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Main area obstertrics and Gynaecology Grade NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant Contract Fixed term: 6 months Hours Full time – 40 hours per week (10 PAs) Job ref M4735476

Site Croydon University Hospital Town Croydon Salary £88,364 – £119,133 . Salary period Yearly Closing 02/01/2023 08:00

Croydon is a busy, exciting and diverse place to work. The borough has one of the youngest populations in London and continues to grow.

Croydon Health Services cares for local people at Croydon University Hospital, Purley Memorial Hospital and in clinics and people’s homes all across the borough.

We are a very close-knit and friendly organisation where everyone of our 3600 members of staff is valued. We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest asset and so through Listening into Action – our way of engaging staff – we empower everyone at any level to initiate and bring about real improvements in our care.

Join us and be a part of the team that is making Croydon proud. #choosecroydon

Job overview

We are looking to recruit a locum consultant in general gynaecology. The post is intended to deal with an increase demand in out-patient and elective activities. This is a fixed term contract for 6 months initially with the possibility of extension. The clinical sessions are flexible and may be either out-patient activity or surgical. The post carries no on-call or obstetric activity.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work within the multi–disciplinary team providing, and further developing care of patients in the trust. In addition, the individual will be required to play an active role in the general workload of the department while having a significant commitment to teaching and training of junior staff and the subspecialty trainee. 

This is a locum Consultant post. The remit of the postholder will be to contribute to benign gynaecology service. In addition, the individual will be required to play an active role in the general workload of the department while having a significant commitment to teaching and training of junior staff.

Working for our organisation

Croydon Health Services is an integrated care organisation providing hospital and community services from a number of locations throughout Croydon. It comprises the former Croydon Community Health Services and Croydon University Hospital. Croydon University Hospital is a large urban DGH with links to a tertiary unit

Croydon Health Services provides integrated NHS services to care for people at home, in schools, and health clinics across the borough as well as at Croydon University Hospital (CUH) and Purley War Memorial Hospital. CUH provides more than 100 specialist services and is home to the borough’s only Emergency Department and 24/7 maternity services, including a labour ward, midwifery-led birth centre and the Crocus home-birthing team.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The post will be based in the dedicated obstetrics and gynaecology department at Croydon University Hospital within Croydon Health Services and other work locations including off site working may be agreed in your Job Plan where appropriate.

Person specification


  • Membership of the Royal College of obstetricians and gynaecologist or equivalent
  • Name on Specialist Register on date of appointment
  • ATSM in Advanced Antenatal care or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration


  • Experience in maternal medicine
  • Manage benign gynaecology conditions
  • Manage high risk obstetric patients

We particularly welcome applications from black, asian and minority ethnic candidates as there is an under-representation at senior level within Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.

We offer many flexible and part-time working opportunities and all of our substantive & Fixed Term employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, including parking, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme. We value diversity and promote equality of opportunity.


Please note that no job offer or volunteer placement will be made until satisfactory references have been received. You are asked to provide email addresses for all referees, and ensure their accuracy before submitting your application.

If you need to discuss any reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act, require the application form in a different format or would like advice in regard to the recruitment process, please email the South West London Recruitment Hub @

For Nursing:- khft.recruitmenthubnursing@nhs.net 

For Non-Nursing:- khft.recruitmenthubnonnursing@nhs.net 

In submitting an application form, you authorise our Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process, if applicable, should you be appointed.


Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.

If you decide to apply for this post, but do not hear back from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.


Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website. Please note, we are unable to sponsor a candidate for a visa on a bank contract.

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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.

Job Category: Medicine
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Croydon

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