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Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Job Description

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All applicants are invited to apply in welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

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We in the process of recruiting a new consultant to join our existing team of consultants. This is a substantive posts with full time commitment in both obstetrics and gynaecology. This will include contributing to the resident on call rota.

Applicants must have a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) or equivalent qualification in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and must be registered in the GMC’s specialist register or be within six months of obtaining CCT at the time of interview. Special interests in maternal medicine, office gynaecology and urogynaecology would be an advantage in addition to a broad range of generic skills in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Additional experience in gynaecology scanning and medical education would be desirable.

The ability to work within a multidisciplinary team is essential. Applicants must be both flexible in their approach and be ready to meet the challenges presented by the evolving health service changes in North Wales. The appointee will be expected to participate in all aspects of work including outpatient clinic sessions in obstetrics and gynaecology, labour ward and gynaecology operating theatre lists in addition to the resident oncall rota 1 in 9.

The rota frequency and work pattern out of hours is reviewed on a regular basis and changes may be necessary in future to adapt to changes in the department.

The Board is committed to achieving excellence in clinical departments and from a Board basis we can offer the right candidate:

• A good department in which to work with committed and motivated colleagues and staff

• An attractive teaching programme arranged on a North Wales basis with the other Trust

• Excellent support for R&D, CME and CPD with innovative collaboration with University of Wales Bangor

• Very good teaching programme

• Well established close links between the hospitals and the University of Wales, Bangor

If you are interested in the post and are MRCOG qualified, are on the Specialist Register or are eligible for award of CCT within six months of the interview date, we would be delighted to hear from you.

On a personal basis we can offer you:

• An excellent service in which to work
• Reasonably priced housing in a beautiful environment
• Excellent facilities for all outdoor leisure pursuits
• Excellent road and rail links with the rest of the mainland UK including North West Regional/International Airports and a fast ferry service to Southern Ireland from nearby Holyhead
• A variety of educational and cultural facilities with good local schools
• Good relocation package

Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 in St Asaph, North Wales.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Lesley Bolton
Clinical Director
( Email address removed )
Tel:  ( Phone number removed )  ext 8078

With effect from 1st January 2016 points 1,2,3 and 4 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,132 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage.

This is an exciting time for us here at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board. We are the largest health organisation in Wales and, as a fully integrated organisation, provide a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of almost 700,000 people across six counties of North Wales (Anglesey, Gwynedd, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham), as well as some services to parts of mid Wales. We serve a bi-lingual population and are committed to improving their health and well-being through everything we do.

The Health Board employs around 16,000 staff and has a budget of around £11 billion and is responsible for the operation of three district general hospitals (Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor, Ysbyty Glan Clwyd near Rhyl, and Ysbyty Maelor in Wrexham) as well as 22 other acute and community hospitals, and a network of over 90 health centres, clinics, community health team bases and mental health units. It also coordinates the work of 121 GP practices and NHS services provided by North Wales dentists, opticians and pharmacies.

We are undergoing a significant phase of transformation, review and renewal that will position us to achieve our future ambitions as the leading integrated care organisation in Wales. Central to this journey will be the contribution of our workforce who with strong team working skills, will be able to demonstrate the values that are important to us, communicating well with both colleagues and patients, who have the vision and ability to help move our services forward whilst getting the best of each other, treating others with respect and dignity and never compromising on quality.

Work where you want to live, North Wales has something for everyone!

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