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Trust Grade Registrar/Clinical Fellow in Renal Transplant Surgery

Job Reference: 358-1988613-RRCV

University Hospitals of Leicester
Renal Transplant Surgery
Leicester, Leicester
Total salary package incl

Trust Grade Doctor in Renal Transplant Surgery

Applications are invited for the position of Trust Grade Doctor at ST3+ Registrar level in Renal Transplant Surgery based at the Leicester General Hospital. Applications will also be considered from suitably qualified and motivated CT2/3 Level doctors.

The post-holder will work within the Registrar team and be expected to,
take part in daily ward rounds, assist in out-patient clinics, participate in MDT meetings, participate in a 1:5 on call registrar rota and perform other relevant work as directed by the Consultants. This post is available for up to 24 months and is to commence as soon as possible.

The unit is staffed by four consultant transplant surgeons, a surgical SPR, four fellows at registrar level, 2 FY2 doctors and 3 FY1 doctors.

Last year the unit performed 129 kidney transplants, 30 of which were from live donors. The transplant service relies heavily on a team approach and the surgical staff work in close conjunction with the nephrology team. Approximately 600 vascular or peritoneal access operations including complex procedures are performed each year. In addition to transplant activity the main interests of the consultant surgical staff are vascular access surgery and endocrine surgery.

The unit has experienced a significant expansion in the volume of kidney transplants performed. The appointee will be part of a surgical team providing services for patients requiring renal transplantation and vascular/peritoneal access, and is expected to participate in all clinical activities, theatre sessions including live donor nephrectomy, kidney transplant dialysis access surgery and endocrine surgery as well as expected to participate in audit and clinical research.

Although this position is not recognised for training by the Postgraduate Deanery, successful applicants will have the opportunity to participate in some of the wider educational activities of the department (journal clubs, MDT meetings, radiology meetings)

Applicants must have or be eligible to apply for full GMC registration with a license to practice to take up this post. You should also have surgical experience.

Closing on the 30th of October 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Candidates are invited to visit the department or discuss the post and may do so by contacting:- Jas Mahal, Secretary to Mr Atul
Bagul, Head of Service / Transplant & Endocrine Surgeon on (0116) 258 4658 or by email at

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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.

UK Registration

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

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