Consultant in Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics

Southmead, City of Bristol
£76,761 - £103,490 p.a.
19 Jul 2018
19 Aug 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

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Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.

Bristol has again been named as the UK’s most desirable location in the Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide.

Described as “a small city that feels like a big city” it was praised for being “handily placed for seaside and scenery” but “hardly cut off” “cool, classy and supremely creative”

We are delighted to invite applications for a substantive Obstetric and Fetal Medicine Consultant. Applicants will require a specialist interest or Subspecialty training in Fetal Medicine.

The successful candidate will join the dynamic team of 15 Consultants in Women’s Health at Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust. We are one of the largest maternity units in the Southwest and deliver over 6,000 babies a year.

We have specialist obstetric services in maternal medicine, perinatal mental health and an expanding service in abnormally invasive placenta. We work closely with our midwifery units – an alongside unit based in Southmead and the freestanding birth centre at Cosham.

North Bristol NHS Trust is the largest Trust in the South West region and one of the largest Trusts in the country. The Trust provides medical, surgical, neonatal and maternity care for its local population of approximately a million people in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset.

The Trust also provides regional services in neurosciences, orthopaedics, pathology, plastic surgery and burns, renal medicine and transplant and urology and is the major trauma centre for the West Country.

The Women and Children’s services are delivered in close adjacency to the new Brunel Building which was opened in 2014. This allows excellent proximity to the teams required for complex maternity care.

The Trust has teaching status and is linked with the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. We have an active and international reputation in research in Obstetrics.

Applicants are required to be on the Specialist Register and have CCT in Obstetrics and Gynaecology or be within six months of obtaining it by the interview date. Full registration with the GMC is essential. The post is based at Southmead Hospital.

The appointee will be required to reside not more than 30 minutes travel by road from base hospital, for on-call purposes. Experience and familiarity with UK hospital systems and practices or equivalent is essential.

The successful candidates will be employed under Terms & Conditions of Service for Consultants (England) 2003.

If you are shortlisted we will contact you via email with details of your interview of which you will need to confirm your attendance. Therefore it is important that you check your online account regularly.

Committed to Equal Opportunities, job share applications welcome

Please note: CV’s are not used in the shortlisting process. However will be made available to the panel if shortlisted. For Consultant expenses related to this post, please refer to the document on NHS Jobs

Closing Date - Sunday 19th August 2018. Interview Date - Tuesday 9th October 2018.

For further details / informal visits contact: Further details available from, Dr Sonia Barnfield, Speciality Lead for Obstetrics, Dr Jane Mears, Specialty Lead for Gynaecology, or Dr Paul Mannix, Clinical Director, Tel: 0117 414 6748.

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