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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/11/2021.

Consultant Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery

Job Reference: 284-BC066-21

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Liver surgery

If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application.






Applications are invited for the post of part time (4 PA) Consultant Surgeon in Paediatric Hepatobiliary and Transplant at Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. This is a new post, available with immediate effect, to supports the Paediatric Liver/Small Bowel Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery. The appointee should have experience in Paediatric liver transplantation, intestinal transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery. This is a specialised post and it is expected that applicants may come from either a paediatric surgical background or from a transplantation background.

The appointee will be based within the Liver and Hepatobiliary Unit at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital (BWC). Surgical activity, including on-call, will be shared with Two Consultant Paediatric Hepatobiliary & Transplant Surgeon based at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital NHS foundation Trust and three Consultant Hepato-biliary and Transplant Surgeons from the Adult Liver Transplant Team based at University Hospital Birmingham Trust.

Informal enquiries to:

Dr Jane Hartley, Consultant Paediatric Hepatologist & Clinical Lead Liver Unit Birmingham Women’s and Children's Hospital

(Tel: 0121 – 333 8256 or email :  

Mr Khalid Sharif, Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgeon and Clinical director Surgery,  Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital (Tel: 0121- 333 8264 or email :

Mr John Isaac , Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgeon & Clinical Lead  at University Hospital Birmingham Trust (email:,


Interview date: end of November /Early December

BWC is committed to inclusion and diversity. Please ensure that you review the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against. If you believe your experience means you meet the criteria, please draw this out in your application.

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction.

As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children and/or adults.

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