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Locum Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Job Description

Job Title: Locum Consultant with an interest in Fetal Medicine
Department: Obstetrics &Gynaecology
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: £76,001 to 102,465 per annum, pro rata
Programmed Activities: 10
Additional Programmed Activities: 1 (The requirement for you to undertake additional Programmed Activities will be reviewed annually)

Applications are invited to apply for a Locum Consultant post in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with a interest in Fetal Medicine at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Additional programmed activities may be available upon agreement.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the general Obstetric and Gynaecology on call rota.

The Obstetric Department has approximately 3994 deliveries per year and comprises a labour ward with 10 delivery rooms. There is a daily elective caesarean section list and a separate emergency obstetric theatre. There is an Antenatal Day Assessment Unit and 43 Maternity beds. Nuchal Translucency Screening is offered to all mothers before 12th completed week of pregnancy.

The Treatment Centre provides capacity for elective gynaecological surgery. There is an Early Assessment Pregnancy Unit, facilities for out-patient diagnostic and therapeutic hysteroscopy, colposcopy and urodynamics. Minimal access surgery is well established.

There are 8 Consultant Obstetricians and Gynaecologists plus this post, 5 Specialist Trainees and 4 Trust Doctors at registrar level, with 9 trainees at SHO level.

All posts will support the expanding Obstetric service and enable increased Consultant presence on the delivery suite.

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in teaching both under and postgraduate students associated with the University of Buckingham and will also be expected to support colleagues doing these activities as part of his or her arranged job plan.

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital. This allows us to attract, train and retain the best doctors and contribute towards the financial stability of the organisation.

This is also an important step towards establishing the trust as a world-class centre for teaching excellence. The first students arrived on wards in May 2015 and by the beginning of 2017 a medical school building will have been constructed, which will also create exciting opportunities in the future for all staff in the fields of clinical research and education.

This exciting new phase will include opportunities for undergraduate and post graduate teaching, enhanced research facilities. A teaching and research background would be highly advantageous when applying for this position.

We believe the continued growth of the hospital will allow us to expand and improve our services to offer the very best care to the people of Milton Keynes, and beyond.

Located just 50 miles north of London, Milton Keynes has excellent access to the capital whilst being centrally located for Oxford and Cambridge and having ease of access to the north. Lying in attractive countryside, Milton Keynes offers first class facilities for sport, theatre, music, shopping and dining.

Please submit your CV by attaching it to your NHS Jobs application.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 28th October 2016
Interview date: 16th November 2016

Application forms and job descriptions can be downloaded directly from NHS jobs at, please complete the application form and attach a copy of your most up-to-date CV. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 1-2 weeks of the closing date.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.
We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Milton Keynes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Mr Kailash Nakade – CSU Lead, secretary’s number  ( Phone number removed )  and/or Mr Edmund Neale – Divisional Director,  ( Phone number removed ) 

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)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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