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Clinical Fellow, ST1-3 level

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
Depending on experience per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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The post is a fixed term for 6 months in the first instance, with the opportunity to extend by mutual agreement. This an exciting opportunity for an experienced, dynamic and well-motivated doctor to join our busy unit.

There is the opportunity to support the candidate gain experience in the Royal College of O& G core curriculum. Educational and Clinical supervision will be provided, and the candidate will be encouraged to engage with the eportfolio to document training competencies. In addition to clinical experience, there is the opportunity to develop teaching skills due to the close links to King's College London School of Medicine. Further opportunities will include participation in clinical governance processes and presentation of audit projects.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will participate in the 1:13 full shift rota providing cover for both Obstetrics and Gynaecology in a three-tier system. The on-call team comprises an SHO (two SHOs 0800-1700), two registrars and a Consultant. The consultant is resident from 0800 - 2000 to support high-quality care and outstanding training opportunities.

This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to develop skills towards specialty O& G applications or gaining experience of NHS systems.

About us

The service is arranged across two main sites with some limited surgical services at the Queen Mary's Hospital site.There are currently delivery suites on the QEW andUHL sites. Across the Trust we currently deliver around 11,000 babies each year and this is expected to rise.This makes the trust one of the biggest providers of Obstetric services in the UK. There are around 13,000 elective and emergency gynaecology admissions each year with a mixture of day case and main theatres lists. There are 38,000 outpatient contacts in a gynaecology clinic setting. Services include colposcopy, urogynaecology, infertility, outpatient hysteroscopy and cancer services organised with the regional centre.

Specialist Obstetric services include fetal medicine, diabetes, HIV, mental health and twin antenatal clinics. There is the agreement for the development of a newmidwifery led unit on the QE site in the near future. Emergency gynaecology admissionsare admitted through the Queen Elizabeth andUniversity HospitalLewishamsites.

Job description

Job responsibilities

There will be opportunities to support the development of specialist skills with sessions dedicated to the specialist interest of the candidate e.g. Colposcopy, early pregnancy scanning, Minimal access clinics etc.

Day case work and out-patient clinic services are provided across the two sites The increased size of the trust means that there will be opportunities to increase and improve specialist gynaecology services. There are currently 24 consultants in Womens Services all of deliver both Obstetrics and Gynaecology services.

The management structure for the trust is based on six directorates Obstetrics & Gynaecology is in the Directorate of Women & Sexual Health.

Person Specification



  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • Has full GMC registration with a licence to practice
  • Evidence of good written and verbal communication skills


  • MRCOG Part 1 (UK) or equivalent
  • Completion of multiprofessional training in emergencies e.g. Prompt

Clinical Experience


  • Experience of NHS hospital medicine
  • oCompletion of multiprofessional training in emergencies e.g. Prompt

Other Attributes


  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Enquiring, critical approach to work.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust


Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Stadium Road


SE18 4QH

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