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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/09/2020.

Locum Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Job Reference: 358-2545534-MED

University Hospitals of Leicester
Vascular Surgery
Glenfield Hospital with cross site cover, leicester
£82,096 - £110,683 10 PA


Applications are invited for a Locum Consultant in Vascular Surgery at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust consists of three acute teaching hospitals servicing the population of Leicestershire and the wider region. It is fully committed to Continuing Medical Education for Consultants.

The primary function of the post is to provide vascular and endovascular service to patients in Leicester and East Midlands Network and act as a Level 1 Centre for Northampton and Lincolnshire. The post holder will contribute to maintain and progress the standards of excellence in clinical care, training and research that the Leicester Vascular unit is internationally recognised for.

Whilst based at the Glenfield General Hospital, the post holder will be required to work flexibly across all three Trust sites (Leicester General Hospital, Leicester Royal and Glenfield Hospital) as well as at community hospitals sites across Leicestershire (mainly Loughborough and Market Harborough).

The primary role for this post holder will be to assist with the Unit's COVID-19 recovery plans. As such the role will predominantly consist of day case surgery for venous disease and outpatient commitments. There will be no requirement for the post holder to contribute to a regular on-call rota. The post will include providing in-reach cover during office hours for the Leicester Royal Infirmary. Whilst the focus of this post will be on outpatient and day case work the successful candidate should have extensive experience in all areas of Vascular Surgery and have the ability to work as part of a large consultant team.

Applicants must have full GMC registration with valid license to practice.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameProfessor Matthew BownJob titleProfessorEmail addressMatthew.J.Bown@uhl-tr.nhs.ukTelephone number07939086582

Closing Date: 22/09/2020

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments 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 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. As it is unlikely the Trust would be 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.

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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