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LAS (ST3+) in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

LAS (ST3+)

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Obstetrics & Gynaecology
LAS (ST3+)
Fixed Term - 1 year
Full Time
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Dorset County Hospital
25/10/2018 23:59

Outstanding Care, Outstanding Careers


Outstanding Hospital

We are the largest and most diverse employer in West Dorset with over 3,000 staff providing an acute hospital service to a population of over 250,000.

Our Mission is to provide outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them and to achieve this we ensure our values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Excellence is at the core of everything we do.

Outstanding Location

West Dorset with its outstanding scenery and rugged coastline is characterised by a number of small towns, each with a distinct identity. The coastline is protected by World Heritage as a site of outstanding natural beauty.

Dorchester is an intriguing mix of historic and the modern, with the new Brewery Square development offering a vibrant and sophisticated leisure and shopping complex.

The local schools are amongst the best in the country with a mix of public and private education.

The hospital is close to the town centre of Dorchester, and has excellent bus and rail networks, making the major centres of Bournemouth, Bath, Southampton, Exeter and Bristol easily accessible

Outstanding Rewards

NHS Discount Scheme – free to join and a huge range of discounts for NHS staff

Childcare Support – our staff receive discounted rates at Sunny Days Nurseries and we also provide a childcare voucher scheme.

Cycle to Work Scheme – we run a Cycle to Work Scheme, offering savings on the cost of a new bike plus cycling equipment

Pension – the NHS offers one of the UK’s best pension schemes with an excellent package of benefits

Flexible working – a range options including compressed hours, term-time contracts and part-time working

Staff Recognition – as well as regular appraisals, local and corporate inductions, we recognise the great work of our staff through the Monthly Hospital Heroes Award and the Annual Gem Awards

Employee Support and Wellbeing– A free, confidential counselling service for both work and non-work related matters. A physiotherapy service is also available.

Outstanding Career





LAS (ST3+) in Obstetrics & Gynaecology



Applications are invited for the above vacancy at Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester. Applicants must have full GMC registration with a licence to practice, MRCOG part II, a minimum of 3 years clinical experience in Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Registrar or equivalent level.


The middle grades participate in a rota based on 40 hours full shift which is EWTD compliant. The trust doctor will be attending major inpatient operating lists to enhance/develop their surgical skills in abdominal and vaginal open surgery. The other duties of the post include covering labour ward, gynaecology and antenatal care clinics and day case surgery.


The Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department has a broad range of training opportunities and the successful candidate will be offered the opportunity of continuing professional development, including training in non-clinical aspects of the post. Additionally the post holder would be expected to participate in peer supervision and team training programmes.


The post is fixed term for 1 year.



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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

For details about this post, please contact Miss Alison Cooper, Clinical Director, Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist on 01305 255532 or Shirley Goodchild, Assistant Service Manager, Family Services on 01305 254139

If you have problems applying, contact

01305 255874