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Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Job Description

St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the regional specialist care provider for south west London, Surrey and beyond. The trust provides a high quality, comprehensive range of health services from leading edge tertiary and trauma care to community services, delivered from 2 hospital sites, St.George’s Hospital in Tooting and Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton, and from St John’s Therapy Centre, 11 health centres and clinics, schools, nursing homes and people’s own homes. The trust also manages the healthcare service at HMP Wandsworth. With national and regional referrals added to our local 35m catchment, we serve a population of around 5m. We employ around 8,000 staff.


Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (10 PAs)

Applicants are invited for a full time Consultant position in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. This is a full time position (10 PAs) for a Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with a specialist interest in complex (stage 4) Endometriosis surgery based at St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Tooting, London. We are only seeking applicants with specialist skills in advanced laparoscopic surgery who can build and maintain a multidisciplinary approach to this challenging disease. The job includes some daytime-only commitment to labour ward cover and is also aimed at maintaining our BSGE accreditation.

This post also involves contributing to the general gynaecology outpatient clinics, inpatient and day surgery operating lists and support to the acute gynaecology unit. In addition there will be a contribution to the out of hours gynaecology on call rota (1:8). The obstetric component does not include an antenatal clinic, and the delivery suite cover would be for approximately 17 long days per annum.

St George’s has a busy gynaecology department offering an early pregnancy / acute gynaecology service, a wide range of outpatient clinics, as well as tertiary services in oncology, fibroids and endometriosis. The maternity unit delivers over 5,000 babies a year and there is a tertiary fetal medicine service working in conjunction with a regional neonatal paediatric surgery services.

St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust operates a no Smoking Policy

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

For further details / informal visits contact:
Informal enquiries about this post should be made to Mr Austin Ugwumadu, Women’s Clinical Director on  ( Phone number removed )  or Mr Hugh Byrne, Care Group Lead for Gynaecology, on  ( Phone number removed )  or ( Email address removed )

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email or via NHS Jobs.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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