Current Vacancies

Fixed Term Appointment (ST3-7 Level) in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Specialty Registrar

Main area
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Specialty Registrar
Fixed Term
Full or Part Time
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Royal Gwent Hospital
Newport, SE Wales
£30,606 to £48,124 pro rata, per annum
02/07/2018 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

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All applicants are invited to apply in welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.



Are you looking to enhance your career portfolio and continual learning plan within Obstetrics and Gynaecology? If so then our current opening is the perfect opportunity for you.

The post holder will be provided support and formal clinical supervision by Consultants to further their career portfolio and will be granted study and annual leave as that of recognised training posts. They will be encouraged and expected to participate in audits, reviews, journal club presentations, Departmental meetings and teaching.

The Unit offers a very active and exciting post-graduate teaching programme.  There are excellent Postgraduate Medical facilities available in a recently refurbished Postgraduate Centre.

The post is initially available for 12 months, but will be assessed in the initial contract period and extension may be granted subject to satisfactory appraisal up to 24 months. 

The post will be primarily based at Royal Gwent Hospital but may have duties in one or more of the other hospitals in the Health Board, as we work towards the opening of our exciting new Specialist and Critical Care Centre at the University Grange Hospital in Cwmbran in 2021.

The City of Newport is surrounded by beautiful landscapes including the Wye Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the undulating Vale of Usk, famous for its salmon fishing, the Brecon Beacons National Park and Forest of Dean – both less than an hour’s drive from Newport. Newport is just 90 minutes from London by rail with direct coach services from Heathrow and Gatwick airports and other major centres. Cardiff and Bristol international airports are within an hour’s drive.

We want Aneurin Bevan University Health Board to be an enjoyable and fulfilling place to work. We know that feeling valued at work has a positive impact on both staff and patients. Aneurin Bevan University Health Board expects a high standard of behaviour treating patients, their families, the public and colleagues with dignity and respect at all times. All staff are expected to carry out their roles with dedication and a commitment to the NHS and its core values.

For further information about the Health Board and hospitals please see the Aneurin Bevan Health Board web site.

This position involves Regulated Activity with adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:


  • Enhanced check with barred list information, including   
  • Applicants must hold or be eligible to hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC.
  • - an adults barred list check

Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.


Applicants for LAS or fixed term posts covering recognised training posts are consenting through application for this post to the sharing of their name, professional registration number, type and duration of contract with the Wales Deanery.


Course Funding: Please note that unless agreed by the Division in advance, course funding is not available for Clinical Fellow or fixed term cover for training grades.

Career Support: Although this is a non-training post, the post holder will have a Clinical and Educational Supervisor to guide them with their career progression. They will also be involved, along with the lead consultant, to provide support for improvement of services in an area of their interest.

This post is not included on the current UK Shortage Occupation List and is subject to the rules outlined in the attachment ‘Resident Labour Market Test Guidance’.

On the closure date, this post will have been advertised for 28 days within a consecutive 3 month period and all applications submitted in the first and second round will be considered

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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

Mrs Kumar, Clinical Director, Obstetrics and Gynaecology on 01633 234624.

If you have problems applying, contact

01633 623931