Consultant in Vascular Surgery (Full Time)

£76,761 to £103,490
07 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
Vascular surgery
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

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Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.

North Bristol NHS Trust

Consultant in Vascular Surgery - (Full Time)

Applicants are invited for the post of Consultant in Vascular Surgery. The successful applicant will join a team of 10 Vascular Surgeons who provide specialist vascular services, including renal access, transplant and complex endovascular, to the Bristol Bath Weston Vascular network. The network serves a population 1.3 million people, has two dedicated operating theatres (including a hybrid operating theatre), 39 dedicated vascular beds and an innovative clinical model.

The post includes outpatient clinic, endovenous list, diabetic foot multi-disciplinary clinic, and patient review at the RUH Hospital in Bath with elective and emergency vascular work at the Major Arterial Centre, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust.

North Bristol NHS Trust is the largest Trust in the South-West region and provides medical, surgical and maternity care for a population of approximately half a million people in the North Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset areas. Last year the Trust treated over 100,000 inpatients, over 300,000 outpatients, over 90,000 emergency department patients. It employs more than 9,500 staff, has approximately 1050 inpatient beds and revenue budget is excess of £540 million.

The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, North East Somerset and Western Wiltshire. It is 14 miles between Bristol and Bath.

In May 2014 the Trust relocated the majority of its acute services to the Brunel Building, one of the most advanced hospitals in Europe offering state-of-the-art care in a beautiful and purpose built environment, designed with the patient’s privacy and dignity in mind.

Applicants should have a CCT or be on the GMC’s Specialist Register. Applicants who are within six months of obtaining their CCT on the date of the AAC may also apply.

Applicants are expected to demonstrate their competence to communicate in spoken and written English.

Should you wish to discuss the post further please contact Professor Robert Hinchliffe, Clinical Lead for Vascular Surgery on 0117 414 6378.

Where equivalent qualifications or experience are being offered, it is essential that candidates should provide confirmation of this from the relevant College or Faculty in the United Kingdom and attach the confirmation to your application.

When applying please include your CCT date in the Membership of professional bodies section of the online application form, which is where you must also record your GMC number.

Please note:

    • CV’s are not used in the shortlisting process. If you are shortlisted your CV will be made available to the Formal and Informal interview panel.

Closing date: 2nd April 2018. Interview date: 5th June 2018.

Committed to equal opportunities, job share applications welcome

For further details / informal visits contact: Professor Robert Hinchliffe, Clinical Lead for the Vascular Network, via email.

To apply please click the apply button.

The following is applicable for ‘At Risk’ employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.

Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
If no applicant is appointed from the above ‘at-risk’ pools, those from the open market will then be considered for shortlisting. 
If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel 0117 4141151.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

We are committed to Equal Opportunity - Job Share Applications are welcomed.

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.

UK Registration

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