Consultant General/HPB Surgeon

Liverpool, Merseyside
£76,761 to £103,490 per annum
22 Mar 2018
19 Apr 2018
General surgery
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are one of the busiest university teaching hospital trusts in North West England. We manage three hospitals based on two sites: the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and Broadgreen Hospital.  Our hospitals have often been at the forefront of medical breakthroughs during our long history at the heart of the city.

We will soon be opening a new state of the art hospital. The new hospital will provide every patient with a single bedroom with en-suite facilities. We believe that modern healthcare is as much about privacy, comfort and dignity as it is about pioneering treatments and cutting-edge technology. Please look at our digital pack for videos and further information: Recruitment Info 

Consultant Pancreatic / General Surgeon

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to apply for the post of Consultant General / Pancreato-biliary Surgeon in the Directorate of General Surgery at The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust (RLBUHT). Experience in all aspects of pancreatic surgery is essential.

This is a replacement post following the relocation of one of the existing consultants and the post holder will be expected to commence duties as soon as possible.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest pancreatic surgical units in the country, performing over 200 major pancreatic procedures per year.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Emergency General Surgery rota at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital as well as elective activity within the Pancreatic unit.

Emergency surgery is covered by a ‘Surgeon of the week’ (1 in 14) who has no elective commitment during that week. Nights are covered on a 1 in 14 rotating basis. In addition there are separate rotas for HPB (1 in 7), Upper GI and Colorectal emergencies.

The successful applicant will work within the Pancreatic unit to provide general surgical cover to the on-call rota, elective surgery for both benign and malignant HPB conditions, and emergency cover as part of the service for severe acute pancreatitis. The unit is a specialist tertiary referral centre for pancreatic disease, receiving patients with cancer, acute pancreatitis and chronic pancreatitis from the North West of England, North Wales and the Isle of Man

The post attracts an initial salary of 10 PAs, but is subject to normal job-planning procedures.

Informal enquiries to Mr Michael Raraty (Clinical Director) 0151 706 3323; Mrs Julie Batterton (Directorate Manager) 0151 706 3493; Mr Chris Halloran / Professor Paula Ghaneh (Pancreatic Surgeons) 0151 706 3323

If you require any further information please contact Pauline Campbell Medical HR Officer on 0151 706 2816

Please ensure you check the email account (including junk/spam boxes) from which you apply regularly as we will use this to contact you regarding your application. 

Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview. 

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a minimum amount of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. 

The Trust is committed to creating a well managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity; we value the contribution of individual talent, skills, knowledge and experience and aim for a workforce demography representative of the local community.

We encourage applicants from the following groups that are currently under-represented in our workforce black and minority ethnic (BME), lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB), disabled, male and age 16-24

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction following start in post. The amount of £26+£5 (standard disclosure) or £44+£5 (enhanced disclosure) can be deducted from salary, in manageable monthly installments for up to 3 months following commencement of employment.

From April 2017, Tier 2 visa applicants and their adult dependant(s) will be required to provide a criminal record certificate from each country they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past ten years.

It is a Trust expectation that all post holders who require a DBS for their role are registered with the DBS Update Service. You can find out more information and guidance on how to do this at The Trust requires all staff to be DBS checked on an ongoing basis.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0151 7064666 at the earliest opportunity to ensure that measures can be put in place to enable your application for this post. 

Please Note: new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band. 

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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