Senior Clinical Fellow in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£35,940 to £56,510 an hour Per Annum
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Senior Clinical Fellow post in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

The post will be Fixed Term for 1 year (includes On calls) from Sept 2023.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Clinical Fellow (ST6 to post CCT) at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. This post is for a 12-month period. We can offer a senior clinical fellow experience in a range of areas including high-risk pregnancy, maternal medicine, risk management and patient safety.

The successful candidate will contribute to the senior on-call rota hence competence on labour ward at senior level (ST6+) is essential. There is opportunity to gain experience in the multiple pregnancy clinic, rainbow, and preterm birth clinics, endocrine, haematology and cardiac antenatal clinics as well as be involved in perinatal mortality review meetings, undertake audits, and develop guidelines. For a fellow interested in risk management and patient safety we can offer dedicated time to work within the multi-disciplinary risk management team, supported by the risk lead consultant to undertake serious incident review and service improvement.

This is an ideal post for an O&G specialist (including post CCT) to build on their previous experience, gain further training in an ATSM of interest and get hands on experience of risk management.

Main duties of the job

Applications are invited from an enthusiastic and committed doctor for the above post. The post holder will work within the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology both in University hospital of Wales and University hospital Llandough, supported by the friendlyconsultant team, according to individual specialist interest and need, they will be able to gain experience in high-risk pregnancy, maternal medicine or clinical risk management and patient safety.

The post holder will be given dedicated time around on-call duties tofurther their clinical experience or work within the risk management team to develop skills and understanding of risk processes in obstetrics, with facilitated shadowing of the patient safety team. They will be trained to undertake root cause analyses., The post holder will be expected to participate in audit and join in the educational programme ofthe unit in addition to participating in the on call rota.This is an ideal post for O&G specialists (including post CCT) to build on their previousexperience, gain further training in an ATSM of interest and get hands on experience of risk management.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is\Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and ourvision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiffand the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents

Person Specification



  • MBBS or Equivalent
  • MRCOG or Equivalent


  • A Teaching Course Qualification

Previous Experience


  • Experience of working at ST6 or above within the UK
  • Experince of small and large group teaching

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities


  • Demonstratable skills in written and spoken English adequate to enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues
  • Able to cope independently with common O&G emergencies


  • Good clinical practice (GCP)

Attitude, Aptitudes, Personal Characteristics


  • Motivated and Efficient
  • Able to relate to patients, staff and medical colleagues
  • Flexible, caring and hardworking
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Other Requirements - e.g. on call duty


  • Current GMC Certificate with a licence to practice
  • Satisfactory immigration status for length of contract
  • Satisfactory Health Clearance
  • Satisfactory DBS Clearance

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