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Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full time - 10 sessions per week
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Hull Royal Infirmary
£88,364 - £119,133 per annum
09/10/2022 23:59

Job overview

This is an exciting opportunity to join our expanding department with a remit to work within the multi-disciplinary team to provide and further develop care for women.

The service is delivered across two hospital sites, Castle Hill Hospital (CHH) and Hull Royal Infirmary (HRI).  Although the posts will be based at the Women and Children's Hospital, which is located at HRI, there may be a requirement to support activities at both sites. 

The successful applicants will be expected to provide general gynaecological and obstetrics care – outpatients and theatre lists to support the management of patients accessing the service. 

Main duties of the job

The department has a commitment to a high level of training for all grades of staff working in maternity and the post holder will be expected to take an active part in providing this training. The post holder will be expected to take the lead in developing services, guidelines and standards for the care of women.

Options in relation to the labour ward cover are being reviewed currently in line with RCOG and national guidance and the successful applicants will be expected to work as resident on call with 2 junior doctors, one of Registrar level.

Please include in the additional information section of the application form the name of you current responsible officer, their contact details and your date of revalidation.

Working for our organisation

At HUTH we agree that COVID-19 vaccinations are safe, effective and have been extensively studied.  The best way to protect yourself, your family, our patients and our colleagues is to be fully vaccinated.

On this basis, HUTH have decided if you are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 you cannot be employed by us. If you believe that you are medically exempt from receiving COVID-19 vaccinations please contact our Employee Service Centre Helpdesk on: for further information before completing an application.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £500 million. The Trust employs around 11,000  staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration
  • Entry onto the GMC Specialist Register or eligible for entry within 6 months of the date of the Advisory Appointments Committee
  • Worked in the UK within the last 6 months
Desirable criteria
  • MD or other postgraduate qualification


Essential criteria
  • Management of general Obstetric and Gynaecological disorders

Clinical Expertise in Speciality/Sub-specialty

Essential criteria
  • CCT in Obstetrics and Gynaecology or equivalent
  • ATSM in Advanced Labour ward practice or ATSM in Labour ward lead
Desirable criteria
  • ATSM or similar experience in Benign Gynaecological Surgery-hysteroscopy

Management Experience

Essential criteria
  • A broad understanding of NHS structure and management
Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience of managerial role in NHS

Academic Achievements Research and Publications

Essential criteria
  • Ability to implement, develop and complete research projects
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of published papers in peer reviewed journals and presentations at National Meetings

Clinical Audit

Essential criteria
  • A clear understanding of the process and its role in the maintenance and raising of standards. A commitment to utilising clinical audit as a tool for raising standards
  • Evidence of completed audit projects

Personal Skills

Essential criteria
  • Ability to work and communicate within a multidisciplinary team
  • Presentation skills
  • Teaching undergraduates and post graduates
Desirable criteria
  • Flexible approach to work

Personal Qualities

Essential criteria
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Reliable work record

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mrs Jane Allen
Job title
Clinical Director Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Email address
Telephone number
01482 382650