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Obs and Gynae
NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee (ST1/2)
6 months (Fixed term contract to start as soon as possible)
Full time - 40 hours per week
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London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
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Northwick Park Hospital
£33,790 - £44,705 per annum
Salary period
Today at 08:00

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COVID-19 Vacancy Junior clinical fellow in obstetrics and gynaecology

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee (ST1/2)

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:

  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country’s top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark’s Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.  

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • Honesty
  • Equality
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Teamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

LNWUH is a flexible working friendly organisation, we want you to be able to work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Please speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern.  If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Job overview

We are looking to recruit 2 enthusiastic clinical fellows at senior house officer level to start as soon as possible. The appointed post holders will take part in a cross-site rota working at Ealing, Northwick Park and Central Middlesex hospitals. We are looking for at least a 6 month-1year contract with the possibility to extend.

This is a non-training post but with plenty of opportunities for valuable experience and progression through a non-training route.

Main duties of the job

Taking part in a 1:12 on call rota covering obstetrics and gynaecology. Day time on calls on labour ward and gynaecology are separate

Day time duties include covering antenatal clinics, gynaecology clinics, postnatal ward, day assessment unit, early pregnancy unit, elective caesarean section lists and gynaecology theatres. There will be availability for special interest sessions, potential for audits and quality improvement projects and excellent support in our busy and diverse unit.

Working for our organisation

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated care Trusts in the country bringing together hospital and community services across the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing.  Our 9,000 staff, including 1,300 doctors and 4,000 nurses and serves a diverse population of approximately 850,000. The Trust was established in October 2014 following the merger of The North West London Hospitals NHS Trust and Ealing Hospital NHS Trust and has an annual budget of over £640 million.

This is a pivotal time for the Trust as we pursue a transformational programme of activity to improve the way healthcare is delivered across the acute and community settings in North West London. To evolve as an organisation, we must create an identity and culture that will support the ambitions we have for our services ‘to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being compassionate, responsive and innovative.’

During this exciting period of opportunity and change, we have a clear plan to address our challenges and with the commitment of our teams we are making significant progress.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

This post will ideally suit a doctor planning to complete the non-training route of specialisation or someone who has finished their foundation program and want to gain some experience before applying for a national training number.


Person specification:

Essential - GMC registered medical practioner

GMC recognised primary medical degree (MBBS)

Completion of foundation program or equivalent NHS experience

Desirable - MRCOG part 1, Experience in O&G, 

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • GMC registration
  • MBBS
Desirable criteria
  • MRCOG Part 1


Essential criteria
  • Previous clinical attachment in UK
  • Completed foundation program or equivalent
Desirable criteria
  • Previous gynaecology experience at SHO level

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Miss Carina Johnstone-Ayliffe
Job title
Consultant in Obstetric & Gynaecology
Email address
Telephone number
07970 311882
Additional information

Miss Carina Johnstone-Ayliffe MRCS MRCOG

College Tutor
Deputy Lead for Gynae-Oncology
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
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