Consultant in Endocrine Surgery

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
Posted
30 Apr 2018
Closes
24 May 2018
Ref
298-CON-459
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent

We are looking for a dynamic individual to fill this replacement post within the Endocrine Surgery Department at St James’s University Hospital.

The unit provides surgical services for patients with thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal disease.

The successful applicant should possess FRCS (or equivalent) and should be included on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview, if currently within a training programme within the UK. In accordance with the consultant appointment regulations, all other categories of doctors must be on the Specialist Register.

Applicants should have established skills in laparoscopic adrenalectomy as well as thyroid and parathyroid surgery. The successful candidate will have to demonstrable potential for a leadership role to develop the Endocrine Surgery service at Leeds. A strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and a research/service development interest is expected.

Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work full or part time and those wishing to job share.

If shortlisted, you will be required to give a 10 minute presentation on: 

‘Should there be further centralisation in Endocrine Surgery?’

Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the hospital, which can be arranged by contacting:

Sheila Fraser, Consultant Endocrine Surgeon on 0113 206 8854.

Raj Achuthan, Lead Clinician, Breast and Endocrine Services on 0113 206 8725. 

Catherine Cotton, Service Manager, Oncology CSU, General Management Offices on 0113 206 8508.

INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD: Thursday 21st June 2018 (AM)

If you wish to discuss this, or have any queries, please contact Lynn Lindley in Medical Staffing on (0113) 2064895: E Mail Address: LynnLindley@nhs.net

Please note that only electronic applications can be accepted for this post.

To apply for this post, please click on the APPLY button.

This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Silver Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. For Band 1 roles the Trust will pay the cost of the DBS checks and refund to you the cost of the update service. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed. The Trust operates a points based waiting list system.

If you have any questions about the process please contact LTHT Resourcing on (0113) 2065980. 

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