Consultant Paediatric Surgeon with an interest in surgical oncology

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Posted
28 Feb 2018
Closes
27 Mar 2018
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for a full time Paediatric Surgeon based at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital. The Paediatric Surgery and Urology Department is currently staffed by eight Consultant Paediatric General Surgeons and five Paediatric Urologists, and serves a regional population of over 5 million. You would be expected to work on a 1:7 on-call rota and be available for a 1 in 7 on working days to review babies at the Birmingham Women’s Hospital and other neonatal units in the city.

Applicants should be on, or eligible to be on, the GMC Specialist Register or be within three months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT at the time of interview.

Essential requirements include:

  • To have advanced skills in minimally invasive surgery
  • To have an interest (and demonstrate training) in surgical oncology
  • To have expertise in percutaneous ultrasound guided vascular access
  • To have completed an operative trauma skills course or the equivalent to demonstrate competence in the surgical management of major trauma.

Desirable characteristics include:

  • Expertise in upper GI surgery
  • Expertise in minimally invasive neonatal surgery

For further information regarding this post, or to arrange a visit, contact Mr Suren Arul, Clinical Lead (0121 333 8084), or Mr A Lander, Clinical Director (0121 333 8387).

Alternatively, please click the apply button to apply.

Please ensure that you read and understand the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against.

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction.

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and the disclosure, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.

BWC is a teaching hospital and as such you may come into contact with students of many disciplines. Staff must comply with Trust policy and respective regulatory body requirements in relation to training and updating and fulfil duties of mentorship and assessment as required.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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