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Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Main area
Women & Childrens
10 PAs per week
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University Hospital, Coventry and The Hospital of St Cross, Rugby
£76,761 - £103,490 per annum
29/10/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

Applications are warmly invited for a full-time (10PA) Consultant post in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, to join the department at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust. The post is specifically designed for an applicant with an interest in emergency and ambulatory gynaecology as well as antenatal and intrapartum care.

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) is one of the UK’s leading specialist teaching hospitals. We provide world-class healthcare to a population of over 1,000,000. A designated Major Trauma Centre in the West Midlands, we offer state state-of-the-art facilities offering major advances in patient care, clinical teaching and innovation. The Trust employs more than 6,500 staff and has 1250 inpatient beds across its two sites, University Hospital, Coventry and the Hospital of St. Cross, Rugby.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology falls under the management of the Women and Children’s Clinical Group, one of the largest Clinical Groups within the Trust. The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is located within the West Wing in the teaching hospital site at Coventry and includes regional Neonatal ICU, SCBU, Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Emergency Assessment Unit, Colposcopy and Hysteroscopy suite, Fetal Well Being Unit and The Centre for Reproductive Medicine. The department sees over 6000 births, 2500 gynaecological emergencies and 4000 elective gynaecology cases annually.

The post is largely based at University Hospital, Coventry with some outpatient clinical commitments at the Hospital of St Cross, Rugby as part of a planned service expansion of ambulatory gynaecology services. This post includes gynaecology on-call commitment.

The post is suitable for a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, with GMC specialist registration, or applicants should have a CCT date within 6 months of the interview date or equivalent.

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

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If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Informal enquiries and visits are encouraged – please contact:

Mr Stephen Keay, Clinical Director on 02476 967381 or

Miss Kara Marshall, Group Manager on 02476 967402 or