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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/02/2020.

Locum Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2 posts)

Job Reference: 262-A-20-66654

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (NCIC)
261 200005 CIC Gynaecology Med Staff
Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle
£79,860-£107,668 per annum

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) and North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust (NCUH) have merged to form North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (NCIC). Joining forces is an historic step in the journey to truly join up health and care services for a happier, healthier population in Cumbria. As a result of the two organisations working closely together with our partners we are already being regarded nationally as a leading edge integrated care system.

The Trust encourages applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries and is committed to having a workforce that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a generalist obstetrician and gynaecologist with extensive responsibilities in obstetrics, acute and general gynaecology. The main base will be Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. He/she may have to perform some clinical duties in Whitehaven hospital including a daytime on-call in Whitehaven. The successful candidate will provide general obstetric and acute gynaecology services and contribute to the on call rota, labour ward leadership and obstetric risk management. He/she will also be expected to have a broad experience in obstetrics and labour ward management. SPA time will be used for clinical management duties, clinical audit, research, clinical governance, teaching and training, and reflective practice.

The department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is part of the Integrated Pathways Care Group. The service is currently provided by a consultant-led service at Cumberland infirmary (6 WTE consultants) and at West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven (5 WTE consultants). We currently have 2 WTE vacant posts.

At both West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven and the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle there is a dedicated Out-Patient Suite with an Early Pregnancy Unit, Colposcopy and Rapid Access Clinics, Delivery Suite, Maternity Ward, day surgery unit, maternity day assessment unit and MLU.

As a Locum Consultant you will be required to participate in Consultant Appraisal and Job Plan Reviews on an annual basis and the revalidation process in line with your professional registration.

The successful candidate will be expected to work across the two hospital sites (Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle and the West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven).

Relocation assistance of up to £8,000 may be available for successful applicants moving to the area.

Arrangements for visiting may be made by contacting Mr V Ravimohan, Clinical Director Tel No 01228 814211

Closing date: 6th February 2020

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