Consultant Oncoloplastic Breast Surgeon

North Manchester
£76,761 - £103,490 PA
24 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

North Manchester General Hospital

Applications are invited for the post of Oncoplastic Consultant Breast Surgeon arisen due to the retirement of one of our consultant colleagues. This is an opportunity to join a busy, dynamic multidisciplinary team to help us improve the service that we provide to our population. You will be the fifth of a team of five Oncoplastic Breast Consultants, two specialty doctors and two Advanced Nurse Practitioners. Our outpatient clinics are supported by a team of specialist breast care nurses who are proactive in developing the Living with and Beyond Cancer programme and our new supported self-management programme.

The Pennine Breast Unit is a large symptomatic unit covering a population of around 820,000. The unit treats more than 400 patients with Breast Cancer annually. We offer a full range of Breast Cancer services, including Oncoplastic Resections and Breast Reconstruction, with a very high Primary Breast Reconstruction rate. The unit is also the commissioned centre for Gender re-assignment surgery for the NHS Scotland as well as a referral centre for other regions in UK.

The duties of the post include:

  • 1) Provision of high quality Surgical/Oncological Management to patients with breast
  • cancer and benign breast disease
  • 2) Attendance at weekly multidisciplinary meetings
  • 3) Supervision and management of junior medical staff
  • 4) Involvement in research and audit activity
  • 5) An interest or experience in gender reassignment
  • 6) Contribution to teaching at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level
  • 7) Cover for authorised absence of colleagues

Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust currently employs over 9,000 multidisciplinary staff across its four hospital sites, making it one of the largest Trusts in the UK providing secondary care for the North East region of Greater Manchester. All Trust locations are within easy reach of Manchester City Centre which offers a plethora of leisure and social
opportunities. The Trust has placed its Mission Statement at the heart of all its objectives - “To be Responsible, Quality Driven and Compassionate”.

Potential applicants must be on the Specialist Register or within six months of achieving CCT (or equivalent) at the date of interview.

You are asked to insert a C.V. at the prompt on the on-line application process. All communication to applicants will be via the email address provided on your application form and all further correspondence will be through email, therefore please ensure that you regularly check your emails after the closing date for the post.

Although references are not requested until a conditional offer is made, we would be grateful if you could provide contact email addresses.

For further information or visits to the hospital please contact: Mr MS Absar,
Clinical Director on 0161 720 2608 or email:
OR Sarah O’Neill, Directorate Manager on 0161 922 8860 or
email: sarah.o’

If you wish to apply, please click the apply button and search via the reference number 352-CON-M30.

Closing date: Saturday, 19 August 2017. Interview date: TBC.

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