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LAS ST5+ Doctor Obs & Gynae


Main area
Obs & Gynae
6 months (Fixed Term to August 2023)
Full time - 40 hours per week (plus on call rota pattern)
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£58,398 per annum
Salary period
07/10/2022 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

University Hospital of North Midlands
Royal Stoke University Hospital & County Hospital
Directorate of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Senior LAS ST5+ Doctor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Applications are invited for 1 fixed term post until August 2023 for a Senior LAS ST5+ Doctor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology to start immediately.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Senior LAS Registrar in Obstetrics & Gynaecology. This post will provide an excellent chance to further develop your skills in both Obstetrics and/or Gynaecology.

Main duties of the job

The department’s gynaecological and obstetric practice is diverse. Emergency gynaecology services and early pregnancy unit are supervised through the on-call Gynaecologist as well as the Gynaecologist of the Morning. Daily clinical responsibilities will include both Obstetrics & Gynaecology. You will be covering Labour Ward, Gynae wards, outpatient clinics, inpatient and day case theatre sessions and Antenatal clinics. The post will be part of the 1:10 senior registrar On-call rota (Subject to change).

Should the candidate require continued training and assessment, we can offer the following ATSM training as post CCT:- Fetal Medicine, Maternal Medicine, Advanced Labour Ward, Labour Ward Leadership and Gynae-oncology. Other ATSMs maybe negotiable after discussion. All ATSM’s can be provided within the RCOG ATSM framework.




Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands has two sites: Royal Stoke University Hospital, located
in Stoke-on-Trent, and County Hospital, located in Stafford. From these hospitals we provide a full range of general acute hospital services for people living in and around Staffordshire and beyond. The Trust also provides specialised services for three million people in a wider area, including neighbouring counties and North Wales.

Our specialised services include cancer diagnosis and treatment, cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, renal and dialysis services, neonatal intensive care and paediatric intensive care. We are recognised for our particular expertise in trauma, respiratory conditions, spinal surgery, upper gastro-intestinal surgery, complex orthopaedic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and the management of liver conditions. The Trust has some of the most modern operating theatres
in Europe.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities


The department is an accredited Endometriosis Centre and a recognized Centre of excellence for both undergraduate and postgraduate education. There is also a strong reputation in numerous areas such Urogynaecology, Gynae-oncology, Fetal Medicine, Ambulatory Gynaecology.

The department operates a diverse gynaecological service. Emergency gynaecology services and the early pregnancy unit are supervised through the on-call Gynaecologist as well as the Gynaecologist of the Morning.
Clinical responsibilities shall predominantly support the delivery of outpatient clinics, elective and day case theatre sessions.

Should the candidate require continued training and assessment in obstetric and gynaecological skills this can be provided as an RCOG ATSM module (or equivalent) and can be accommodated as and when the rota allows.


There are approximately 6800 deliveries across both hospital sites. The Caesarean section rate is approximately 30% and the induction rate is 29%. Epidurals were used by 24% of patients in labour and the uncorrected perinatal mortality rate was 11.1. There were 35,391 scans performed for the period January 2016 to December 2016 and approximately 169 amniocentesis performed.


Person specification


Essential criteria
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • MRCOG Part 2
  • Full GMC registration
Desirable criteria
  • Completed MRCOG

Clinical Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience at ST5 and above level
Desirable criteria
  • Up to date RCOG portfolio or equivalent
  • Log of experience & procedures with presented evidence of experience to date supported by references


Essential criteria
  • Proven ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, senior medical staff and other health professionals
  • Ability to organise and prioritise busy workloads effectively
Desirable criteria
  • Proven ability to lead a team and demonstrate initiative
  • Counselling, advanced communication or related qualification/training

Personal Characteristics

Essential criteria
  • Highly motivated individual
  • Evidence of continuing professional Develpoment
  • Commitment to pursuing career in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Dr M Shahin
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Telephone number
01782 672378

If you have problems applying, contact

2nd Floor, Springfield Building
Royal Stoke University Hospital
Newcastle Road
Stoke on Trent
01782 228411