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Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Job Reference: 249-MED9990166

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
£77,913 - £105,042

The Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Swindon is proud to have a team of 4,558 highly skilled, kind and compassionate staff that deliver high quality care for our patients. We are an ambitious and progressive Foundation Trust, committed to continuing our quality journey so that we can exceed our patients and clients expectations. The Trust provides acute services from the Great Western Hospital and community healthcare services across Swindon.



Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Special interest

Maternal Medicine & Ambulatory Gynaecology

The Great Western Hospital in Swindon would like to appoint a consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with a special interest in Maternal Medicine & Ambulatory Gynaecology. This replacement post is vacant from the 1st April 2019.

The post is full time 10 PA’s per week

The post requires training in all aspects of general obstetrics and gynaecology, and the appointee should have experience of Maternal Medicine & Ambulatory Gynaecology.

The Trust has approximately 5000 deliveries per year, with both Consultant and Midwifery Led Care. There is a single Obstetric Ward with both antenatal and postnatal patients and an excellent ultrasound service is supplemented with specialist biophysical profile and Doppler services. There is also close links with Oxford, and Bristol for further obstetric ultrasound procedures and for neonatal surgery.

The Great western NHS Foundation Trust opened in December 2002 and the White Horse Birthing Centre was opened in March 2011 for the delivery of women classified as low risk at the onset of labour main delivery suite, this is on the same floor as the Delivery Suite.

Swindon is a thriving town set between the Cotswolds to the North and West, the Upper Thames valley to the East, and the Marlborough Downs to the South. The Trust catchment population is currently over 300,000. Neighbouring rural towns and villages are attractive and accessible and include Marlborough, Cirencester and Malmsbury. There is a thriving local theatre and two large cinema complexes. Other cultural opportunities abound in London, Bristol, Oxford and Bath, all of which are within one hour by car with excellent links by public transport. The rail journey to London Paddington, takes approximately 55 minutes from Swindon.

For more information or to arrange an informal visit please contact

Mr Kevin Jones; Clinical Lead Number: 01793 604936

Dr Lucy Grain; Associate Medical Director 01793 604921








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Application information:

The vacancy will close as soon as sufficient applications are received.

All new starters with the Trust will be subject to a six month probationary period, with the exception of medical and dental candidates.

Current employees should be aware that this position is advertised as a GWH position and appointment ends any TUPE protection.

All candidates are required to pay for their own DBS check where applicable. Standard DBS check costs £26 and will be recovered from the first months pay; Enhanced DBS check costs £44 and will be recovered over the first 2 months pay. (£22 per month)

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Apprentices are exempt from DBS payment.

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