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Consultant Emergency Surgeon

Job Description

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Consultant General Surgeon with an

Interest in Emergency Surgery

based at the QEQM Hospital, Margate, Kent

This is a great opportunity for candidates to apply for these two new full time substantive consultant posts in General Surgery with an interest in Emergency Surgery that is immediately required/available at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust based at the QEQM Hospital, Margate, Kent. Department is currently supported by five substantive Colorectal, one Upper GI, two Breast Surgeons and one emergency surgeons and three locum emergency surgeons. Due to the change in the emergency model of care and the non GI Surgeon coming off the on-call rota, the department, like many other units in the country is adopting an Emergency Surgeon model of care. Department also has the capacity to provide the post holder the opportunity of elective subspecialist interests in either Colorectal Surgery, Upper GI Surgery, Day Surgery, Endoscopy and/or Education and Training. The two Emergency Surgeons will receive full support from the subspecialist teams. This will initially be a 10 PA post with the scope of higher PA following negotiation and mutual agreement.

Applicants should have a CCT or be on the Specialist Register. Applicants who are within six months of obtaining their CCT are also eligible to apply.

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust (EKHUFT) is one of the largest hospital trusts in UK. The Trust was set up on April 1st 1999 and manages three district general hospitals (at Margate, Canterbury and Ashford) and two supporting hospitals (at Dover and Folkestone). University status was gained in August 2008, reflecting our training provision for doctors and in particular, our undergraduate medical students. EKHUFT employs over 7,000 people and has a budget of more than £380 million.

For further information about this post and to make arrangements for visits to the department, please contact Mrs Tina Barnard, on  ( Phone number removed )  or

Mr Sanjoy Basu (Senior Surgical Lead) on  ( Phone number removed )  or ( Email address removed ) or Mr Deya Marzouk (Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon) at ( Email address removed )  ( Phone number removed )  ext 7254353

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for all customer facing roles within East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust.

As part of your application and supporting statement, please outline clear examples of how you align to the Trust Values.

We will close this job advert once we’ve received sufficient applications. This can happen quickly and may be before the advertised closing date, so if you’re interested, please apply as soon as possible.

We only accept online applications for our vacancies. If you have difficulties with this, please contact our Resourcing Team on  ( Phone number removed )  who will be happy to help you.

For further information about the Trust, please access the documents below, or visit our website.

Most positions with the Trust require a Disclosure and Barring check and will be exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Posts working regularly or unsupervised with children or vulnerable adults require an enhanced check. The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

Parking is available at Trust sites but we encourage all employees to consider other travel options, like car sharing or public transport. We’ve attached a 'Parking Information“ document below, to help you choose the best transport option for you.

We positively promote flexible working practices, and to ensure that our workforce reflects the population we serve, we welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

We care about the health and well-being of our staff and patients. Therefore, we operate a no-smoking policy and smoking is strictly forbidden on all of its sites and grounds.

We offer a variety of benefits for employees including discounts at a range of national shops, local offers and buying and selling annual leave. We also offer a Relocation Policy for any eligible candidates.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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