Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.
We are looking to recruit a motivated Locum Consultant to join our Obstetrics and Gynaecology department in Bronglais General Hospital for a fixed term of 11 months in the first instance. This post will be based within Hywel Dda University Health Board and will join a team responsible for the provision of Obstetrics and Gynaecology services to the local area. The successful candidate will be working to a flexible 10 session contract inclusive of a 1:4 on call with prospective cover.
The successful candidate will also support the Specialty Doctor rota as and when required as part of their job plan
The post holder will be expected to assist in the development and the delivery of care to women requesting and abortion, working closely with the Lead for Termination of pregnancy. The current service model support up to 6 patients per week provided by two consultants, one dedicated TOP nurse supported by the radiology department. Opportunities exist to develop the service to improve access to the population of Ceredigion.
The maternity units accommodated both consultant and midwifery led care and has approx 550 deliveries per year. As there is no dedicated SCUBU all high risk women are accommodated in Glangwili General Hospital or other tertiary centres. All aspects of gynaecological care are provided and the department has access to 7 dedicated beds for gynaecology beds within a short stay surgical ward. The department consist of a small dedicated team which includes 3 consultants, 5 specialty doctors, 1 SpR and a team of nurses, midwives and secretaries.
You will enjoy excellent conditions of employment, whilst building your future in one of the best locations in the UK. Hywel Dda University Health Board is one of seven acute Health Boards in Wales serving a population of 375,000 with over 9,500 staff.
Hywel Dda University Health Board is an integrated health body, ensuring the delivery of high quality primary, community, mental health and secondary care services. It is responsible for the health and wellbeing of people across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. It also provides a range of services for people living in south Gwynedd and Powys. Integrated health boards are a key first step in creating a world class NHS in Wales.
Primary care and community services are delivered through: 55 GP practices, 51 Dental practices, 100 Community pharmacies, 52 Optometry premises, 8 Community hospitals, 11 Health centres. Our in-hospital services are currently delivered through: 4 Hospitals (Bronglais, Glangwili, Prince Philip, Withybush
The Health Board is fully committed to supporting employees to achieve an appropriate work life balance. We are continually developing ways in which to support greater flexibility. Job sharing and part-time working is already widespread throughout the organisation. Training and education are central to the function of the Health Board, forming a core element of the Clinical Governance Strategy. Hywel Dda is the prescribed connection for approximately 800 Doctors, with a dedicated Medical Appraisal and Revalidation Lead and Manager, who manages and co-ordinates appraisal and revalidation processes across all sites. There is also a team of 52 trained appraisers to undertake appraisal meetings. Appraisal workshops and training sessions are provided regularly across the Health Board.
Professor Keir Lewis has been recently appointed as the Chair of Respiratory Medicine in Hywel Dda with further appointments for the future, which will significantly increase the already very active research portfolio within the health board. So if you are a doctor interested in Research activities we have something to offer you, as we are the first Health board in Wales to recruit Bevan’s Fellows. This initiative programme aims to engage and capture the enthusiasm and commitment of our up and coming clinicians in Wales in addressing Prudent Health Care.
The Health Board runs a successful Consultant Development and Mentoring programme for newly appointed Consultants aimed at developing you as a senior leader to enable you to effectively contribute to Hywel Dda and its future direction.
South West Wales provides a wonderful lifestyle opportunity, and is renown to be one of the most beautiful places in the UK. Some of our major sites are near coastal areas, from the beautiful beaches of Pembrokeshire to the spectacular mountains of Ceredigion, and offer excellent quality schools, an abundance of outdoor activities such as surfing, mountain biking, fishing, sailing, hiking and walking in a natural and clean environment, whilst enjoying working and living in one of the most beautiful locations in the UK. Reasonable property prices and excellent state schools contribute to low living costs and a high quality of life. There are also good road and rail connections to Cardiff and London.
If you are interested in progressing your career and contributing to the development of innovative models of rural healthcare in South West Wales then please contact Mr Said Awad, Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, on Telephone: ( Phone number removed )
Hywel Dda University Health Board operates a bilingual policy / Mae Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda yn gweithredu polisi dwyieithog.
‘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’.
‘Gwahoddir ymgeiswyr i wneud cais yn Gymraeg, ni fydd unrhyw gais a gyflwynir drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau a wneir yn y Saesneg’.
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