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Post-CCT Fellowship in Mohs & Advanced Dermatological Surgery

Job Reference: 317-TD-18-030

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Mohs and Advanced Dermatological Surgery
Dermatology - RVI, Newcastle upon Tyne
£30,605 to £48,123

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We offer the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,500 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”. With more than 1.69 million patient contacts each year, delivering innovative, high quality services locally, regionally and nationally and internationally and was awarded ‘Outstanding’ rating by the CQC.



Ref: 317-TD-18-030

Applications are invited for one-year posts, suitable for dermatologists seeking specialist training in Mohs micrographic surgery, dermatological surgery and cutaneous oncology. The Post is to commence on the 13 August 2018 for 12 months. Candidates may be qualified dermatologists, dermatology trainees within 6 months of CCT, immediately post-CCT or dermatology trainees seeking Out of Programme Experience. This programme will provide training and experience in a wide range of dermatological surgery topics with an emphasis on the management of skin cancer. On completion of the programme it is anticipated that the trainee will have skills appropriate to a dermatologist with a special interest in cutaneous surgery and cutaneous oncology, including Mohs micrographic surgery, surgical reconstruction for skin cancer, scar revision and the dermatological use of lasers. During the fellowship fellows will act as an anatomy demonstrator for head and neck within the NewcastleMedicalSchool. Fellows will be encouraged to attend the annual AmericanCollege of Mohs Surgery meeting. In 2016 more than 1000 patients underwent Mohs surgery and reconstruction in the dermatology surgery unit.

The post is based at the Royal Victoria Infirmary dermatology department working under the supervision of Drs Clifford Lawrence, James Langtry, Thomas Oliphant & David Brass. Potential candidates are strongly recommended to undertake a one week visit of the department before application. This can be arranged by telephoning 0191 282 4548 or email to,

You must be registered with the GMC and have MRCP (or equivalent). The post is subject to review after three months and continuation in the post is dependent upon satisfactory performance. Non UK/EEA applicant should ensure that they are aware of recent changes to the immigration rules for Postgraduate Doctors and Dentists.

For an informal discussion and further information regarding the opportunity and Directorate, please contact: Dr James Langtry, Consultant Dermatologist or Dr Tom Oliphant via email at and Thomas.Oliphant@nuth.nhs.uK

For further information on how to apply, please refer to Section H ‘How to Apply – Guidance for Applicants’, or alternatively contact: Suzanne Evans, Assistant HR Officeron 0191 2825465, or via email at Please quote the post reference number (above) in all correspondence.

Closing Date: Midnight on the 4 March 2018

Interview Date: 28 March 2018

Important note on completion of reference section of Application Form

All references from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to The Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail. You should check your SPAM folders as well as your inbox. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful

Newcastle Hospitals is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We recognise there is a real benefit in providing an inclusive environment in which diverse employees can work together and feel valued. For this purpose the Trust supports a number of staff networks including LGBT, Disability and BME.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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