Junior Specialist Doctors (Standard) – StR 1-2 equivalent

Birmingham, West Midlands
16 Apr 2019
06 May 2019
General surgery
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time


UHB has a highly successful Junior Specialist Doctor (JSD) training programme, introduced in 2008 and now invites applications for core training in surgical specialties to commence on 7th August 2019 on a rotational basis, for up to 24 months.

Following a highly acclaimed Emergency/Acute Medicine programme UHB have now launched our JSD Core Training Programme working in collaboration with Birmingham Children’s Hospital aimed at training junior doctors in the competencies required for the successful completion of core training competencies in a wide range of Surgical Specialties including General Surgery, T&O, Paediatric Surgery, Neurosurgery, Renal Surgery, Urology and Plastic Surgery. The posts are for 2 years to include training in all the competencies required by the respective Royal College for core surgical training and includes rotational placements in key surgical specialists as a rotational JSD Standard.

The posts are not HEE recognised training posts but will train doctors in a similar way and with the competencies required for future progression. There will also be opportunities to extend the contracts with support provided for talented and committed staff including progression to JSD (Higher) posts.

UHB is one of the country’s leading hospitals and one of the most consistently high performing Trusts in the NHS. It has been rated ‘excellent’ for leadership and provides high quality of clinical and non-clinical services and excellent management.

Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years UK clinical experience or equivalent with at least 6 months relevant experience in a specialty area.

The terms and conditions of service are UHB terms for JSD’s, a summary of which can be found on the additional document attached to this advert.

Up to 24 Month Contracts available (shorter contracts can be offered if preferred, either 6 or 12 months if this is better for your training needs)

To apply or for more information relating to these positions please visit www.jobs.nhs.uk using reference number:  304-JSD-SURG-AUG19-3

Closing date: 06/05/2019

If you experience any difficulties when applying or have further questions please contact JSD@uhb.nhs.uk detailing the NHS Jobs reference number and the programme you wish to discuss.