Consultant in Breast Surgery

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£77,913 to £105,042 pa
23 Nov 2018
27 Dec 2018
General surgery
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Breast Unit, St James’s University Hospital,

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

This post will help support and deliver Breast Services in Leeds. The post holder will be expected to help take on extra sessions (job planned) to help with maintaining relevant national targets 

The successful applicant should possess FRCS (I) (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 Breast and Reconstructive Surgery.  A strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and a research interest is highly desirable.    

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: “Describe the MDT meeting structure and process that is most appropriate in 2019 to meet safety and service needs” 

Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the hospital, which can be arranged by contacting: Mr R Achuthan, Consultant Breast Surgeon on Leeds 0113-2068725. Catherine Cotton, Service Manager on 0113-2068142. 

Interviews will be held: Tuesday 29 January 2019. 

If you wish to discuss this, or have any queries, please contact Lynn Lindley in Medical Staffing on (0113) 2064895: E Mail Address: Please note that only electronic applications can be accepted for this post. To apply online visit

Closing Date: 27 December 2018.