Consultant Plastic Surgeon 

Whiston, Prescot
£76,761 - £103,490
16 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Plastic surgery
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

One simple choice. One big impact.

Head & Neck Oncology & Skin Cancer Interest 

Applicants are invited to apply for the whole time position of Consultant Plastic Surgeon with an interest in Head & Neck Oncology and Skin Cancer. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated surgeon to join a dynamic, rapidly expanding team delivering multidisciplinary care both from the Mersey Regional Burns and Plastic Surgery unit based at St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (STHK).

We are looking for a dynamic individual to join this busy department which consists of 20 Consultants, 12 Specialist Registrars, 3 Senior Clinical Fellow Posts, 1 Associate Specialist, 4 SAS Grades, 1 Breast Fellow, 1 Hand Fellow, 4 Core Trainees, 1 F2 and 3 Clinical Fellow Posts. 

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the leading acute Trusts in the North West of England. We provide a full range of acute adult and paediatric in-patient, out-patient, day case and emergency services to the local communities of St Helens, Knowsley, Cheshire and Merseyside and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man. 

The Trust has excellent management, robust systems and innovative processes all of which have underpinned a period of sustained and improved performance as it moves towards Foundation Trust status. 

The Trust is developing and expanding its services and driving the quality of patient care ever higher, ensuring that it has a healthy long term future and continues to thrive in the changing healthcare economy. At the heart of its current success and forward planning is the delivery of the ‘5 Star Patient Care’ strategy, defi ning how the Trust provides an excellent experience for every patient, every time. 

Our vision is to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time. To support us in this ambition, we enjoy close links with our leading universities, including the University of Liverpool, John Moore’s University and Edge Hill University, and we have specific strengths in education and training. To complement this, we also have strong research portfolios and host a number of professional units in medicine and surgery. We believe that staff engagement is an absolute priority and our strong leadership and development programmes, demonstrate how much we value our staff. 

Candidates are expected to have full GMC registration and be on the Specialist Register, and hold a Certificate of Specialist Training (CCT)or be within 6 months of CCT at the time of appointment. For an informal discussion, or to arrange a visit, please contact Mr Alex Benson, Clinical Director, Burns and Plastic Surgery Directorate on 0151 430 1864.

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure with both children’s and adults’ barred lists. 

To apply on line and for further information about the role and the team please visit and for information about the Trust visit our website

Closing date: 15th July 2017.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and operate a No Smoking Policy.