Doctors - Consultant Obstetrician with interest in Fetal Medicine

  • Department Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Salary £93,666 - £126,281 per annum
  • Closing Date 26/12/2023
  • Location The Princes Royal Hospital
  • Grade Consultant
  • Job ref 223-MC2147A
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 10 PA's

Job overview

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Consultant Obstetrician with an interest in Fetal Medicine & scanning to join a team of 26 other consultants working across the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology in a busy District General Hospital with a level 2 Fetal Medicine scanning service. 

This post is an Obstetrics only role covering Fetal Medicine scan lists,  Antenatal clinics, and resident on calls with no non-resident shifts.  All acute services including the labour ward are based at the Princess Royal site with Antenatal clinics also provided at both the Princess Royal Hospital and Royal Shrewsbury Hospital sites.

This is a substantive post, and we would encourage you to consider taking on an additional remunerated spa role working with the extensive MDT & PROMPT training team, Fetal monitoring training team, Feto-Maternal Medicine team or work alongside our expanded Governance and Risk team.

Main duties of the job


  • Fetal Medicine scan lists.
  • Antenatal clinics.
  • Resident Obstetric on calls.
  • No non-resident shifts.
  • Further SPA roles can be decided once appointed with roles such as Fetal monitoring lead, MDT & PROMPT training or Governance & Risk available should you wish.
  • To develop enhanced clinical skills, especially in the assessment and management of acutely ill patients.
  • To have excellent team-working skills with the abilities and professional attitude to work well in a multi-professional team.
  • To deliver clinical and quality targets agreed both nationally and locally with clinical teams and commissioners.
  • To follow patients throughout their clinical pathways.

Working for our organisation

Encompassing some of the most picturesque parts of England and Wales, the Trust’s catchment stretches from the Cambrian Mountains in the west, to Newport and the fringes of the Black Country in the east. The main towns include: Bridgnorth, Ludlow, Market Drayton, Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Whitchurch (in Shropshire); Newport, Telford and Wellington (in Telford & Wrekin); and Newtown and Welshpool (in Powys) – all beautiful and unique.

Our main service locations are the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) in Shrewsbury which are located 20 minutes’ drive apart. Together they provide 99% of our activity. Both hospitals provide a wide range of  acute hospital services including accident & emergency, outpatients, diagnostics, inpatient medical care and critical care.

We are committed to providing the best possible diagnostic facilities and high-quality clinical care in a clean, supportive environment where patients are treated effectively with respect and dignity.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

A formal job plan will be agreed between the successful candidate and their Clinical Director and consultant colleagues, on behalf of the Medical Director within 3 months of starting in post. A full-time job plan is based on a 10 PA working week.

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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