Consultants Upper GI Surgeon

Swansea, Swansea (Abertawe)
£74,393 - £96,583 per annum
09 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
General surgery
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Welcome to ABM University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.

Croeso i Fwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol ABM. Rydym yn croesawu ceisiadau gan bobl sy’n rhannu ein gwerthoedd: gofalu am ein gilydd, cydweithio a gwella drwy’r amser.

ABM University Health Board reserve the right to close vacancies after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. We encourage early applications to ensure consideration for a post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting Redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

Yn dod i rym o’r 1af o Ebrill 2017, bydd pwyntiau 1, 2, 3, 4 a 5 ar AdN Band Cyflog 1 a Band Cyflog 2 yn cael ei addasu i £16,523 er mwyn adlewyrchu corffori’r cyflog byw o £8.45 yr awr.

With effect from 1st April 2017 points 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,523 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage £8.45 per hour.

Swansea is the National Centre for bariatric surgery and the well established colorectal unit has a National reputation providing local and regional services.

Swansea is the sub-regional pancreatic surgical service, which undertakes pancreatic resection for the whole of South Wales and takes referrals of complex pancreatitis patients.

Currently resection of upper GI cancers are carried out at the Morriston site.

You will be joining a team responsible for the provision of general (gastrointestinal) specialties/specialty services to the Health Board and youwould be encouraged to develop expertise and experience in bariatric and/or resectional upper GI surgery.

At present there are 15 gastrointestinal surgeons serving Swansea as part of Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board. The majority of these surgeons have sessions in both Morriston and Singleton Hospitals, but all major surgery and emergency intake occur on the Morriston site.

Morriston Hospital offers a comprehensive range of services, including specialist services serving the local population, the region and beyond.

The services are supported by critical care facilities, which include a 28 bedded general ITU and HDU, a cardiac ITU and HDU, a plastic surgery ITU and HDU and a full range of high quality diagnostic and therapeutic services. The hospital component encompasses a Coronary Care Unit, several General Medical specialties, a well-developed Trauma and Orthopaedic service & a range of General Surgical specialties.

Swansea provides elective and emergency general surgical services to Swansea and the Neath/Port Talbot area which amounts to a population of around 400,000.

Interviews are planned to take place in Morriston Hospital on the afternoon of 2nd May 2018.

For further information please see the job description below. The contact for this post is Mr Mark Davies, Clinical Director on (01792) 200321 or at

For further details / informal visits contact: Mr Mark Davies, Clinical Director (01792) 200321, email: 

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ABMU Health Board is committed to supporting its staff and processes to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing service users’ experience. In our commitment to increase the number of staff able to communicate in Welsh, we would welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The HB is a Two Tick Disability Symbol user and is committed to fulfilling the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. If you are unable to submit your application in the requested format because of a disability as defined by the DDA please contact us, and we will agree a more suitable way for you to apply. All disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria for a post will be invited to interview.

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These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing in line with the Data Protection Act (1998) principles especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). Other principles under Data Protection will be observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII).

If you are appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the UHB to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the IAT process on the national ESR.

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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