Termination of Pregnancy (ToP) Surgeon

United Kingdom - North region (UK centres)

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Role: Termination of Pregnancy (ToP) Surgeon

Location: Manchester

Contract type: Permanent or sessional

Salary: £100,449.76 - £113,382 FTE (dependant on experience)

           £800 - £1200 per day for sessional colleagues (dependant on experience)

The Role

Reporting to the Associate Clinical Director for Surgical Abortion, the ToP Surgeon provides safe and appropriate clinical care for clients undergoing first trimester and early second trimester abortion. The ToP Surgeon will provide safe, non-judgemental, and effective care for clients accessing services. You will be required to act within the guidelines of the General Medical Council, Care Quality Commission, Department of Health and Social Care, and other regulatory bodies to perform abortion care services.

ToP Surgeons are expected to work flexibly and collaboratively with other clinical and operational team members. You are required to follow MSI UK’s policies, but where it is clinically necessary to deviate from established policies, rationale must be clearly documented in the client notes.

You will be competent to perform first trimester surgical abortion using manual and/or electric suction aspiration, in addition to using dilatation and evacuation (D&E) to perform second trimester surgical abortion. Candidates who are competent to 18+6 weeks gestation but are committed to additional training will be considered. MSI UK offer comprehensive training opportunities to deliver surgical termination to 23 week and 6 days.

About You

You will share our vision of making choice a reality for everyone. You must be pro-choice on abortion and an advocate of our mission ‘Your Body, Your Choice, Your Future’.

To perform this role, it is essential that you have the following experience and skills:

  • Experience in sexual health, and general gynaecology is desirable.
  • Ability to work in a diverse and inclusive environment, respecting and collaborating with all individuals equally, and with a commitment to overcome bias and prejudice
  • Basic surgical skills
  • Skilled in verbal and written communication with good IT skills
  • Strong organisational skills especially relating to busy surgical lists


  • Full GMC registration with a licence to practice.
  • Membership of the relevant colleges i.e., Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists or Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health is desirable

What can we offer you as a permanent colleague?


  • Achievable opportunities for salary progression
  • Market leading Aviva pension provider up to 5% employer contribution
  • Over 4,000 perks and discounts from worldwide retailers to local businesses through Blue Light
  • Up to £1000 salary sacrifice to purchase a bike tax free including safety equipment
  • Up to £7000 annual season ticket loan for use on public transport
  • Relevant equipment provided to fulfil your role
  • Company sick pay
  • Competitive overtime rates*


  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme and Doctor Line through Westfield Health – 24/7 access to a GP over the phone who can prescribe
  • Competitive family friendly benefits to support you balance your family and working life
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays increasing with continuous service
  • We celebrate our colleagues through our national Employee Recognition Programme
  • Accredited Mental Health First Aiders to support employees in moments of need
  • Annual contribution towards eye test and glasses

Personal Development

  • Great opportunities to progress
  • Paid training provided to ensure you are fully equipped to perform within your role and beyond
  • Develop your skills through an accredited apprenticeship programme
  • Training and Development learning agreements available

About Us

Only when choice is a reality for each of us, can we create a better, more equal world for everyone. Here at MSI Reproductive Choices UK we are proud to be a social enterprise that is changing the world for the better, we reinvest and donate our profits towards creating a positive social change across 37 countries globally.

As one of the world’s leading providers of sexual and reproductive healthcare our aim is simple: to empower clients to make the reproductive choices that are right for them. That is what we mean by client-centred care.

At MSI, our client-centred care philosophy means respecting our clients as active partners in their own service, caring about who our clients are, their experiences, and how they feel before, during and after they access care with us.

We’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer and give equal consideration to all qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Level 1 employer.

MSI Reproductive Choices is committed to safeguarding: promoting the welfare and safety of everyone involved in the delivery or receipt of sexual and reproductive health services, especially children, young people and vulnerable adults.

For more information about the role, please view the job framework.

Closing date: 30th April 2023 (midnight GMT). Interviews may take place before this date for exceptional candidates.

In order to streamline our recruitment process, we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.

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