(Coordinated by Health Education England working across Yorkshire and the Humber)

Health Education England Yorkshire and the Humber are co-ordinating Sub Specialty recruitment for a Trainee in Reproductive Medicine based at Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust,  Leeds Fertility, Seacroft Hospital.

The post is approved by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for sub-specialty training in reproductive medicine.

The Postgraduate Dean has confirmed that this post has the required education and staffing approval.

The appointment is for two or three years dependent upon previous research experience, renewable annually subject to satisfactory work and progress, as defined by the Higher Education England (HEE) / Yorkshire and the Humber regulations. To note research APM is also an acceptable route to research exemption, expectations of the RCOG surrounding this can be found here:

https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/careers-training/specialty-training-curriculum/subspecialty-training/introduction/research-component-of-subspecialty-training/

Additional guidance on annual progression is available on GMC website, the Reference Guide for Postgraduate Foundation and Specialty Training in the UK, Gold Guide 8th Edition and the RCOG websites. On completion of the sub-specialty training programme the appointee may undertake a further year in Obstetrics and Gynaecology on the North Trent Rotation if appropriate.

Applicants considering applying for this post on a flexible training basis should initially contact Dr Marina Flynn, FRCOG, Head of School of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, HEE, Yorkshire and the Humber office for a confidential discussion

Please note: All applicants must hold a National Training Number (NTN) in order to be able to be eligible for this post.  All applicants from outside of the Yorkshire and Humber Deanery will need to seek permission for Out of Programme Training and should discuss this with their Head of School prior to submitting an application.

MRCOG or equivalent is essential.

It is essential that the appointee will possess both expertise and experience in research and that they have research exemption (as per RCOG Guidelines, 2012 prior to entering this training programme (i.e. The award of MD, PhD or equivalent, completed research APM or the publication of 2 relevant peer review scientific papers considered to be of an adequate & acceptable standard by the RCOG Subspecialty Training Committee).

There will be an on-call commitment to general obstetrics and gynaecology.

The postgraduate Dean has confirmed that this post has the required educational and staffing approval.

The successful candidate will already possess a National Training Number.

Applicants should note that all training programmes are equally open to those who may, from the outset or subsequently, wish to train flexibly.

Please refer to attached job description and person specification.

Applications open on the 17 March 2022 and close on 17 April 2022. You will not be able to submit your application after this time. Please ensure that you have completed all the relevant sections of the application forms as missing information will deem your application incomplete and it will not be considered.

You must apply via this online recruitment system, Oriel. Registration is currently available for you to complete ahead of the application form opening.

This will be an online based interview - date tbc.

The qualifications and professional registration requirements plus other eligibility criteria can be found in the person specification. The person specification for this specialty is available from the Specialty Training website which can be accessed from Oriel.

Eligibility Criteria for recruitment to Specialty Training 2020/21 – Immigration Requirements

With effect from 6 October 2019, all medical practitioners are on the Shortage Occupation List. This means thatwith the exception ofall applicants to Public Health, all specialty recruitment applicants will be exempt from the RLMT; there will be no restriction on their appointment.



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