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Urology Fellow (SHO)

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Hello, we are South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust. Thank you for having a look at one of our vacancies. We think this is a great place to work and hope that by looking through our information you will agree.

We provide services across Warwickshire ranging from Hospitals in Warwick, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa and Shipston-on Stour to Community Services across the whole county. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. Over 4000 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don’t need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare.

The first thing you will notice about us is how we take our values seriously. We believe that our values underpin everything we do. If you are interested in a role with us you need to make sure our values match your own.

Our values can be summed up in one sentence. We are ‘Trusted to provide safe, effective and compassionate care’. Throughout the recruitment process you will asked to think about how you demonstrate these values and how they impact on your work. It doesn’t matter what role you do, whether it is patient facing or not, we are all working in the same way with our values at the core.

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Urology Fellow (SHO level)

Full Time - Fixed Term 12 months

1A (50%) Rota Banding

This is a fixed term appointment for a period of one year and is designed to allow the post-holder to gain additional experience in urology prior to applying for an ST3 post. There will be an opportunity after the first 12 months to extend the post for another year.

The post is for an individual wishing to acquire and develop skills in management of emergency and elective urological patients. Training will be given in basic urological procedures, such as flexible cystoscopy, TRUS biopsy of prostate and urodynamics, with potential of progression to independent clinics and lists at junior registrar level. The post includes a cross cover combined surgical on-call which involves covering urology, general surgery, ENT, T&O and Gynae with the support of resident and non-resident registrars in these specialties.

The post-holder will have the opportunity to continue to develop their surgical skills and there will be an opportunity to enroll for a Warwick University education/teaching qualification. This will involve undertaking 3 modules per year with a commitment to weekly tutorials, which will be worked flexibly around ward cover requirements, and on the ward teaching. Support and funding will be available for this and the successful candidate will aim gain a Certificate, Diploma or Masters in Medical Education during their tenure.

Interested applicants can contact Mrs. Maya Harris, Consultant Urologist, for further details or to arrange a visit, on  ( Phone number removed )  ext. 4317. Alternatively, candidates are welcome to contact Amanda Turner, General Manager, on ext. 8046.

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South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer and does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the grounds of any protected characteristic as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

From 1st January 2016 all South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust sites will be smoke free. We feel it’s a great way to help our patients, visitors and staff stay healthy.

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