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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/04/2022.

Gynaecologist

Job Reference: L24-BF-LON-GYNAE

Employer:
British Pregnancy Advisory Service (bpas)
Department:
Fertility - IVF
Location:
London
Salary:
Negotiable - depending on experience

British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) is the UK’s largest independent women’s reproductive healthcare charity. We work mainly on behalf of the NHS across the country providing abortion, contraception, STI testing & treatment. Soon we are launching BPAS Fertility. We specialise in evidence-based, not-for-profit care.


BPAS Fertility are looking to appoint a gynaecologist to take medical responsibility for our recently established and successful assisted conception service in London.

This is an exciting opportunity which needs a highly motivated individual prepared to think out of the box and be comfortable with working in an innovative service model which challenges common practice.

About BPAS Fertility:

This service has been established in response to both very limited NHS funding and the rising costs of private assisted conception treatment. BPAS fertility comprises a full assisted conception service in London and satellite units in Peterborough and Swindon where nurses/midwives carry out consultations, ultrasound scans and cycle management.

About the role:

The successful applicant will have overall medical responsibility for the new assisted conception service and will have the opportunity to have a significant contribution in shaping and growing BPAS fertility. There will be opportunities to participate in research projects and in-service development.

Other duties include:

  • To be responsible for Egg collections and Embryo transfers
  • To carry out patient consultations and pre-treatment assessments if needed, ensuring that patients questions are fully answered, and they understand the process fully.
  • To undertake transabdominal and transvaginal ultrasound scanning for cycle monitoring and ovarian reserve assessments.
  • To perform Surgical sperm collection under local anaesthesia or under conscious sedation.
  • To perform Fluid sonogram, HyCoSy
  • To perform Ultrasound guided paracentesis5.7 To carry out Hysteroscopy as an outpatient.

About you:

BPAS is looking for a gynaecologist with significant experience in working in an assisted conception unit, knowledge of the HFEA Code of Practice and previous experience in research and teaching. They will have completed subspecialty training in reproductive medicine and be on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register.

They will join a team of highly skilled and motivated nurses, midwives, doctors, embryologists, administrators and counsellors to collaboratively provide excellent not-for-profit, patient-centred, evidence-based fertility treatment.

What we can offer you:

BPAS has generous benefits including life assurance cover, 34 days annual leave per year and a defined contribution pension scheme – you will also have access to our employee benefits programme through BHSF which includes specially selected health and wellbeing products and services, as well as lifestyle offers to meet the needs of you and your family. This includes various salary sacrifice schemes, alongside free counselling services and access to free private GP appointments. There is also access to BHSF’s online discounts site, providing a wide range of savings and special offers.

Further Information:

Salary: Competitive - negotiable depending on experience
Location: 1-5 Christopher Place, Chalton Street, NW1 1JF London
Hours: Part time or full-time hours will be considered. Please state your preference on your application form.

There is a requirement for the successful candidate to be part of an on-call rota (1 in 4 weeks) this will attract extra renumeration.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Marta Jansa Perez, Director of Embryology via email at marta.jansa-perez@bpas.org

BPAS Fertility. Evidence-based, not-for-profit care.




We don’t just offer choice to our clients - We also offer it to you. An excellent supportive and friendly working environment with comprehensive training and development opportunities provided. Come and join the BPAS team in the exciting area of reproductive healthcare.

Interested so far? Don't delay, apply today! Complete an online application form via NHS Jobs. (We do reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice, in the event of high volumes of interest). For further information please contact us on via email recruitment@bpas.org

The Small Print: All applicants must be pro-choice. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, unfortunately you will not have been shortlisted on this occasion.

References: All offers of employment are conditional based on satisfactory pre-employment checks. We require applicants to provide 3 years of employment references including information on reasons for leaving and any gaps in employment.

COVID-19: BPAS encourages all applicants to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and we invite you to share evidence of your vaccination status. This is in addition to the requirement to provide evidence of vaccination/immunity against the following conditions of Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella for clinical roles directly involved in patient care.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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