Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Liverpool, Merseyside
£76,761 to £103, 490 per annum
11 Apr 2018
07 May 2018
Vascular 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 



Applications are invited for a full time Consultant in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery to support the Liverpool Vascular & Endovascular Service (LiVES) which provides vascular surgical services in North Mersey. This is a replacement post which will be based in the hub at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, providing outreach services to Southport Hospital. The vascular unit consist of 10 consultants, with supporting junior staff. Junior middle grade staff consists of 3 SpRs, 2 Clinical Fellows and a Research Fellow. The successful appointee will support the 1 in 10 consultant on call rota. The unit supports a full range of arterial and venous work in close collaboration with interventional radiology. We operate a Consultants of the Week system in which 2 consultants each week are rostered to do ward rounds and deal with acute activity at the hub. We run a weekly planning meeting attended by all staff to facilitate management of the acute work. The unit has a large throughput of vascular work, with a particular interest in complex aneurysms. We are looking to strengthen our performance in other areas and for this post preference will be given to applicants with a particular interest in management of peripheral vascular disease and the diabetic foot. Interested candidates are strongly advised to discuss the post in more detail with Professor J Brennan, Clinical Director of LiVES, Royal Liverpool University Hospital on 0151 706 3419

Professor J Brennan, Clinical Director of LiVES, Royal Liverpool University Hospital on 0151 706 3419

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.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Professor John Brennan, Clinical Director and Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Royal Liverpool University Hospital NHS Trust. Tel: (0151) 706 3419

If you have problems applying, contact
Telephone 0151 706 2816

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