Doctors - Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (Urogynaecology)

  • Job Type Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Salary £76,761 - £103,490 Per Annum
  • Closing Date 21/06/2018
  • Location Telford
  • Grade NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
  • Job ref 223-MC406
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full Time 40 Hours

Consultant Gynaecologist (special interest in Urogynaecology)

(Ideally SST, but urogynaecology and vaginal surgery ATSM holders are welcome to apply)

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, supportive Obstetrics & Gynaecology team, you will work in close collaboration with our forward thinking team of 13 existing Consultants.

We are looking for a colleague to join our expanding Department supporting 520,000 people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid-Wales.

We require an enthusiastic Consultant Gynaecologist with a specialist interest in urogynaecology who has completed their sub spec training, but would encourage applicants who have completed the urogynae ATSM to apply too.

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.

The role

Applications are invited for a substantive Consultant Gynaecologist post with a special interest in urogynaecology to the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.

The post involves:

  • Urogynaecology clinics and theatre
  • Able to offer complex and advanced urogynaecology surgery & procedures
  • Urodynamics sessions
  • Leadership of urogynae Multi-Disciplinary Team
  • General gynaecology clinics

Emergency gynae activity (non-resident on calls overnight)

* No obstetric 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.  The successful candidate will strengthen our Urogynae Team and lead the urogynae service going forward. The post is for 10 PA’s comprising of 8 DCC’s and 2 SPA’s with the option of further flexible Professional Activity sessions.

You will be joining a team of 13 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. The video-urodynamics department is based at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.  In addition there are video-urodynamic facilities, 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.

Medical Staff

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is staffed with 13 full-time Consultants, 2 full time Associate Specialists, 6 Specialty Doctors, 6 ST3+ trainees, 7 ST1/2 trainees and 2 FY1s.

Our Hospitals

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

It is also a particularly exciting time to join the Trust as we have recently started working collaboratively with the Virginia Mason institute in Seattle. We are one of only 5 UK hospitals to receive this support, from what is regarded as the safest hospital in the world. This collaboration means employees can benefit from the KPO (Kaizen Promotion Office) and value Stream work, gaining valuable help and guidance regardless of your level of expertise. It poses a unique opportunity to make a difference and we hope you will want to be a part of our journey. More about this can be found under further links.

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 our open afternoon on Monday 11 June 2018 from 12 noon until 17:00 by calling Debbie Steventon on 01952 641222 ext 5994, email: Debbie.steventon@sath.nhs.uk or contact one of the Consultants below. 

Mr M Underwood, CD for Gynaecology, martyn.Underwood@sath.nhs.uk

Mr Andrew Tapp, CGMD & Urogynae lead, Andrew.tapp@sath@nhs.uk

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