CT2 General Surgery

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
25 Jan 2019
22 Feb 2019
General surgery
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

There has never been a better time to join our Trust than now! We run three busy hospital sites at Peterborough, Huntingdon and Stamford and provide outpatient services in two community hospitals in Ely and Doddington. Our 6,000 staff serve a growing population of 700,000 across Cambridgeshire and South Lincolnshire.

As a newly-merged, larger organisation we have increased opportunities to enhance services, ensuring we provide the best patient experience and clinical outcomes. For our staff this means they can experience a wide and varied career within the one organisation. We offer a real commitment to supporting your career in an environment where your skills and ideas are valued, where you are supported in developing your full potential and where your individual contribution is recognised, respected and rewarded.

Our Trust vision is: Working together to be the best at providing outstanding care for local communities, and so we look to appoint people who are as passionate about good quality patient care as we are!

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust is currently looking to appoint a Trust Doctor (CT1/2 Level) in General Surgery at Hinchingbrooke Hospital, to commence as soon as possible for an initial period of 6 months. The post holder will participate in a 1 in 8 Middle Grade on call rota. 

The Trust’s General Surgical Department provides a comprehensive service, covering all the main sub-specialities, including laparoscopic surgery, for which there are a total of 50 dedicated beds. 

This post is a Trust post and is therefore not recognised for training by the Royal College however it does give valuable clinical exposure and provide the same training opportunities, working conditions, annual and study leave entitlement as is afforded all doctors in training posts.

Prospective candidates must be registered and licensed to practice with the General Medical Council.  

The Trust operates a no-smoking policy. Employees are not permitted to smoke on Trust premises. 

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date: 23:59 on 22 February  2019

Interview Date : TBC

Employees commencing employment who require a DBS Check, or existing staff transferring to roles which require a DBS or higher level DBS than currently held, will be charged for the cost of the check (currently £50 for an Enhanced Check and £31 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from your first months’ salary.

Appointment to any position is conditional on the satisfactory completion of the core NHS Employment Checks Standards. Information disclosed in your application will be checked and any offer of appointment may be withdrawn if you knowingly withhold or provide false or misleading information. In submitting an application form, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed. This includes a check with the DBS Update Service where registered.

Tier 2 applicants working in healthcare will need to provide a criminal record certificate for them and any dependants from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the 10 years prior to their application.

Our employee benefits include:

  • Excellent pension, maternity and sick pay schemes
  • On-site flexible nursery open 7am to 8pm 52 weeks a year (Hinchingbrooke Hospital only)
  • Access to inhouse physiotherapy services
  • Family friendly working patterns
  • Subsidised restaurant & car parking
  • Retail & leisure discounts

Our Values - At the heart of all that we do
We don’t only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we look for individuals who possess and demonstrate behaviours which underpin the core values of our organisation. These include such attributes as being dedicated, practicing the highest level of care towards everyone, showing courage and embracing innovation. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves and others, and being open to new ideas. So show us through your application and at interview how you meet these