Locum Consultant In Obstetrics & Gynaecology

NHS Highland
Inverness, Highland
£80,653-£107,170 per annum, pro rata
14 Jun 2019
14 Jul 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

Locum Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology Raigmore Hospital, Inverness

10 PAs per week

£80,653-£107,170 per annum

Fixed term for 12 months

Ref: MS17.19.15

Applications are invited for a Locum Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, to provide services at Raigmore Hospital and outreach clinics at our Community Midwifery Units (Skye, Fort William and Caithness). These posts offer 10 PA’s on an 8:2 basis with additional EPA’s available, following discussion. The post is for a fixed term of 12 months.

We seek a doctor to complement our current thirteen Consultants, four Specialty Doctors, four Specialty Registrars and six FY2/GPST’s, who will work as a co-operative, committed and capable member of our collegiate consultant team; all applicants whose specialist skills and interests will support and complement those of existing colleagues are welcomed.

There is an Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit and an Obstetric Day Unit. Specialist clinics include a joint diabetic antenatal clinic, maternal medicine clinic, fetal medicine clinic, fast-track gynaecology clinic, colposcopy clinic, infertility clinic, social gynaecology clinic, and an out-patient hysteroscopy service. Raigmore hospital is a Gynaecology-oncology cancer unit and part of NOSCAN (North of Scotland Cancer Network) with close links to the Gynae-oncology Cancer Centre at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

The Department participates in the teaching programme for medical undergraduates from Aberdeen University. Specialist trainees in the North of Scotland Deanery rotate to and from Aberdeen. The recently completed Centre for Health Sciences includes a modern Postgraduate Centre with outstanding training resources including simulation centre, research facilities and excellent library facilities.  

Applicants unable to work full-time will be eligible to be considered for the post and, if appointed, the job plan will be discussed on an individual basis. 

Raigmore Hospital is a modern District General Hospital with 454 beds. The department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology serves a wide population from Highland. There are approximately 2,000 deliveries per year and a broad range of obstetric and gynaecological services are provided.

Inverness is the capital of The Highlands of Scotland - a most wonderful area in which to live and work. It enjoys good road, rail and air links to both the north and south. The attractive surrounding countryside offers exceptional outdoor recreational opportunities. Crèche facilities may be available within the hospital complex.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Department prior to application.

Closing date for applications is 14th July 2019

Interview date: TBC

A job pack for this post can be accessed at https://jobs.scot.nhs.uk/ or is available from, and should be returned to sara.palmer4@nhs.net  quoting ref MS17.19.15