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Core Surgical SHO Trust Grade

Job Description

Trust Doctor – Oncology

General Surgery – Gynae

Surgery: Spec Reg

To start: One post starting in October and another starting in November 2016

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust has an international reputation for high quality patient care, education and research and its partnership with the Institute of Cancer Research has created the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe.

The Royal Marsden NHS Trust has a well established surgical program across all
surgical specialities and this is an excellent opportunity to increase experience in
surgical oncology. These appointments offer excellent learning opportunities in units leading national and international research programmes. You will gain experience of working in multi-disciplinary units composed of surgeons, medical and clinical oncologists and specialists in palliative medicine, all working together to provide high quality management of cancer patients.

These posts would be suitable for a senior SHO who has completed core surgical training and is hoping to be appointed to an ST3 position. The successful candidates would be able to gain significant experience specifically in the surgical management of gynecological tumours and will obtain exposure to a broad range of general surgical specialties.

There are significant opportunities to take part in our extensive research programme in various areas and junior staff are actively encouraged to participate in such programmes. The postholders would be expected to participate in our research and contribute to national and international presentations as well contribute to publications to peer-reviewed journals.

The postholders will work closely within their allocated firm (comprising of between two to three specialties) and will provide cross cover for other surgical firms. The post covers the full range of surgical oncology firms when on call. These include gynaecology, urology, sarcoma, breast, gastrointestinal, head & neck and plastics.

Whilst this is not a formally recognised training post, there will be full training and
development opportunities from the Consultants, SpRs and Clinical Fellows.

Post is offered for 6 months, extendable to 12 months upon review.

The positions are on the MN37 pay scale which ranges from £30, 002 - £47, 175 and includes on-call residential duties at band 1B. The posts are to start in as soon as possible. The trust operates an equal opportunity policy.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Riley Payne, CBU Co-ordinator;
Tel:  ( Phone number removed ) 

The Trust is committed to developing and delivering excellent customer focused service by treating patients, their families, friends, carers and staff with professionalism respect and dignity.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

As we often have many applicants for jobs at The Royal Marsden NHS Trust, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are short-listed for interview. Therefore if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, then please assume you have not been short-listed for interview on this particular occasion.

Successful applicants will be approached via email. Candidates are asked to check their email accounts regularly.

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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