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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/08/2020.

Locum Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Job Reference: 349-WYTH-730-20

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
MFT Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester
£79,860 - £107,668 PA

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 23,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
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  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

There is an opportunity to join our team at a time of exciting changes. This is offered as a 12 month locum post with a 10 PA Job Plan.

As part of Covid resilience and Trust Strategic direction, the clinical team are integrating the acute Vascular services in Manchester at Manchester Royal Infirmary. Applications are invited for the post of Locum Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon based at Manchester Royal Infirmary and supporting the spoke Trusts in our Network across Wythenshawe, Tameside, Macclesfield & Stepping Hill. This full-time post attracting 10 PAs, available with immediate effect, complements the current Vascular Service of 12 fulltime Consultants based at MRI & Wythenshawe Hospital. The appointee will be an integral member of the Vascular Surgical Service and will participate in an existing Vascular Surgery on-call and the Consultant of the Week rota. Mentorship within the unit will be provided based on discussion with the successful applicant around their needs.

The successful applicant will have a broad base in conventional vascular surgery as well as endovascular techniques. He/she will work with the existing consultant team to provide level three training in all aspects of Vascular Surgery and will be expected to support cross disciplinary working relations and in particular to be involved in endovascular procedures with the incumbent Consultant Vascular Radiologists.


To discuss this post contact Mr. Steve Richardson, Clinical Lead – or Julia Mitchell Directorate Manager Surgery - :- or Wythenshawe Hospital Switchboard on Tel. No. 01619987070.


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMr. Steve RichardsonJob titleClinical LeadEmail addresssteverichardson@nhs.netTelephone number01619987070Additional contact information

Julia Mitchell Directorate Manager Surgery

Wythenshawe Hospital Switchboard on Tel. No. 01619987070.


We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

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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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