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Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

UK-Birmingham | - £78k-£105k | Health Care

Recruiter: NHS

UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.

Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Medical Workforce Team phone number: 0121 424 8993 (Option 4, then option 1).

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Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

The Obstetrics and Gynaecology service at Birmingham Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull is one of the largest services in the UK and is part of the Birmingham Local Maternity System which also includes Birmingham Women’s & Children’s Hospital. The service is recruiting to two Consultant vacancies.

The Trust is committed to delivering the highest quality obstetric and gynaecological services to large, diverse communities across Birmingham, Solihull and Sutton Coldfield. The obstetric service delivers over 10,000 women per year and works collaboratively with a multi professional team, medical specialities and intensivists to deliver a range of specialist services. There is a commensurate large gynaecology workload with different sub-specialties including uro-gynaecology, fertility and early pregnancy loss.

The successful candidate will join a highly experienced, motivated and dynamic team of 34 consultants working across the three hospital sites of Birmingham Heartlands, Solihull and Good Hope and engage in robust clinical governance and undergraduate and postgraduate training and education. Participation in research is expected and we have an active research group linked to the universities of Warwick and Birmingham.

Both post has 10 Programmed activities with on-call for Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital and will participate in the Obstetrics Labour Ward on-site presence until 2300 hours and out of hours On-Call and gynaecology On-Call.

Post One: Obstetrics with special interest in maternal medicine

The successful applicant will have experience of working in a high risk obstetric unit, undertaking C-sections, antenatal clinics and ward rounds.

Interview Date: 3rd April 2019

For any informal meetings or discussions, please contact Dr Pratima Gupta, Deputy Divisional Director, Women’s and Children’s, Mr Amar Chandock, Clinical Service Lead, Gynaecology and Mr Amit Chaudhuri Clinical Service Lead, Obstetrics on 0121 424 7786 or email

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All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences‎.

Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users



Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.




Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

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