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General Practitioner with Special Interest

Job Reference: 050-GP-553C-11-18

Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board
Breast Surgery
Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan
£88,710 per annum (pro rata)

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities. Visit our web site

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Are you a General Practitioner who is looking for a new challenge or an opportunity to introduce variation into your working life?


Applications are invited for a GP to join the vibrant breast unit in Glan Clwyd Hospital to replace a valued member of the team who has geographically relocated. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support the breast clinics and to integrate into the breast team. The successful candidate would undertake new patient and general breast clinics and would be supported in the diagnosis and management of benign and malignant breast disease. You would have the opportunity to work alongside consultant surgeons, radiologists, breast care nurses and supporting teams. Consultant led training would be offered initially if required, prior to undertaking independent practice.


The breast unit in Glan Clwyd Hospital is a busy unit staffed by two Consultant oncoplastic surgeons, a consultant radiologist, 2.6 breast care nurses, two middle grade speciality doctors, a senior house officer and a foundation year 1 doctor. We treat over 200 breast cancers each year and offer a full complement of Oncoplastic procedures including implant and pedicled tissue flap breast reconstruction.


We offer teaching and training to medical students from Cardiff and Swansea Universities and our unit are involved in medical research in association with the North Wales Clinical Research Centre, as well as taking part in many National Clinical Trials.


The job requires the candidate to attend on Mondays with further sessions available by negotiation.


So if you feel that you would like to improve your work/life balance and enhance your personal development in a supporting and nurturing environment, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information contact Mr Walid Abou Samra (Consultant Oncoplastic Surgeon, Clinical Lead for Breast Services) secretary 01745 583910 extension 7247 or Mrs Mandana Pennick (Consultant Oncoplastic Surgeon) secretary 01745 583910 extension 7249.


BCUHB is committed to improving the working lives of our employees. We actively promote equal opportunities, flexible working & staff support. Applications from those wishing to work less than full time will be encouraged.

By submitting your electronic application, you are giving your consent for elements of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure internal NHS Workforce systems; in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within BCUHB and will be used for the purposes of checking your Professional Registration & Disclosure and Barring Scheme online (where applicable).

These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing in line with current Data Protection Legislation especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). As an organisation, we ensure that the legislation defining confidentiality is observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII).

If you are successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise BCUHB to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held training and sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI website.

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.

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