Specialty Applications

Obstetrics and Gynaecology ST3 Specialty Training Advert 2023-2024

The information and documents included on this page are to help you prepare for your future specialty training applications.

The information is from specialty training posts advertised in 2023, with a start date from August 2024. Please be aware specialty training advertisements, links, recruitment leads, post numbers, etc. can change and there is no guarantee that future advertisements and application processes will remain the same. 

Job Advert

The text below is for posts advertised in November-December 2023, with a start date from August 2024. It is included here for information to help you prepare for future applications.

Please be aware specialty training advertisements, links, recruitment leads, post numbers, etc. can change and there is no guarantee that future advertisements and application processes will remain the same. 

Training Programme:Obstetrics and Gynaecology ST3
Post Type:Specialty Training
Post Commencing From: August 2024
Duration (months):60
Recruitment Lead:Obstetrics and Gynaecology National Recruitment Office
Recruiting For:United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland)
Enquiries email:england.obsjobs.nw@nhs.net
Enquiries:https://medical.hee.nhs.uk/medical-training-recruitment/medical-specialty-training
Information:

Introduction

NHS England (North West Local Office) is coordinating the national process for recruiting trainees into all ST3 Obstetrics and Gynaecology specialty posts for August 2024 recruitment. Some summary information is included below. However, please see the hyperlinks tab for links to further information about the recruitment process.

Application Process

When applying to this specialty in this recruitment round, you will not need to give preferences of particular posts, regions, rotations etc. at the time of applying. If you are subsequently long/short-listed for interview, you will be invited to give preferences of all posts available nationally at a later stage of the recruitment round.

Please note that your answers in the “self-assessment” section of the application form will be used for shortlisting purposes and so please make sure you allow enough time to answer these questions fully and honestly. NB. Persistent over scoring may be subject to probity investigation, which could result in your application being withdrawn. There is further information about this in Applicant guidance via the following web page https://medical.hee.nhs.uk/medical-training-recruitment/medical-specialty-training/obstetrics-and-gynaecology/st3-obstetrics-and-gynaecology/overview-of-st3-obstetrics-and-gynaecology/applying-to-st3-training 

Post Information

For a list of indicative ST3 vacancy numbers for this round received for each HEE Local Office/Deanery please visit the following web page https://medical.hee.nhs.uk/medical-training-recruitment/medical-specialty-training/obstetrics-and-gynaecology/st3-obstetrics-and-gynaecology/overview-of-st3-obstetrics-and-gynaecology/posts 

Please note that post numbers are subject to change throughout the recruitment round. 

Basic programme information is also available from the above website.

For information regarding scales of pay, please refer to the NHS Employers website for current pay scales. Please also note scales may differ across the UK.

http://www.nhsemployers.org/your-workforce/pay-and-reward/pay/pay-and-conditions-circulars/medical-and-dental-pay-and-conditions-circulars

Applications are equally open to those who may, either from the outset or subsequently, wish to train less than full time or job share.

Please note that there is a strict application policy that applications cannot be accepted after the deadline.

Key Dates

ST3 Obstetrics and Gynaecology interviews will take place virtually across the following dates.

You will need to be shortlisted for interview in order to be eligible for an invitation to interview.

Interview dates for applicants will be:

  • Thursday 11thApril 2024
  • Monday 15thApril 2024
  • Tuesday 16thApril 2024

It is anticipated that the interview will last no longer than 25 minutes and focus on commitment/suitability for Obstetrics and Gynaecology training, communication skills and clinical knowledge. Further information is available in ST3 O&G Applicant guidance, available via https://medical.hee.nhs.uk/medical-training-recruitment/medical-specialty-training/obstetrics-and-gynaecology/st3-obstetrics-and-gynaecology/overview-of-st3-obstetrics-and-gynaecology/interviews 

Eligibility Information

Additional information and guidance on the ST1/ST2 Competences Form (Alternative certificate of ST1/2 competences) can be found via: https://medical.hee.nhs.uk/medical-training-recruitment/medical-specialty-training/obstetrics-and-gynaecology/st3-obstetrics-and-gynaecology/overview-of-st3-obstetrics-and-gynaecology/applying-to-st3-training You can also find a downloadable copy of the form from this website. NB. Only the 2024 version of the certificate will be accepted for this recruitment round.

Before applying please read the ST3 Obstetrics and Gynaecology person specification to assess your suitability for the post: https://medical.hee.nhs.uk/medical-training-recruitment/person-specifications/obstetrics-and-gynaecology-st3 

In order to assess whether or not you have the requisite competences or equivalent, refer to the ST3 Obstetrics and Gynaecology applicant guidance 2024 via: https://medical.hee.nhs.uk/medical-training-recruitment/medical-specialty-training/obstetrics-and-gynaecology/st3-obstetrics-and-gynaecology 

Fitness to Practice

If you answer “yes” to any of the Fitness to Practise questions, please ensure that you email details to us by no later than the closing date for applications (see Section 2.1 for dates). Please note that answering “yes” to one or more of the Fitness to Practise questions does not necessarily mean your application cannot progress. Emails should be sent to england.fitnesstopractise.nw@nhs.net.

Enquiries

For any queries that cannot be answered by the methods above please contact: england.obsjobs.nw@nhs.net

Links

The following links were included within the advertisement. Some links may only be live or working during the application and recruitment window.

Documents

No documents were included in the advertisement. See the Links and Job Advert sections for links to further information and resources.

Application Form

For specialty-specific questions please visit the Obstetrics and Gynaecology ST3 application form page.

For the generic application form questions applicable to all specialties please visit the application form page.

Competition Ratios

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For further information and all competition data please see the Competition Ratios page.

Fill Rates

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For regional fill rate data please see the Obstetrics and Gynaecology fill rates page.