Doctors - Consultant Upper GI/Bariatric Surgeon

  • Department Surgery
  • Salary £82,096 - £110,683
  • Closing Date 15/12/2020
  • Location Shrewsbury and Telford
  • Grade Consultant
  • Job ref 223-MC459
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Consultant Upper GI/Bariatric Surgeon

The role

Are you looking for an interesting and rewarding job with good work-life balance in a stunningly beautiful rural location within easy reach of the West Midlands conurbation?  If so, we would like to welcome you to join our friendly, supportive, Upper GI and Bariatric team, working in close collaboration with our forward thinking team of 4 Consultant Surgeons. We are looking for a Consultant to join our expanding Department supporting 520,000 people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid-Wales.

We require an enthusiastic general surgeon with a specialist Interest in benign Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery.  We are looking forward to exciting changes with increasing investment in response to the Future Fit decision concerning the Counties care provision.

The post is for 10 Programmed Activities per week.

Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

The Department

Our team of highly motivated Consultants and Doctors span a vast range of specialties from Ophthalmology to Anaesthetics. You will work within a well-supported and multi-disciplined team, ensuring you reach your full potential. Our hospitals are forward looking and well equipped, providing you with the very best environment to work in.

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust provides surgical obesity services for adults with obesity in accordance with NICE guidelines.  Surgical procedures include gastric banding, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and complex revision surgery. 

Our Hospitals

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust provides District General Hospital clinical services to the population of Shropshire and mid-Wales with a dedicated Cancer and Haematology Centre at Shrewsbury. There has been centralisation of specialties such as Surgery, Stroke and Cardiac as well as Interventional Radiology to improve services.

We have been building the foundations of a better future through our work with Virginia Mason and our own transforming care institute (TCI). We have introduced a leadership academy with more opportunities for development so all our leaders support, coach and perform at the highest levels, celebrate the hard work of our staff and recognise the wonderful improvements that are being made each and every day. This is a vital stepping stone to ensure we are equipped for our better future and realising our vision of providing the safest and kindest care for our patients. Leadership is about supporting teams to be the best they can be. As we move forward together it is vital all our teams understand their important role in delivering this brighter future for everyone.

Shropshire

Shropshire is a beautiful county located between the West Midlands and North Wales. Whilst rural and home to the Shropshire Hills it is anything but sleepy. The county is bustling with idyllic towns including Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Bridgnorth and Ludlow, with plenty to do regardless of your interests. More information can again be found under further links.

We are ideally located between the north and the south making travelling around the UK extremely easy. As well as being only a short distance from major cities and busy transport links including Birmingham airport, our county also borders with beautiful north Wales which is abundant in outdoor activities, brilliant beaches, and thrilling scenery.

We want you to find out more about the department and our hospitals, and we invite you to contact us with any questions you may have or even arrange a visit.

For an informal discussion, please contact:

Mr James Rink, Surgery Clinical Director, james.rink@nhs.net or

Mr George Kirby, Consultant Bariatric Surgeon, George.Kirby@nhs.net 

Please also take the time to read any supporting documentation to really get to know us.

We look forward to hearing from you.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
 
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
 
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
 
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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