Consultant in Paediatric Urology & General Surgery

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

An opportunity has arisen to join our teams within Urology and General Surgery at Colchester and Ipswich Hospital.

The appointee will be based within the Urology department and will join 12 substantive and 3 locum consultants in the ESNEFT urology team with clinical commitments at both the Colchester and Ipswich sites. Current paediatric urological and surgical services have been provided by both urologists and general surgeons with an interest in paediatric surgery. Specialist tertiary support is provided by a visiting consultant paediatric surgeon from the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Tertiary referrals are made for more complex cases and there are links with Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge and Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will:

  • Work with colleagues to provide a Consultant-led service with the highest standard of care
  • Work with the multi-professional team to develop care pathways and clinical guidelines by engaging with the cross-site Children's Surgical forum as well as the ODN and GIRFT teams
  • Develop and maintain good working practices with wards, out-patients and the ED
  • Collaborate and promote close working links with colleagues, other departments and primary care
  • Offer educational, clinical support and leadership to junior medical colleagues, nursing colleagues and other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ensure appropriate information is made available to staff to measure clinical performance and enable meaningful benchmarks to be established and evaluated within your area of responsibility
  • Ensure there is a robust process for reviewing the quality of services provided, explaining the causes of success and failure and ensure the highest standards are maintained
  • Provide a role model of professional leadership, which underpins the corporate values and behaviours agreed by the organisation, ensuring these are understood and demonstrated by the medical workforce within your area and take remedial action where poor behaviours are demonstrated
  • Ensure that junior doctors training conforms to College requirements

About us

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) provides hospital and community health care . We serve a wide geographical area with a population approaching 800,000 residents. We deliver care services from two main hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, six community hospitals, high street clinics and in patients' own homes. We have nearly 10,000 staff, with an annual budget of over £650 million. We are the largest NHS organisation in the East Anglia.

We are building for better care with an exciting capital development programme across our sites - totalling £100million over the next five years.

We are building a new elective orthopaedic centre for ESNEFT at Colchester Hospital. It will be one of the biggest centres in the country and will ensure we can retain complex and low volume cases locally for the people we serve.

We are also now building a £7million specialist interventional radiology and cardiac angiography unit at Colchester.

At Ipswich we are investing £35million in a new Emergency Department and co-located Urgent Treatment Centre, with additional diagnostic imaging kit (MRI and CT). There's a £5.3million molecular diagnostic laboratory soon to open at Ipswich, and works begins soon for a new Breast Care Centre and a Children's Unit.

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Date posted

30 April 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£93,666 to £126,281 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

432-MR2408

Job locations

Colchester and Ipswich Hospital

Colchester / Ipswich

CO4 5JL


Job description

Job responsibilities

The key duties and responsibilities are:

  • General responsibilities including participation in Consultant on call rota
  • Specialist Clinics
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Operating: as per specialty
  • Teaching
  • Other care of inpatients or outpatients
  • Clinical and other administration as required by agreement
  • Teaching and training of junior staff and undergraduates
  • Participation in Clinical Governance

The job plan is expected to consist of 10 Programmed Activities (PAs) and the exact details of job plan will be agreed with the successful candidate after their appointment.

The total number of sessions will be 10 PAs with a proposed breakdown as follows:

DCC 7.5 PAs including cross-site travel time (see below)

1.5 Core SPA for essential revalidation activities

1 PA audit, QIP and teaching

Job description

Job responsibilities

The key duties and responsibilities are:

  • General responsibilities including participation in Consultant on call rota
  • Specialist Clinics
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Operating: as per specialty
  • Teaching
  • Other care of inpatients or outpatients
  • Clinical and other administration as required by agreement
  • Teaching and training of junior staff and undergraduates
  • Participation in Clinical Governance

The job plan is expected to consist of 10 Programmed Activities (PAs) and the exact details of job plan will be agreed with the successful candidate after their appointment.

The total number of sessions will be 10 PAs with a proposed breakdown as follows:

DCC 7.5 PAs including cross-site travel time (see below)

1.5 Core SPA for essential revalidation activities

1 PA audit, QIP and teaching

Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • Entry on GMC Specialist Register in Paediatric Surgery or eligibility for specialist registration in Urology within 6 months from the time of the interview
  • FRCS (Paeds) or equivalent
  • At least 5 years at SpR level (or equivalent)
  • A confident person who has the ability to manage, motivate and teach the junior medical staff
  • Ability to lead and work as part of multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience in Clinical Audit
  • Fully registered with GMC with Licence to Practice
  • Full driving licence and regular access to a car

Desirable

  • Fellowship of the European Board of Paediatric Surgeons.
  • Role as consultant and all its implied responsibility for clinical management tasks
  • Management training course
  • Published research in peer reviewed journal
  • Formal training in teaching
  • Appropriate IT skills
Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • Entry on GMC Specialist Register in Paediatric Surgery or eligibility for specialist registration in Urology within 6 months from the time of the interview
  • FRCS (Paeds) or equivalent
  • At least 5 years at SpR level (or equivalent)
  • A confident person who has the ability to manage, motivate and teach the junior medical staff
  • Ability to lead and work as part of multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience in Clinical Audit
  • Fully registered with GMC with Licence to Practice
  • Full driving licence and regular access to a car

Desirable

  • Fellowship of the European Board of Paediatric Surgeons.
  • Role as consultant and all its implied responsibility for clinical management tasks
  • Management training course
  • Published research in peer reviewed journal
  • Formal training in teaching
  • Appropriate IT skills

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

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From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Colchester and Ipswich Hospital

Colchester / Ipswich

CO4 5JL


Employer's website

https://www.esneft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Colchester and Ipswich Hospital

Colchester / Ipswich

CO4 5JL


Employer's website

https://www.esneft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

PA to Miss Sharif

Tanya Bird

Tanya.Bird@esneft.nhs.uk

01206747474

Date posted

30 April 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£93,666 to £126,281 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

432-MR2408

Job locations

Colchester and Ipswich Hospital

Colchester / Ipswich

CO4 5JL


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