Locum Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology .




It is an exciting time to join the newly formed Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

We run two busy hospital sites in Bedford and Luton. Our 7,500 staff provide high quality care for a growing population of around 700,000 across Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas.

You will be joining a friendly, high performing Trust committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff. As one of the largest NHS Trusts in our region you will have access to a programme of high quality training and development to help you grow your career. Travel between hospital sites may be required.

We have state-of-the art facilities placing us at the heart of cutting edge health care. The Trust continues to be committed to delivering the best patient care using the best clinical knowledge and technology available.


Job reference: 418-M-OG-206

Employer: Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Department: 418 E50 O&G Medical

Location: Luton and Dunstable University Hospital

Salary: £82,096.00-£110,683.00

The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital is welcoming applications for the position of Locum Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. This is a fixed term position for 6 months. The successful candidate will gain experience as a Consultant working in a busy but very supportive Obstetrics and Gynaecology unit.

The post will be based at the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital; the appointee will be expected to significantly contribute to the acute Gynaecology Consultant Service and Consultant delivery suite rota. The appointee will work in partnership with the existing Obstetrician Gynaecologists.

The appointee will join the existing team of 24 Consultants to provide a high quality of care and Consultant presence on the delivery suite to manage the increasing number of births (currently 5300 births)

The Department has always been renowned for its friendly atmosphere, good working relationships and an enthusiasm for teaching and training. There are well-developed links with Tertiary Units in both London and Cambridge and there are a number of specialist Outreach clinics. Our Tertiary level 3 Neonatal Unit has entirely separate Junior and Consultant rotas.

The Hospital serves a local population of approximately 310,000 and has excellent access to Central London by road or rail and to the Midlands and the North via the M1/A1. The town also has an international and domestic airport. The surrounding areas are both urban and rural, the latter including many attractive villages within easy reach of the Hospital. Excellent schools are found nearby.

The successful candidate will be subject to full Occupational Health Clearance and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check prior to commencement.

Residence is required within ten miles by road or thirty minutes travelling time to the hospital when on-call.

It is an exciting time to be joining the newly formed Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust which has resulted from the merger of The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital and Bedford Hospital NHS Trusts. The merger took place on 1 April 2020 and under the umbrella of the single NHS Trust both hospitals will retain their identity and individual hospital names. This will bring many benefits for patients and opportunities for staff. Both hospitals will retain their identity with individual hospital names and key services will remain on both sites and be managed as single teams across the whole Bedfordshire catchment area. Travel between hospital sites may be required.

Applicants should have an appropriate CCT in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and be on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register. Those who are within six months of obtaining their CCT may apply.

The L&D is an Equal Opportunities Employer and operates a No Smoking Policy.

To apply online please visit NHS Jobs, job reference: 418-M-PD-206


Advert will close: 19th October 2020

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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