Fixed Term Consultant in Vascular Surgery

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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North Bristol NHS Trust

Consultant in Vascular Surgery- 6 month fixed term post   

Applicants are invited for the post of Locum Consultant in Vascular Surgery. The successful applicant will join a team of 11 Vascular Surgeons who provide specialist vascular services, including renal access, transplant and complex endovascular, to the Bristol Bath Weston Vascular network. The network serves a population 1.3 million people, has two dedicated operating theatres (including a hybrid operating theatre), 39 dedicated vascular beds and an innovative clinical model. 

The post includes outpatient clinics, patient review at the RUH Hospital in Bath with elective and emergency vascular work at the Major Arterial Centre, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust. 

North Bristol NHS Trust is a progressive and ambitious teaching and research organisation, and a specialist regional centre for major trauma, neurosciences, plastics and burns, orthopaedics and renal services. With a turnover of £550m and 8,000 staff, our clinical teams have built a strong reputation for exceptional healthcare, personally delivered. We are working together to create the environment for exceptional healthcare – our acute services moved into the brand new, £430 million state of the art Brunel Building in May 2014. This 800 bed hospital at the Southmead site offers some patients single rooms with en-suite facilities, greatly improving privacy and dignity and helping to control the spread of infections. At the heart of what we do is a caring and compassionate workforce. 

The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, North East Somerset and Western Wiltshire. It is 14 miles between Bristol and Bath. 

Applicants should have a CCT or be on the GMC’s Specialist Register. Applicants who are within six months of obtaining their CCT on the date of the AAC may also apply. Applicants are expected to demonstrate their competence to communicate in spoken and written English. 

Should you wish to discuss the post further please contact Professor Robert Hinchliffe, Clinical Lead for Vascular Surgery on 0117 414 6378. Where equivalent qualifications or experience are being offered, it is essential that candidates should provide confirmation of this from the relevant College or Faculty in the United Kingdom and attach the confirmation to your application. 

When applying please include your CCT date in the Membership of professional bodies section of the online application form, which is where you must also record your GMC number. 

Salary range: £76,761 - £103,490

 For Consultant expenses related to this post, please refer to the document on NHS Jobs 

Committed to equal opportunities, job share applications welcome 



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