within the department.  You will embrace risk and work as part of the MDT team.

Working for your organisation

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

Shropshire is a beautiful county 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. 

Both hospitals are based in Shropshire, a short 20 minutes’ drive apart. Shrewsbury has recently been named in the ‘Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide’ as one of the top places to live in the country. It is a wonderful bustling place, with affordable housing, fantastic schools and great out-of-work activities for everyone. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

This post involves resident on call nights (see below) with no non-resident shifts.

You shift times are 830pm until 9am and all these hours are resident.  An ensuite room adjacent to labour ward is provided which has a bed, shower, and mini kitchen facilities available for you to utilise overnight.

You are not expected to deliver consultant level acute gynae care or acute gynaecological surgery.

When on resident nights there will always be a gynae consultant who will attend to conduct all emergency gynae surgery.  Your role does not include acute gynae consultant on calls.

There is always a non-resident consultant who can come and assist when needed, i.e., high workload, complex cases.  This non-resident consultant will always attend for cases such as any return to theatre or C/Section hysterectomy etc.


The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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