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Consultant in Vascular Surgery

Job Description

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 7,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

ELHT has been designated as one of the major Vascular Interventional Centres for Lancashire and South Cumbria. We seek an individual who will work closely with the radiology department, integrated care teams and local GPs to develop a streamlined pathway for vascular patients requiring inpatient care in Lancashire.

Applications are invited for one full time Vascular and Endovascular Consultant appointment to join an innovative and dedicated vascular team at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust. The Trust has recently appointed to an expanded consulting staff, supporting the Trust’s commitment to meeting the arterial centre specification requirements, increasing the level of activity and continuously improving the safe, personal and effective care of all our patients.

The appointee will be expected to provide the full range of vascular and endovascular services and commitment to the vascular emergency on-call is a core part of the role. The post will be based at Royal Blackburn Hospital and the appointee will be responsible for the care of patients referred by General Practitioners and in-patient referrals and will undertake clinics, ward rounds, in-patient care at RBH, day case operating lists on the Burnley site and at clinic sites determined by the job plan.

For further details, please refer to the job description and personal specification.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Visits to the hospital are welcome and contact for this or for further information, should be made through Mr. Robert Salaman, Clinical Lead for Vascular Surgery, telephone (01254) 734103.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will use this to contact you regarding your application.

Please note that the salary advertised is for full time hours. If this post is less than 375 hours per week, the salary will be pro-rata.

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to improving the working lives of our staff and operates a 'Zero Tolerance' policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment. In addition, our aim is to help protect children and vulnerable adults by providing a first-class service to the recruitment of people into positions of trust.

Reasonable Adjustments: Support is available to candidates with disabilities when applying for vacancies. For more information on reasonable adjustments please contact our Recruitment Team by any of the following methods:
By telephone  ( Phone number removed ) 
or email ( Email address removed )
or write to Employment Services, Parkview Offices, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, BB2 3HH

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.

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