Consultant In Obstetrics  with Interest in High Risk Obstetrics

Stevenage, Hertfordshire
12 Jul 2017
31 Jul 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Consultant in Obstetrics with Interest in High Risk Obstetrics. This is a substantive appointment, based at Lister Hospital in Stevenage. The post comprises 10 programmed activities (PAs) and one resident night on labour ward per week. There is no additional on call commitment. 

This is an excellent opportunity within the Obstetrics and Gynaecology department at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. The post holder will join an established consultant team with a wide range of gynaecology and obstetric skills and experience, including specialist antenatal clinics for diabetes, perinatal mental health, multiple pregnancy, fetal medicine, gynae-oncology, colposcopy, infertility, recurrent miscarriage, post-menopausal bleeding, out-patient hysteroscopy and uro-gynaecology. 

Although near London, Stevenage is in a rural setting and well served by rail and road. There is a wide choice of housing, good schools and excellent leisure facilities. 

Following the investment of £150 million in major new facilities at the Lister, along with a £30 million New QEII hospital built by the local clinical commissioning group, the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has brought together all its specialist emergency and inpatient services at the Stevenage hospital. Our state-of–the-art clinical facilities include a major new Emergency Department, the Hertfordshire Cardiology Centre (which includes a 24/7 PPCI service), new scanning centre, McMillan chemotherapy unit, ward, endoscopy and theatre blocks. 

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register, or be within 6 months of doing so, at the time of interview. Applications from those wishing to work part-time or job share are welcomed. 
Applicants wishing to arrange an informal visit, please contact Mr Douglas Salvesen, Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Divisional Chair for Women’s Services on 01438 284102. 

It is imperative that you also attach your CV to your application as this is an integral part of the application process. Dependent on the number of applications, we may not contact you if you fail to do so. Please ensure to supply the names and addresses of referees. This must cover a period of 3 years with no gaps, one of whom must be your current employer. 

Closing date for completed applications: 31st July 2017