Senior Clinical Fellow in General Surgery

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
7 Nov 2019
7 Dec 2019

Job Description

Barts Health NHS Trust
Surgery Clinical Academic Group
Clinical Fellow in
General Surgery
Applications are invited for the post of Senior Clinical Fellow (SpR) in General Surgery. The post is for 6 months in the first instance with the opportunity to extend. The successful applicant will work in the capacity of registrar to one of the consultants within the General Surgery Unit and will be responsible for both inpatient elective and emergency work as well as supporting the trauma team whilst on call.
The General Surgery Unit is served by four consultants with sub-specialist interest in breast, vascular surgery, paediatric surgery and endocrine.
The post is not approved for basic or higher surgical training but will provide ample training opportunities and will suit a senior trainee committed to a Surgical career or seeking additional experience of General surgery at registrar level. Applications from post CCST overseas candidates are welcome.
The successful candidate will undertake the same duties, including on call, as the department's five specialist registrars. He or she is likely to rotate between consultants within the Unit on a six monthly basis. The on call commitment is one in eight on a New Deal compliant conventional rota. The Department has operated a 'Surgeon of the Week' system of emergency cover since early in 2003.
Whipps Cross University Hospital has strong links to the joint medical school of St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospitals. It also runs a number of well regarded postgraduate courses, including the Whipps Cross Higher Surgery Course (for candidates in the Intercollegiate Assessment in General Surgery) and the Whipps Cross MRCS Course. The appointee will be expected to contribute to the undergraduate and, where appropriate, postgraduate teaching activities of the hospital and will be entitled to a place on the Higher Surgery Course if intending to sit the Inter-Collegiate Assessment in General Surgery. Furthermore the appointee will be expected to contribute to the on going research program of the Colorectal Unit.

The Care Quality Commission has recognised the significant improvements made at Whipps Cross in their latest visit to the CQC website and the 2018 Staff Survey results showed staff have seen many improvements in their working lives. With our passionate staff and commitment to safe and compassionate care, we know Whipps Cross will keep getting better and better. We'd love you to join us on our journey to good and outstanding. Come and be part of the Whipps Cross family where you can make a difference.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home -electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals' who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruit

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