Speciality Doctor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Organization: St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals

Posted: 08 February, 2020

Whiston,United kingdom


Job description

Main area Obstetrics & Gynaecology Grade NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor Contract Permanent Hours 10 PAs Job ref 409-2175550 Site Whiston Hospital Town Whiston Salary £40,037 - £74,661 per annum (MC46) Closing Today at 23:59 This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive department within an Outstanding Trust. The post will involve work in Gynaecology outpatient clinics, antenatal clinics, delivery suite, obstetrics and gynaecology theatres. Special interest sessions will be encouraged and provided as far as possible depending on skills and completed ATSMs or equivalent. The post attracts a maximum number of 12 PAs (including on-call commitments) on the Speciality Doctor nationally agreed scale. The on call commitment will work out about 1:8. There will be opportunities to embark on new ATSMs as appropriate, and it would be expected that any successful candidate would take an active role in the service provision of the department. In addition they would be expected to have active participation in education and audit, which is a great opportunity to enhance your skillset. The post will include a requirement to be involved in the teaching of junior staff, including those preparing for examinations such as MRCOG and DRCOG as well as teaching medical students from Liverpool University. There are also obstetric emergency study days and perineal workshops. The successful candidate will be expected to have full GMC registration at the time of appointment. Candidates without GMC will progress if shortlisted for interview, though will be expected to have GMC registration at the time of appointment. St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the THIRD year running! The Trust is currently the only acute Trust in Cheshire and Merseyside, and is one of nine in the entire country, to achieve the title of OUTSTANDING, rated by the Care Quality Commission. We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit. Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time. Our latest achievements include: Trust rates Outstanding by the CQC – Inspection August 2018 Best in the NHS, Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment 2017 and 2018 The Trust achieved top marks in the country for areas including; cleanliness, food, privacy and dignity, facilities for patients living with dementia and disabilities, conditions, appearance and maintenance of the hospital buildings. Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal) Best acute Trust in England (NHS Staff Survey 2017 and 2018) Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015) In the NHS Staff Survey 2018 the Trust scored the highest marks in the following areas; Positive organisation culture of safety Quality of care Staff engagement Staff morale Equality, diversity and inclusion Providing a safe environment for staff Our staff rated our Trust as the best place to work and receive treatment. The Trust has also been recognised, for the third year running, as being the top acute Trust in the entire country for staff engagement, staff motivation, and pride in the quality of care we provide to patients. Date of interview: To be Confirmed St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are committed to providing an environment and services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity, we welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve to enable us to reflect their diversity and improve the delivery of the services we provide. Any information gathered during the application process relating to protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010, is gathered for statistical purposes only and is not made available to recruiting managers at any stage of the recruitment process. As a ‘ Disability Confident Employer ’ we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who consider themselves to have a disability and who meet the minimum selection criteria (essential) at each stage of the selection process. you can indicate your wish submit an application under the Trust's guaranteed interview scheme in the personal information section of the online application form. If you consider yourself to be disabled or have any other long term health issues and have special support needs in applying for a job, attending for an interview or in undertaking any tests as part of a selection process, please inform us of any reasonable adjustments you require in order for us to support you in maximising your ability to gain employment with us. The Trust is a non-smoking site. Failure to follow this rule could lead to disciplinary action. If you are experiencing difficulties in accessing the electronic application form. Please email the team, recruitment@sthk.nhs.uk Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received from which a shortlist can be confirmed therefore you are advised to apply at your earliest convenience.