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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/04/2020.

UGI Consultant Surgeon

Job Reference: 297-1920-2558

Employer:
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
297 CC Medical Staff - Upper GI
Location:
Gateshead
Salary:
£79,860 to £107,668 pa

YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE FOR THIS VACANCY AS IT MAY CLOSE EARLIER THAN THE SPECIFIED DATE SHOULD EXCESSIVE APPLICATIONS BE RECEIVED

Please note should your application be successful, we will contact you via the email address you have provided on your application form.

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. Where possible this should be from two seperate employers. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

PLEASE NOTE it is a requirement of this Trust that all successful applicants pay for their DBS certificate if a check is required for the post. There are two methods of payment either directly through the online portal using a credit or debit card or through deduction from your monthly pay over a maximum of three months.


All new entrants to the NHS will be appointed on the minimum of the pay scale in line with Agenda For Change Terms & Conditions.


Applications are invited for a full time (10 programmed activities per week) Consultant in Consultant General Surgeon with Special Interest in Benign Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead.

 

Services provided include diagnosis and treatment of benign gastric and oesophageal conditions as well as management of gallstone disease and pancreatitis. The successful applicant will be part of a 3 WTE upper GI consultant team whose main interests are in benign upper gastrointestinal conditions

 

The proposed job plan will consist of 8.5 DCC PAs and 1.5 SPAs and will be expected to take part in a 1:8 General Surgical on-call rota. For candidates wishing to work less than full time an appropriate job plan can be negotiated.

 

Clinical training and experience in General Surgery equivalent to that required to gain entry to UK CCT in General Surgery. To be eligible for consideration for a Consultant appointment by an Appointments Committee, candidates must be fully registered on the UK General Medical Council's Specialist Register. Specialist Registrars may apply if within 6 months of CCT at date of application.

Informal enquires regarding the post can be made by contacting Mr M Eltringham, Clinical Lead/Consultant Colorectal Surgeon (Tel: 0191 445 2594).

 

Job share and part-time applications will be considered

 




Applicants who have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date are to assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

Applications are welcomed from candidates who may require sponsorship through the UK Border Agency to work in the UK. However, those candidates must be aware that appointment to the post may not be considered if a suitably qualified experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available and/or the post does not attract sufficient points. During the interview process, all candidates will be requested to provide appropriate original documentation to ensure their legal right to work in the UK may be verified.

Candidates who require sponsorship are strongly advised to visit the UK Border Agency website and familiarise themselves with what is required. There is a facility on this site to access the points based calculator and work through an example which should assist candidates in their understanding of the process.

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust is a smoke free organisation in line with Smoke Free Gateshead


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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, 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


UK Registration

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



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