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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/04/2020.

Consultant in Liver Transplant

Job Reference: 298-CON-596

Employer:
Consultants
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£79,860 to £107,668 per annum pro rata

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Consultant in Liver Transplant

St James’s University Hospital

Closing Date: 23 April 2020

Ref: 298-CON-596 

We are looking for an individual to fill this replacement post within the Hepatobiliary & liver transplantation Department at St James’s University Hospital.  

This is a consultant post for Liver Transplantation (Adult & Paediatrics) and Hepatobiliary Surgery. Candidates will be on the adult and paediatric Transplant rota. Activities in the department include elective and Emergency surgery for Hepatobiliary cases, Adult and Paediatric Liver Transplantation (Cadaveric & Living Donor). The department is well renowned nationally and internationally in the field of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Transplantation. Leeds is one of three national paediatric transplant centres. 

The successful applicant should possess FRCs (or equivalent) and should be included on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview, if currently within a training programme within the UK.  In accordance with the consultant appointment regulations, all other categories of doctors must be on the Specialist Register. 

Applicants should have established skills in Liver Transplantation both for adults and paediatric transplantation. Experience n Hepatobiliary Surgery is also essential. Experience in living donors and splitting livers is also desirable. A strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and a research interest is desirable. 

Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work full or part time and those wishing to job share. 

Prospective applicants can contact: 

* Suorpreet kaur (secretary for Mr Magdy Attia) suorpreet.kaur@nhs.net or 01132064719

* Shirley Nearey (secretary for Mr Richard baker and Miss Emily Griffiths) shirley.neary@nhs.net or 01132068920 

INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD: Thursday 28 May 2020 (via the Zoom meeting app) 

If you wish to discuss this, or have any queries, please contact Lynn Lindley in Medical Staffing on (0113) 2064895: E Mail Address: LynnLindley@nhs.net 

Please note that only electronic applications can be accepted for this post.




This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Silver Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed. The Trust operates a points based waiting list system.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is part of the West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts (WYAAT), a collaborative of the NHS hospital trusts from across West Yorkshire and Harrogate working together to provide the best possible care for our patients

If you have any questions about the process please contact LTHT Resourcing on (0113) 2065980.


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



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