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Locum Consultant

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Fixed term
10 sessions
Job ref
Wrexham Maelor
04/07/2019 23:59

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.


Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities. Visit our web site today:


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Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.






Applications are invited for one full time resident locum consultant post in Obstetrics and Gynaecology based at the Wrexham Maelor Hospital (WMH) in North Wales. This is a post to cover long term sickness of a consultant colleague. The post comes with ten programmed activities and a hybrid job-plan. This involves out of hours duties as resident on call during twilight shifts and weeknights but no weekends on call. The post holder is expected to contribute to the provision of consultant led general obstetrics and gynaecology services and provide support to EWTD compliant middle grade rota. The post is for a period of six months initially with further possible extension for another six months pending satisfactory review.

The appointee is expected to demonstrate special interest in labour ward management and high risk obstetrics to complement the current team of twelve consultants with a wide range of special interests. Advance laparoscopic skills are desirable. Flexibility and commitment to teaching and training is an essential prerequisite for these posts. Entry on specialist register or within six months of attaining CCT (completion of training) at the date of interview will be required.

WMH based at Wrexham along with Glan Clwyd and Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor form Betswi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB), the largest health board in Wales. WMH is a busy district general hospital with approximately 2700 deliveries per annum. It offers a full range of obstetrics and gynaecology services including foetal medicine, high risk obstetrics, minimal access surgery, urogynaecology, colposcopy and one stop gynaecology clinics.

We are an equal opportunity employer and operate a non smoking policy.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Further information may be obtained from Mrs. Kalpana Upadhyay, Clinical Director on 01978 725665 or email