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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/12/2020.

Specialty Doctor in Forensics and Sexual Offences

Job Reference: 387-M-1785-MG

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Forensics and Sexual Offences
Central Health Clinic, Bristol
£40,037 - £74,661 pa

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

Speciality doctor in forensics and sexual offences (children and young people)



We are looking for a motivated and passionate individual to take on the role of Speciality doctor in forensics and sexual offences (children and young people) at the Bridge Sexual Assault Referral Centre and Paediatric Centre of Excellence located in Bristol.


The Bridge SARC looks after children and young people of all ages who have experienced sexual abuse in geographical regions of Avon and Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire as well as adults complainants of rape and sexual assault in the area covered by the Avon & Somerset Police.

Please note medical staff provision for the adult service within the SARC is currently contracted to an alternate provider.


We are looking for an innovative and dynamic experienced forensic doctor to join this service. This role is 0.25 wte, equivalent to 10 hours a week (which can be worked flexibly) to include one session out of hours a month (Saturday/Sunday/Bank holidays).


They will be supported by the divisional manager, SARC manager and work closely with the Clinical lead for the paediatric service and the Clinical Director for the adult service


Come and join this small, patient focussed team to enhance the care for victims of all ages of sexual violence in the South West

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMichelle CutlandAdditional contact information

Dr Michelle Cutland or Nicola Shannon on 0117 342 6999


University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


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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.

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