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Senior Clinical Fellow - General Surgery

Job Description

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Senior Clinical Fellow in General Surgery

Applications are invited for a Senior Clinical Fellow in General Surgery. The appointment is for six months in the first instance from as soon as possible and is based at Lister Hospital in Stevenage. The post is full time and the post holder will be expected to participate on the 1:13 middle grade rota.

These are fantastic opportunities within the General Surgery department at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust for successful candidates to gain experience of working in busy general surgery, vascular surgery, breast surgery and urology departments at foundation level. Successful candidates will help in many aspects of clinical care but will focus on the management of perioperative ward care, acute admissions and investigations. Opportunities for gaining theatre exposure will be available. Successful candidates who show a surgical interest will have the opportunity to broaden their surgical experience through outpatients and operating theatres.

The Clinical Fellow will have opportunities to further their surgical knowledge through exposure to clinics, operating lists, ward rounds, multidisciplinary team meetings and formal teaching. The post holder will be encouraged to participate in audits, presentations and teachings. Although, this post is not recognised for training the appointee will be encouraged in their training and development within the role.

Following the investment of £150 million in major new facilities at the Lister, along with a £30 million New QEII hospital built by the local clinical commissioning group, the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has brought together all its specialist emergency and inpatient services at the Stevenage hospital. Our state-of–the-art clinical facilities include a major new Emergency Department, the Hertfordshire Cardiology Centre (which includes a 24/7 PPCI service), new scanning centre, McMillan chemotherapy unit, ward, endoscopy and theatre blocks.

Applicants must hold full GMC registration and licence to practice. Applications from those wishing to work part-time or job share are welcomed.

Applicants wishing to arrange an informal visit, please contact Mr Matthew Metcalfe, Consultant Vascular Surgeon on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Please ensure to supply the names and addresses of referees. This must cover a period of 3 years with no gaps, one of whom must be your current employer

Closing date for completed applications: 30th October 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
Applicants wishing to arrange an informal visit, please contact Mr Matthew Metcalfe, Consultant Vascular Surgeon on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date in certain circumstances. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all members of the community including people with disabilities.

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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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