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    Consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecology with Special Interest in Diabetes in Pregnancy in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Mater Dei Hospital

     Reference No. Government Gazzette 23/09/2022


    General Public   

    Indefinite  

    Healthcare, Medical and Caring
    Published Date: 23/09/2022 12:00
    Closing Date: 07/10/2022 17:15
    Ministry: Ministry for Health
    Department: Mater Dei Hospital

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1. The Director General (People Management), Ministry for Health invites applications for the post of Consultant Obstetrics and Gyanecology with special interest in Diabetes in Pregnancy in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Mater Dei Hospital, in the Ministry for Health.

2.1 This appointment is subject to a probationary period of one (1) year.

2.2 The salary for the post of Consultant is Salary Scale 4, which in the year 2022 is equivalent to, €37,590 per annum.

2.3 The Consultant shall report to the Clinical Chairperson, Department of Obstetrics and Gyanecology.

2.4 The appointee will be able to choose to work on a Contract A or B basis.

2.5 An appointee will be entitled to such other benefits and subject to such other conditions and obligations as may be stipulated in any pertinent agreement between the Government and the competent Union.

2.6 Accepting appointment in this grade signifies that any pending applications within the Public Service are automatically considered renounced, unless the latter are applications for SAAC positions or applications for a definite position when the officer concerned holds an indefinite appointment.


Duties

3.1 The job duties for the post of Consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecology with special interest in Diabetes in Pregnancy may be viewed in Annex A attached to this Circular.

3.2 An appointee may be required to perform duties in any of the health care services in Malta and Gozo General Hospital at the discretion of the Management.

Eligibility

4.1 By the closing time and date of this call for applications, applicants must be:
    1. citizens of Malta; or

    2. citizens of other Member States of the European Union who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters of employment by virtue of EU legislation and treaty provisions dealing with the free movement of workers; or

    3. citizens of any other country who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters related to employment by virtue of the application to that country of EU legislation and treaty provisions dealing with the free movement of workers; or

    4. any other persons who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters related to employment in terms of the law or the above-mentioned EU legislation and treaty provisions, on account of their family relationship with persons mentioned in paragraph (a), (b) or (c); or

    5. third country nationals who have been granted long-term resident status in Malta under regulation 4 of the “Status of Long-Term Residents (Third Country Nationals) Regulations, 2006” or who have been granted a residence permit under regulation 18(3) thereof, together with family members of such third country nationals who have been granted a residence permit under the “Family Reunification Regulations, 2007”; or
    6. in possession of a residence document issued in terms of the "Residence Status of United Kingdom Nationals and their Family Members in Malta in accordance with the Agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community Regulations".
The advice of the Citizenship Unit within Community Malta Agency and the Expatriates Unit within Identity Malta Agency should be sought as necessary in the interpretation of the above provisions.

The appointment of candidates referred to at (b), (c), (d) and (e) above would necessitate the issue of an employment licence in so far as this is required by the Immigration Act and subsidiary legislation.  Jobsplus should be consulted as necessary on this issue.
  1. proficient in the Maltese and English languages. 
4.2 By the closing time and date of this call for applications, applicants must furthermore be:
  1. listed in the Specialist Register of Obstetrics and Gynaecology  kept by the Medical Council of Malta; or

  2. approved for inclusion in the Specialist Register of Obstetrics and Gynaecology  kept by the Medical Council of Malta; or

    1. in possession of a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) issued by the Specialist Accreditation Committee of Malta for the relevant profession, which shows that the applicant has completed such specialist training as may be prescribed for Obstetrics and Gynaecology ; or
    2. in possession of a specialist qualification equivalent to the CCST for Obstetrics and Gynaecolgy, which is issued by the competent authority in another EU member state, as listed in Part 1b of the Second Schedule of the Health Care Professions Act of Malta; or 
    3. in possession of any other specialist qualification provided that this must be accompanied by a formal recognition statement by the Specialist Accreditation Committee of Malta, stating that the qualifications/experience are sufficient for a doctor to be registered with the Medical Council of Malta as a specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology .

4.3 By the closing time and date of this call for applications, applicants must furthermore have two (2) years full-time experience as a Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology .  It is hereby being clarified that specialist experience will be deemed not to commence prior to the date of registration in the Specialist Register kept by the Medical Council of Malta, or equivalent registration issued by the competent authority in another EU Member State. It is furthermore being clarified that experience carried out on a part-time basis, or in any case on a basis of less than forty (40) hours per week, is reckoned on a pro-rata-basis. 

4.4 The successful candidate eligible under paragraph 4.2 (iii) (b) and paragraph 4.2 (iii) (c) above must be listed in the Specialist Register kept by the Medical Council of Malta and must also be fully registered with the Medical Council of Malta before appointment.

4.5 Candidates applying in terms of paragraph 4.2 (iii) (b) or paragraph 4.2 (iii) (c) above must obtain a recognition statement from the Specialist Accreditation Committee of Malta confirming that their qualifications may be considered as an equivalent to the Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) issued by the Specialist Accreditation Committee of Malta.  In case of any difficulty, the advice of the Specialist Accreditation Committee of Malta is to be sought.

For ease of reference, the website of the Specialist Accreditation Committee of Malta may be consulted at (https://deputyprimeminister.gov.mt/en/sph/Pages/Specialist-Accreditation-Committee.aspx).

4.6 Candidates applying in terms of paragraph 4.2 (iii) (b) or paragraph 4.2 (iii) (c) and who are required to present a statement by the Specialist Accreditation Committee as specified in paragraph 4.5 should include a copy of that statement with their application and present the original at the interview.  Candidates not in possession of the required statement may still apply, provided that they submit a copy of the statement as soon as it is available and in any case, by not later than the closing date of this call for applications.  Applicants who fail to present the required statement within the one-month period for reasons beyond their control may request an extension of this time limit, up to a further one month, from the Head of Department receiving the applications, indicating clearly the reasons for the delay.  Requests for an extension beyond this period are to be submitted for the consideration of the Public Service Commission.

4.7 Formal qualifications, specialist skills and experience in diabetes during pregnancy , will be evaluated on the basis of the applicant’s portfolio of work experience. Formal evidence of training and qualifications listed in the portfolio are to be presented upon application.

4.8 Public Officers holding a grade in a particular stream, and who were granted Officer in Scale status by virtue of a Grievances Unit decision in the same scale as that of a higher grade in that stream, are eligible to apply for grades open to officers holding such higher grade within the stream that carries the same scale as that of the Officer in Scale status.

The years of service since the effective date of appointment as Officer in Scale are reckonable for the purpose of satisfying any requisite years of service stipulated in the calls for applications. 

Any other eligibility requisites for the post must be met in terms of this call for applications.

4.9 Public officers who currently hold an appointment as Officer in Grade are considered on a personal basis to pertain to the Class/Stream of their immediately previous substantive grade, and may apply on the basis of their current scale as Officer in Grade, which must be equivalent to, or higher than, what is required by this call for applications.

The years of service since the effective date of appointment as Officer in Grade are reckonable for the purpose of satisfying any requisite years of “service in the grade” as stipulated in calls for applications.

Any other eligibility requisites for the post must be met in terms of this call for applications.

4.10 Applicants must be of conduct which is appropriate to the post applied for. In the case of applicants who are already in the Malta Public Service, the GP 47 is to be requested by HR Unit of the ministry /department issuing the call for application from the Director responsible for HR where applicants are serving, while those applying from outside the Public Service must produce a Certificate of Conduct issued by the Police or other competent authority not earlier than one (1) month from the date of application and state whether they have ever been in Government Service, giving details. 

4.11 Applicants must be eligible to take up their due appointment, in terms of 4.1 to 4.10  above, not only by the closing time and date of this call for applications but also on the date of appointment.

4.12 Applicants are obliged to immediately inform the Selection Board (if result has not yet been published, in which case the application should be withdrawn by the applicant) or the HR Unit within the issuing ministry / department (if result has been published) upon any change in the status of their appointment from the date of submission of their application until the closing date, or upon being called for appointment as a result, of this call for application, as the case may be. Non-observance of this instruction may lead to disciplinary action. On its part, at the start of the interview, the Selection Board will request the candidate to declare any changes in status of his/her current appointment from the date of submission of application.


Ministry / Department :

Ministry for Health

Contact Persons :

Maureen Mahoney, Director General (People Management)

Address :

Palazzo Castellania, 15 Merchant Street, Valletta VLT 1171

Telephone :

+356 22992609

Email address :

recruitment.health@gov.mt 

  • Note

  • In case of conflict in interpretation of any part/s of a call for applications, the final interpretation should be that of the published Maltese version of the call for applications.