Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology x 2

Oldham, Greater Manchester
£77,913 TO £105,042 PA
08 Jul 2019
04 Aug 2019
Career Level
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The Oldham Care Organisation provides a full range of hospital services including: emergency care, critical care, a comprehensive range of elective and non-elective general medicine (including elderly care) and surgery, a neonatal unit, children and young people’s services, maternity services and a range of outpatient and diagnostic imaging services.

Oldham Care Organisation promotes a supportive and open culture which is focused on learning and improvement. Since Spring 2016, the hospital has made an enormous amount of improvement to its services particularly in Maternity, Critical Care and Urgent and Emergency Services. Inclusivity and team work has been one factor for an improved CQC rating, supporting one another for the benefit of our patients.

As well as our great working culture, Royal Oldham is a leading hospital service in many ways because it has:

  • One of only three neonatal intensive care units in the area
  • One of the largest ‘hybrid’ theatre suites in Europe providing innovative care to a variety of patients performing over 600 operations a year
  • State of the art on-site pathology service covering the region. Receives 9 million requests for support a year.

Department and Job Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for two substantive Consultants to join the team in the Obstetrics & Gynaecology (O&G) Department at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

As part of a multi-disciplinary team you will deliver a high quality, evidence based service and have continuing responsibility for the care of patients in your charge. With your specialist interest in emergency gynaecology you will have the necessary skills and knowledge to provide expert advice in the formulation of patient centred care plans.

Each post has O&G resident night duty responsibility at The Royal Oldham Hospital which is a 1:10 model supported by an O&G non-resident rota.

You will have a broad experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, hold full registration with the General Medical Council and be on the Specialist Register in Obstetrics & Gynaecology or within six months of entry onto the Specialist register (CCT or equivalent) at the date of interview.

These are whole time equivalent posts however we welcome applications from candidates who wish to work full time or part time.

Team/Departmental Information
The Directorate management team comprises of: Clinical Director: Dr Morag Preston and Directorate Manager: Mrs Jane Bryan.

The multi-disciplinary team provides a full range of Obstetrics and Gynaecology services, both on an inpatient and outpatient basis.

The services provided at The Royal Oldham Hospital:

  • Full suite of Inpatient and Outpatient Obstetric Services.
  • Elective Gynaecology Services – Inpatient and Day Case.
  • Emergency Gynaecology Services – including a Gynaecology Assessment Unit and inpatient ward.
  • General Outpatient Gynaecology Services and additionally subspecialty clinics in Gynaecology, Urogynaecology, Subfertility, Colposcopy and Hysteroscopy.

It’s an exciting time to join the department and be part of our improvement journey. You will have an ideal opportunity to influence the development of new services during this significant period of change.

In return you will have identified time for continuing professional development and will be supported to develop specialist interests to align with your career goals.

Outside of work you can have the best of both worlds as The Royal Oldham Hospital is within easy reach of Manchester City Centre with its vibrant city living and plethora of leisure and social opportunities or alternatively you are minutes away from beautiful countryside villages within easy access of the Lancashire and North Wales coasts or the hills of the Pennines and Lake District – we have it all and so can you!

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the Trust and meet members of the clinical and management team and other senior members of staff. Appointments can be made for a visit at any point prior to the date of interview.

All communication to applicants will be via the email address provided on your application form and all further correspondence will be through email, therefore please ensure that you regularly check your emails after the closing date for the post.

For further details / informal visits contact: Dr M Preston, Clinical Director on
tel: 0161 778 3862, email: or
Dr Gaity Ahmad, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, tel:
0161 627 8161, email: or Jane Bryan, Directorate
Manager on tel: 07977 206850, email:

Applications can be submitted by visiting and clicking
‘working for us’, or through NHS jobs by clicking the apply button.

Closing date: Sunday 4 August 2019.

Interview Date: Monday 9 September 2019.

We are an equal opportunities employer, positive about disabled people and a no smoking organisation.


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