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Consultant in Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Obstetrics and Gynaecology
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
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£77,913 - £105,042
31/10/2018 23:59

Please note that if you apply for a position with this Trust, you may be contacted via Trac or via email. This includes invites for job interviews. We therefore recommend that you regularly check your Trac Account and email accounts.

Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.



Bristol has again been named as the UK’s most desirable location in the Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide.

Described as “a small city that feels like a big city” it was praised for being “handily placed for seaside and scenery” but “hardly cut off” “cool, classy and supremely creative”

We are delighted to invite applications for a substantive Fetal Medicine Consultant.

North Bristol NHS Trust is the largest Trust in the South West region and one of the largest Trusts in the country. The Trust provides medical, surgical, neonatal and maternity care for its local population of approximately a million people in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. The Trust also provides regional services in neurosciences, orthopaedics, pathology, plastic surgery and burns, renal medicine and transplant and urology and is the major trauma centre for the West Country.

The successful candidate will join the dynamic team of 15 Consultants in Women’s Health at Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust. We are one of the largest maternity units in the Southwest and deliver over 6,000 babies a year. We have specialist obstetric services in maternal medicine, perinatal mental health and an expanding service in abnormally invasive placenta. We work closely with our midwifery units – an alongside unit based in Southmead and the freestanding birthsuite at Cosham.

The Women and Children’s services are delivered in close adjacency to the new Brunel Building which was opened in 2014. This allows excellent proximity to the teams required for complex maternity care. The Trust has teaching status and is linked with the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England.

Applicants are required to be on the Specialist Register and have CCT in Obstetrics and Gynaecology or be within six months of obtaining it by the interview date. Full registration with the GMC is essential. The post is based at Southmead Hospital. The appointee will be required to reside not more than 30 minutes travel by road from base hospital, for on-call purposes. Experience and familiarity with UK hospital systems and practices or equivalent is essential. The successful candidates will be employed under Terms & Conditions of Service for Consultants (England) 2003.

If you are shortlisted we will contact you via email with details of your interview of which you will need to confirm your attendance. Therefore it is important that you check your online account regularly.

Salary scale YC72:£77,913 to £105,042 per annum

Closing Date: Wednesday 31st October 2018 (midnight)

Interview Date: Tuesday 27th November 2018


CV’s are not used in the shortlisting process. If you are shortlisted your CV will be made available to the Formal and Informal interview panel.

For Consultant expenses related to this post, please refer to the document on NHS Jobs

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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

For further details / informal visits contact:

Further details available from, Dr Sonia Barnfield, Speciality Lead for Obstetrics or Dr Paul Mannix, Clinical Director, Tel: 0117 414 6738.

If you have problems applying, contact

0117 3406734