Trust Doctor in General Surgery (FY1)

Ashford, Kent
Nodal point 1, £27,146 basic pro rata per annum
06 Mar 2019
20 Mar 2019
General surgery
Career Level
Foundation year 1 (F1)
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Foundation Year 1 Trust Doctor in our General Surgery department within the Surgical Division for East Kent Hospitals.


Providing person-centered, high quality and effective care is at the top of our agenda and we pride ourselves in demonstrating our values that people feel cared for, safe and confident that we are making a difference in everything we do.


As an Foundation year 1 Trust Doctor with high standards, this is your opportunity to make a profound impact on the future of the Trust as well as the lives of every person we care for. You will be able to demonstrate your passion for delivering high standards of healthcare to the public, patient safety and patient experience.


East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust (EKHUFT) is one of the largest hospital trusts in UK serving a population of 750,000. University status was gained in August 2008, reflecting our training provision for doctors and in particular, our undergraduate medical students.


This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the dynamic General Surgery team. It is a 4 months fixed term contract until 06/08/2019 to cover deanery gap.


You will be participating in the day-to-day provision of routine and emergency surgical care appropriate to your level of training on the wards, in theatre and in clinics. A weekly timetable ensures a mix of duties to develop your experience and further your surgical knowledge. You will be required to keep accurate notes that are dated, legible and signed, undertake VT Assessment and EDN as required.


You will also be responsible for the care and day-to-day clinical management of inpatients of the Consultant for whom you are working.


We are actively encouraging equal opportunities. The Trust operates a complete smoking ban on all sites and grounds.


All posts are subject to a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure check in the event of the post being offered.


For further details / informal visits contact: Please contact Mr Harinath on or 01233 616173.


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