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Consultant Obstetrician with Termination Service posted by Liverpool Womens NHS Foundation Trust

Full Time
Liverpool Women's Foundation Trust Hospital, Liverpool
£77,913 - £105,042 / year
NHS Band 9

Job Description

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 facebook.com/healthylvpool. 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.


Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust is seeking a substantive consultant to join its existing team in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The post is to strengthen the existing team providing high-risk antenatal, intrapartum and post-partum care. The service currently provide services for Merseyside, Cheshire and North-Wales and anticipate an increase in demand.

There are joint specialist clinics for maternal disorders including diabetes, haematology, rheumatology, cardiology and neurology. It is also met by High Risk Obstetric clinics using pathways for management to increase care closer to home whilst maintaining a high standard of complex care for Obstetric complications. The service currently provides 91 hours consultant delivery suite cover but are considering altering the existing model to increase prospective cover and address the requirements for seven day working, initially with 112 hours and then 168 hours consultant cover on delivery suite

Within the gynaecology department the termination service is well established with in the Bedford Clinic. The successful candidate will be expected to update the service with respect to developing manual vacuum aspiration for earlier gestation's and potentially for developing as service for surgical terminations of pregnancy beyond 14 weeks.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Candidates are invited to contact Mark Clement-Jones, Clinical Director Maternity, on [Click here to apply] ext. 4271




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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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