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LAS CT (CT1/2)Core Trainee in General Surgery

Job Description

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

LAS CT (CT1/2) in General Surgery

Applications are invited for a post at core trainee level in General Surgery starting in February 2017 for one year. The timetable is exactly the same as for core trainees supplied by the Oxford Deanery who have a very high success rate in obtaining higher surgical training posts. The post is based on the Surgical Emergency Unit at the John Radcliffe Hospital which is a busy consultant led unit. Your timetable will include dedicated weeks of emergency operating based solely in theatre and also weeks of elective day-case operating at the Horton Hospital in Banbury giving you exposure to all the surgical skills required to apply for ST3 jobs. The post may also rotate to the Churchill Hospital for 6 months giving the applicant exposure to tertiary level elective surgery. The night-time commitment is 1 in 8 at the Churchill Hospital and 1 in 10 at the John Radcliffe.

Interview Date: The afternoon of Tuesday 29th November 2016

CLOSING DATE: 7th November 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
Mr Jeff Gilmour or Mr Giles Bond–Smith (Consultants in Emergency General Surgery) via their secretary by email at ( Email address removed )

No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post or place of study. This information is essential if your offer of employment is to be confirmed.

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

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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