Doctors - Locally Employed Doctor (ST3-7) in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  • Department Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Salary £55,329 - £63,152 per annum
  • Closing Date 15/07/2024
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade ST3-7
  • Job ref 223-MJ86
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Fixed Term

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Locally Employed Doctor’s (ST3-7) in Obstetrics and Gynaecology to join a friendly and dynamic team based at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital.

Two posts are offered, one of which is a fixed term 6-month post, and the other is a 12- month fixed term post.

This is a busy DGH with around 4500 deliveries a year in the beautiful county of Shropshire.  You will support the on-call team which consists of Resident Consultants, Tier 2 (Registrar) and Tier 1 (SHO) covering O&G on a 24hrs a day basis.  You will also have access to gynaecology on calls, clinics, and theatres.  This is a great opportunity to gain experience in the field of O&G in this consultant led and delivered service.  Your duties will consist of resident days, nights, and weekends.  You will have the opportunity to take on a SITM as part of your CPD time if you are eligible and we would be happy to support you with a CESR application if appropriate.

Main duties of the job


  • Day to day running of the labour ward, gynaecology wards and obstetrics triage with direct resident consultant support both day and night.
  • Gynaecology theatre sessions with the consultant.
  • Ante-natal and gynaecological clinics.
  • Participation in the department teaching, audit and educational activities.
  • Dedicate CPD & SPA time to focus on your ATSM or CESR application if appropriate.
  • 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 the clinical teams and commissioners.
  • To follow patients throughout their clinical pathways.

Working for our organisation

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is the main provider of acute hospital services for around half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales.

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.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the 1in 11 full-shift rota. The rota is compliant with the terms and conditions of the 2016 Junior Doctor Contract and WTD and has been carefully designed to maximise training opportunities for doctors whilst maintaining a safe and efficient service, with an even spread of long days and nights.

The post holder will be 1 of the 11 doctors contributing to the full shift rota with a weekend frequency of 1 in 3 with 7 night shifts across a 11 week reference period and is prospectively covered for annual and study leave. Below is an example rota, but will be subject to change according to the clinical needs of the service.

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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