We are seeking to recruit a full time Specialty Doctor in Breast Surgery at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. This is a full time appointment, and you will be based at The Princess Royal Hospital but will be expected to travel to The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for clinics. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Breast team which has 2 General Breast Surgeons, 2 Oncoplastic Surgeons, 5 Specialty Doctors (including this post), 2 Associate Specialists, 1 Advanced Nurse Practitioner and 5 Clinical Nurse Specialists. The post attracts 10 Programmed Activities, plus 2 PA’s for on call and 4% On Call Supplement. The successful candidate will take part in a 1:6 non-resident General Surgery on-call rota based at The Princess Royal Hospital. If suitable applicants were interested this post could be filled on the basis of part-time, flexible working or job -share appointments.
Candidates for this role must have GMC registration and recent experience within the NHS.
The Department of Breast Surgery provides an integrated service to Shropshire and North Powys with in-patient and day-case facilities at The Princess Royal Hospital. Outpatient clinics are based at The Princess Royal Hospital and The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.
Nearly 6000 new patients were seen in the ‘one-stop’ breast clinics in the last 12 months and at least 550 breast cancers were diagnosed. The successful candidate will be expected to assess new referrals independently after a period of structured supervision in addition to managing patients in the follow up clinics.
You must have completed at least four years’ full-time Postgraduate Training (or its equivalent gained on a part-time or flexible basis) at least two of which will be in a Specialty Training programme in the relevant Specialty or as a fixed term Specialty Trainee in a relevant Specialty or shall have equivalent experience and competencies
Our Hospitals are located in Shrewsbury and Telford and are brimming with exemplary teams of hardworking individuals.
It is a particularly exciting time to join the Trust as we have started working collaboratively with the Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle. We are one of only 5 UK hospitals to receive this support, from what is regarded as the safest hospital in the world. This collaboration means employees can benefit from the KPO (Kaizen Promotion Office) and value Stream work, gaining valuable help and guidance regardless of your level of expertise. It poses a unique opportunity to make a difference and we hope you will want to be a part of our journey. More about this can be found under further links.
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.