Doctors - Post CCT Advanced Laparoscopic Fellow in Colorectal Surgery

  • Department Colorectal Surgery
  • Salary £51,017 to £58,398 per annum
  • Closing Date 31/07/2023
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade ST3-8
  • Job ref 223-MJ47
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract 12 months Fixed Term
  • Hours 40

Job overview

This Royal College of Surgeons of England and ACPGBI approved Senior Clinical Fellowship at the Colorectal Surgical Unit (CSU) at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital is for 12 months with the opportunity for 6-month extension by mutual agreement. This is a non-training grade post but has been specifically designed for surgeons who have completed their training but would like the opportunity to extend their laparoscopic and sub-specialist colorectal experience.

Main duties of the job

This appointment is a post CCT Fellowship in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery and is fully accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons of England as a Senior Clinical Fellow post. This is a non-training grade post but has been specifically designed for surgeons who have completed their training but would like the opportunity to extend their laparoscopic colorectal and sub-specialist experience. The post will also enable the appointed candidate to gain extended experience in different areas of colorectal sub-speciality interest before taking up a consultant post.

Working for your organisation

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is the main provider of acute hospital services for around half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales.

Encompassing some of the most picturesque parts of England and Wales, the Trust’s catchment stretches from the Cambrian Mountains in the west, to Newport and the fringes of the Black Country in the east. The main towns include: Bridgnorth, Ludlow, Market Drayton, Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Whitchurch (in Shropshire); Newport, Telford and Wellington (in Telford & Wrekin); and Newtown and Welshpool (in Powys) – all beautiful and unique.

Our main service locations are the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) in Shrewsbury which are located 20 minutes’ drive apart. Together they provide 99% of our activity. Both hospitals provide a wide range of acute hospital services including accident & emergency, outpatients, diagnostics, inpatient medical care and critical care.

We also provide services such as consultant-led outreach clinics at the Wrekin Community Clinic, Telford, the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Gobowen and the Bridgnorth, Ludlow and Whitchurch Community Hospitals.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the General Surgery full-shift rota. The 1in13 (with planned expansion to 14) rota is compliant with the terms and conditions of the 2016 Junior Doctor Contract, 2008 & 2021 Specialty Doctor Contracts and WTR and has been carefully designed to maximise training opportunities for doctors whilst maintaining a safe and efficient service, with an even spread of long days and nights. The post holder will be 1 of the 13 doctors contributing to the full shift rota with a weekend frequency of 1:4.5 with 7-night shifts across a 9-week reference period and is prospectively covered for annual and study leave.

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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