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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/06/2021.

Urology Specialty Doctor

Job Reference: 358-3084998-MED

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester General Hospital, Leicester
£45,124 - £77,519 £40, 037 - £74, 661

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Specialty Doctor in Urology

Applications are invited for this post in the department of Urology based at the Leicester General Hospital.

We are looking for the right candidate to join our high-profile team at an exciting time.
The service currently provides all urological activity for Leicestershire, offering all sub-specialties. We are a tertiary referral centre for cancer, andrology, stones and female urology. We have our own on-site lithotripter. We are just embarking upon our 5-year development plan for Urology which includes the building of a consultant-led Urology Planned Treatment Centre offering one stop outpatient Urology.
We continue to expand our robotic surgery programme for major cancer, and work in partnership with other Trusts providing cancer services for Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire.
Autumn 2017 will see the launch of East Mercia Urology as a single department, bringing together urology expertise from Leicestershire and Lincolnshire. It will provide a population of over two million patients with access to specialist care including, but not limited to, robotic assisted surgery, lithotripsy and brachytherapy. We anticipate that recruitment, teaching and education and access to clinical trials will also be further strengthened by this Partnership
Urology currently has 14 Consultant Urological Surgeons. They are supported by 2 Specialty Doctors,4 SpRs and 12 Junior Doctors and a team of Specialist Nurses. The department has a significant focus on research through clinical trials, clinical research and through strong links to Leicester and Nottingham Trent Universities.
Our Consultant team has national and international profiles and contributes significantly to the major Urological meetings (BAUS, American Urology Association (AUA) and European Association of Urology (EAU).

There is an on-call requirement for this role.

Candidates should have full GMC registration with a licence to practice and MRCS.

Late applications will not be considered.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information and an informal discussion, please contact:
Prof Killian Mellon, Head of Service for the Urology Department, Leicester General Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.
Tel: (0116) 258 4449 or Angela Barnard, General Manager:(0116) 258 8343

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameProfessor Killian MellonJob titleConsultant Urological Surgeon and Head of ServiceEmail addressjohn.mellon@uhl-tr.nhs.ukTelephone number01162584449

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

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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.

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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-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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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