Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Worthing, West Sussex
£77,913 - £105,042
20 May 2019
13 Jun 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead for Emergency Gynaecology
(10 PAs)

The Obstetrics and Gynaecology department is looking to appoint full time Consultant as lead for emergency Gynaecology.

The post is suitable for enthusiastic candidates with an interest in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and will contribute to the department providing 60 hours of resident consultant cover on delivery suite per week.  This is a substantive appointment, based at Worthing Hospital part of the Western Sussex NHS Foundation Trust and is available from 1 October 2019.

The post is a replacement post and comprises 10 core programmed activities (PAs) including a 1:7 week of CIA, 1:7 weekend on call, weekly emergency gynaecology clinic, weekly operating session, antenatal clinic and alternate week general gynaecology clinic.

The post holder will join a supportive and experienced consultant team offering a wide range of gynaecology and obstetrics specialist skills and experience, including specialist clinics for high risk obstetrics, diabetes, fetal medicine, perinatal mental health, multiple pregnancy, obstetric haematology, gynae-oncology, colposcopy, early pregnancy, recurrent miscarriage, ambulatory gynaecology, pelvic pain, vulval dermatology and uro-gynaecology.

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only CQC-rated “Outstanding” hospital trust on the south coast and one of only seven in the country.  We’re an ambitious organisation that champions our people, equipping them with new skills to continually improve services for patients.

The CQC recognised our leading approach continuous improvement which encourages and supports innovation at all levels.  We are an acute trust with three hospitals; St Richard’s in Chichester and Worthing Hospital, where we provide emergency and inpatient care; and Southlands Hospital in Shoreham, where we provide out-patient care and day surgery.

We are a forward looking and innovative trust whose purpose is to provide high quality emergency and elective care for the people of West Sussex. Foundation Trust Status was achieved in July 2013.

Our hospitals are all situated along the beautiful Sussex coast, nestled against the South Downs National Park, and close to vibrant towns that are richly endowed with excellent cultural and sporting facilities, offering good transport links to London and Europe.

All newly appointed Consultants are mentored, via the “WSHFT Mentorship scheme for senior medical staff”. 

Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of attaining Specialist Registration at the time of interview. Applications from candidates who, for personal reasons, are unable to work full-time will be eligible to be considered for this post.

For further information please contact: Ms Lavanya Buddha, Clinical Director Email: PA Felicity Wadey 01903285222 ext 86304

To apply for this post please click the apply button quoting ref: MSWW659

All applicants are required to provide the names and contact details of a minimum of three clinical referees including one from the current employer (or most recent employer if not currently working).

Please note shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide an up to date CV for their interview.

Applications from Agencies will not be considered, therefore please do not send any directly to the department or Medical HR

Closing date: 13 June 2019. Interview date: 22 July 2019