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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/12/2020.

Clinical Fellow in Sarcoma Surgery

Job Reference: 304-JSD4-015

Employer:
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust - Medical & Dental
Department:
General Surgery
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£49,036

UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.

Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: 0121 627 2000 and for Non-Medical (inc. Nursing) Ext. 16800, Doctors & Dentists Ext. 18384 or 18395, Bank posts 0121 371 8280.

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Applications are invited for a Clinical Fellowship in Sarcoma surgery to commence in April 2021 for an initial six month period. Previous experience of sarcoma surgery is not essential. The post offers excellent general surgical experience to those wishing to broaden their exposure to visceral mobilisation, dissection of the retroperitoneal structures and multi-visceral resection.

The Fellowship is approved by the Royal College of Surgeons, the Association of Coloproctology and the Association of Upper GI Surgeons for training.

This Fellowship offers unique exposure to complex retroperitoneal, pelvic and abdominal soft tissue sarcoma surgery. The Unit works in concert with the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital taking complex cases that require combined expertise including sacrectomy and hemipelvectomy. The sarcoma service also offers surgical support to the regional NET and Adrenal Units and there is a growing RPLND program for non-seminomatous testicular cancer. In addition the Fellow will have the opportunity to learn upper and lower endoscopy and gain further experience in general and emergency surgery. The complex nature of sarcoma surgery will ensure exposure to all branches of surgery including advanced plastic reconstruction.

A central part of this post will entail a significant contribution to the academic and research activities which are ongoing in the department. Collaboration with other centres in the UK and Europe is expected in order to produce meaningful work in this rare disease.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Further details may be obtained from the consultants via the Secretary

  • Mr Anant Desai, Consultant Sarcoma Surgeon
  • Mr Samuel J Ford, Consultant Sarcoma Surgeon
  • Mr Max Almond, Consultant Sarcoma Surgeon

Sec: Helen Hill.

Tel: 0121 371 15880 Helen.Hill@uhb.nhs.uk

Please submit an online application, ensuring you attach a copy of your CV.




All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences‎.

Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.


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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