Consultant Genitourinary Medicine & Sexual Health 10 PAs

Prescot, Merseyside
12 Mar 2018
29 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

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Be part of 'One of the best performing Trusts in the country' - professor Sir Mike Richards, Chief Inspector of Hospitals, January 2016.

The Trust vision is to provide 5 star patient care to every patient every time as illustrated by the Star Chart. Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with the vision and values, which can be found by clicking on the Trust Objectives 2017-18 document via the link on the right of the screen.

Our latest achievements include:

  • St Helens Hospital rated outstanding (CQC 2016)
  • Whiston Hospital rated good with outstanding features (CQC 2016)
  • Ranked highest in the NHS for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work (NHS Friends and Family Test 2016)
  • Best Patient Environment in the North West (PLACE 2016)
  • Best Performing Trust in North West (Advancing Quality 2016)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)
  • Top 100 places to work in the NHS (Health Service Journal 2015).

St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospital NHS Trust

Consultant in Genitourinary Medicine & Sexual Health


Be part of a dynamic and innovative team whose focus is on delivering high quality care.

The new appointment affords an exciting opportunity to join St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals Genitourinary Medicine & Sexual Health team. This is facilitated by being based in a dedicated Genitourinary department at St Helens Hospital which is an ambulatory care centre completed in 2008 with radiological imaging facilities including CT, MRI and DXA on site. Inpatient facilities are located 4 miles away at the newly built Whiston Hospital. The trust provided district general hospital services to a population of 350,000. covering St Helens and parts of South and East Liverpool and North Cheshire with the regional Plastics and Burns service. The Hospitals are situated close to the M62 motorway between Liverpool and Warrington.

There are plenty of good reasons to choose our trust: we are Top in the North West and 7thnationally for staff recommending our Trust as a place to work as well as ranked in the top 100 places to work by the HSJ. We are also proud to be awarded Best Patient Experience in the NHSby CHKS and more recently the CQC rated our care as Outstanding. You’ll be glad you chose to join our team.

The Genitourinary Medicine & Sexual Health Service currently has 1 WTE clinical lead and 2 speciality doctors supported by nurse specialists and a dedicated health improvement team. The Service is mainly provided in the dedicated a genitourinary department at St Helens Hospital with outpatients clinics also provided in Halton and St Helens boroughs. There are no call requirements for this post.

Applicants are required to be on the GMC Specialist Register, or within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT/EU equivalent certification at the time of interview.

The Trust and Genitourinary Medicine & Sexual Health team are committed to education and training. There is a well-developed teaching/training programme with excellent postgraduate facilities. As Lead Employer, on behalf of the Mersey Deanery, the Trust is are responsible for over 2,000 trainee specialty doctors based in hospitals and GP practice placements throughout Merseyside and Cheshire. It is an extremely popular venue for both undergraduates and Foundation Year doctors, ensuring a succession of high quality, enthusiastic trainees.

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure with barred list for vulnerable adults.

Advert date: 1st March 2018

Closing date: 29th March 2018

Shortlisting date: 6th April 2018

Interview date: 24th April 2018

For further details / informal visits contact: Jennifer Owen or Dr Esti Acha

To apply, please click the apply button.

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are committed to providing an environment and services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity, we welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve to enable us to reflect their diversity and improve the delivery of the services we provide.

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As a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who consider themselves to have a disability and who meet the minimum selection criteria (essential) at each stage of the selection process.You can indicate your wish submit an application under the Trust's guaranteed interview scheme in the personal information section of the online application form.

If you consider yourself to be disabled or have any other long term health issues and have special support needs in applying for a job, attending for an interview or in undertaking any tests as part of a selection process, please inform us of any reasonable adjustments you require in order for us to support you in maximising your ability to gain employment with us.

The Trust is a non-smoking site. Failure to follow this rule could lead to disciplinary action.

Application forms are available in paper format, if you are having difficulties in accessing the electroinc application form. Please email to request one.

Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received from which a shortlist can be confirmed therefore you are advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.