Consultant posts in Colorectal Surgery and Upper GI Surgery

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
13 Apr 2017
10 May 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Applications are invited for 3 locum Consultant posts in Colorectal Surgery (2 posts) and Upper GI Surgery (1 post), each with an interest in emergency general surgery, based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. Two posts are to start as soon as possible, one is to start in July 2017, all pending substantive appointments.  Each post will be for six months in the first instance.

The successful candidates will join a current team of 14 GI surgeons providing both elective specialist GI surgery and emergency general surgery, including being a regional Major Trauma Centre. Together with supporting the elective activities of the Departments, the appointees will play a key role in the development and delivery of ambulatory and short stay surgical care within the Digestive Diseases directorate. 

Addenbrooke’s is the teaching hospital for the University of Cambridge and is a flagship NHS hospital having achieved NHS Foundation Trust status in July 2004. It has strong international links particularly through the University and it is a World-Class centre for medical research.

Applicants should be fully registered with the GMC and have a CCT in General Surgery or be within six months of award of CCT at the time of interview. 

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013).

The full application pack for these posts is available electronically and can be downloaded from our website:  

Further information may be obtained from Mr Justin Davies (Clinical Director) on 01223 586701, email from Mr James Wheeler (Specialty Lead Colorectal Surgery) on 01223 256837 email or from Mr Richard Hardwick (Specialty Lead Upper GI surgery) on 01223 217421 email

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Closing date: 10th May 2017

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