Obstetrician/Gynaecologist

Location
Saint Helena (SH)
Posted
22 Jul 2019
Closes
09 Aug 2019
Sector
International
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

1 year FTC commencing February 2019 – £85,000 pa taxable in St Helena 

A tax free International Supplement will also apply 

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK. Following the opening of its international airport in October 2017, St Helena is better placed to develop both economically and socially. 

The 28-bed General Hospital in the capital, Jamestown, covers all areas of acute medical and surgical care. 

In close co-operation with other Medical Officers and Midwives you will manage the island’s obstetric and gynaecology services and offer primary care, especially in areas such as family planning and genito-urinary medicine. You will undertake clinical audits as required and be a member of the general on-call rota. 

Running obstetrics and gynaecology clinics as well as sharing in-patient duties, you will perform caesarean sections and hysterectomies, colposcopies, LLETZ, and endometrial ablations. 

Playing an active part in health promotion and preventative care programmes, undertaking programmes of medical and clinical audit and helping in the collection of health information data, you will also have a role contributing to the clinical governance committee. 

You must hold full GMC registration or equivalent and good standing with a licensing authority. Also required is MRCOG or equivalent and proficiency in obstetric/gynaecological ultrasonography, plus experience of endometrial ablation and insertion of tension-free vaginal tape. 

We offer an extensive benefits package with 20 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight, pension contribution and relocation allowances (see overseas vacancy information).

An application form can be found by clicking the apply button where further information can also be found, or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610 or email: shgukrep@sthelenagov.com 

In order to apply please submit application forms to recruitment@sainthelena.gov.sh by the closing date of 9 August 2019.Interviews will be held in London shortly after that date. 

Due to the potential for high numbers of applications, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been short listed. We would like to thank you for your interest in working for the St Helena Government.