About the Job

Are you a dedicated Obstetrician seeking a new challenge in your career? Look no further! We're thrilled to announce an opening for a Locum Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in the East Midlands, UK. 6-month and 12-month contracts are available. 

The area offers the best of both worlds - cosmopolitan city life and stunning countryside

This post joins a dedicated Fetal Medicine team comprising 1 other subspecialist consultant in fetal medicine, 4 fetal medicine special interest consultants, 52 fetal medicine midwives, 3 screening midwives, a Fetal Medicine Support Worker and secretarial support. The FMU uses a dedicated GE Voluson E8 /10 machines (with a full range of 3/4D volume acquisition, STIC, TUI, and other scanning modalities) and a Viewpoint FM database for reporting.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to and develop their research output and to represent the FMU and Trust at national and international meetings. In addition, they will be mentored and supported to increase their clinical and organisational expertise and experience.

The unit has well-established links to allied regional services, such as clinical genetics, paediatric cardiology, and paediatric surgery, and has an excellent record in managing all our FM cases, including delivery.

In addition, there is the expectation to be involved in region-wide MDTs and meetings following the creation of formal Midlands-wide Fetal Medicine and Maternal Medicine networks.

There is a dedicated 1:14 Service week 9 am -5 pm. There is a 1:14 on-call with 5 5-hour resident sessions covering the Delivery suite/ Maternity unit on weekdays and evenings, with an allied 14-hour non-resident on-call overnight. 1:14 9 hours split weekends daytime resident and overnight on call are included. On the call cover is prospective. There are no resident night-time sessions. There are 17 dedicated obstetricians and 3 other consultants in both Obstetrics and Gynaecology who provide obstetric emergency, in-patient, and out-patient services along with a large team of junior and SAS staff.

Trust Infomation 

  • Hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily
  • See more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust - over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day - 6th largest in the country
  • Hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.
  • Carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • One of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • Carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day

What’s on offer for you?

  • Salary scale between £99,532 £ 131,964
  • Generously funded study leave is available.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Blue light discounts

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of the highest clinical standards in the management of obstetric patients.

  • To share with colleagues' responsibility for the day-to-day management of the obstetric service.

  •  Participate in the work and development of the Fetal and Maternal Medicine Departments.

  • Teaching and training of trainee medical staff, medical students, and midwives

  •  Active participation in both departmental and Trust matters concerning clinical governance and audit.


  • MRCOG is essential
  • ATSM in Fetal Medicine
  • Previous NHS UK experience is required
  • Full Specialist registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) or eligibility for re-registration

Please get in touch with a copy of your CV or simply email stuart@headmedical.com for more information and a detailed job spec. We would love to hear from you

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Stuart today.

stuart@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1096

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