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Consultant – Gynaecological Oncologist and Surgeon

Job Reference: 159-DOC-18-19

Liverpool Womens NHS Foundation Trust
Gynae oncology
Crown street, Liverpool
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum

Liverpool Women’s delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and their families. Each year we deliver over 8,300 babies, carry out over 10,000 gynaecological procedures, and care for over 1,000 poorly and preterm newborns, making us the specialist provider of health services for women, babies and their families in Europe.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, and, after featuring on One Born Every Minute, Miracle Babies and Special Baby Unit, our teams are famous across the world for their professionalism, skill and compassion.

Liverpool Women’s Hospital clinical services are currently being reviewed by NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group, following work done by our clinicians in presenting a powerful case for change in the Future Generations Strategy.

A useful information booklet is available about the proposed changes which can be downloaded from the Healthy Liverpool website This booklet clearly states that ‘there is absolutely no threat to the services themselves – this is about making what we have even better and protecting services for the future’.

Liverpool Women’s has an excellent reputation and is a centre of excellence. It is an exciting environment to work in and a great place to develop your career for many years to come.

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

This is a whole time substantive post in gynaecology. It is based at the Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust with sessions at University Hospital, Aintree. We are looking for a keen and enthusiastic applicant to join the current Gynae Oncology department. The job plan will be tailored to the skill set of the successful applicant.

Opened in 1995, the amalgamated the obstetric, gynaecological and neonatal services provided for the women and babies of Liverpool. This 250 bed hospital delivers approximately 8400 babies annually and provides a range of subspecialty services and training programmes in each of the four subspecialty areas. A 40 cot Regional Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is available on-site.

The Liverpool Women’s Hospital Crown Street is a stand-alone unit, situated three quarters of a mile from the main acute provider, the Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospital and Liverpool University. It has its own on-site gynaecological emergency room, dealing with approximately 350 attendances and 50 admissions weekly. Gynaecological Subspecialties include Reproductive Medicine, Gynaecological Oncology and Urogynaecology. The University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the Regional Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics Departments are located on the same site.

Comprehensive outpatient obstetric and gynaecology services are also provided to the northern parts of the City of Liverpool from a recently renovated building on the University Hospital Aintree site,

The successful candidate will play an important role with the current Gynaecological Oncology team in developing Oncology services within Liverpool, Merseyside and Cheshire. The successful candidate will be expected to lead on the development of new pathways and support the senior management team in shaping the future strategy of the gynaecology service within a specialist tertiary centre.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Candidates are invited to arrange a meeting with Andrew Drakeley, Consultant Gynaecologist and Clinical Director for Gynaecology and the Hewitt Fertility Centre, and Robert Macdonald, Clinical Lead for Cancer. Telephone 0151 708 9988.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred 3rd party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Liverrpool Women's Foundation Trust (LWH) Hospital transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

LWH is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to providing services which embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community to enable us to reflect diversity and improve the delivery of the services.

We are committed to ensuring that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

As a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum selection criteria at each stage of the selection process.

The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of staff from LGBT backgrounds . We would therefore encourage applications from a wide range of backgrounds to improve the diversity of our workforce and to better reflect the communities we serve across Merseyside and Cheshire.

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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.

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