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Bank Locum Consultant - Vascular Surgeon

Job Reference: J10-A-22-6034

NHS Professionals - Doctors
Vascular Surgery

Locum Consultant - Vascular Surgeon

We have an exciting opportunity for a Locum Consultant to work with us at University Hospitals Plymouth in Vascular Surgery.


Doctors Direct are part of NHS Professionals and owned by the Department of Health and Social Care, which means that we are part of the NHS family and sets us apart from locum agencies. We are working with University Hospitals Plymouth to help support them with their current medical vacancies.

About the Trust


Located in Britain’s Ocean City, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is the largest hospital trust in the South West Peninsula, providing comprehensive secondary and tertiary care to a wider population of almost 2,000,000 people. The Trust works within a network of hospitals to offer a range of specialist services including kidney transplants, Neonatal intensive care and high risk obstetrics and cardiothoracic surgery, among others.


Employing around 8,000 staff and volunteers, University Hospitals Plymouth is a major contributor to a region that is a mix of both rural and urban.


Doctors Direct have been proudly working in partnership with the Trust since January 2019 to support with the recruitment of doctors and ultimately help them realise their vision of providing excellent care, with compassion, wrapped around people’s individual needs.


Why chose Plymouth?


Plymouth is a beautiful port city located on the south coast of Devon and bordered by Cornwall to the West. Plymouth is the perfect central base for visiting beautiful coastal towns across Devon and Cornwall such as Salcombe, St Austell, Falmouth, Padstow, Newquay and St Ives.


Whether you are looking for beautiful walks or world-famous surfing beaches, the Southwest has it all. Plymouth is also situated on the edge of Dartmoor National Park which famously offers beautiful walking routes as well as mountain biking and bouldering.


Plymouth has a fantastic mix of over 95 restaurants to suit all tastes with established national chains, a vibrant independent restaurant sector, and a selection of restaurants which reflect all the major cuisines of the world. Plymouth also offers endless exciting attractions for families with the UK’s largest Aquarium, Dartmoor Zoological Park (home of the Hollywood movie ‘We bought a zoo’), Pennywell Farm, Super Tramp, Clip ‘n Climb, two Cinemas and much more.


About the role


This is an exciting opportunity for a locum Locum Consultant to join the Locum Bank at University Hospitals Plymouth. The trust is looking for Medics with a minimum of 6 months experience in an NHS Trust. Shifts will be offered on an ad-hoc basis and successful applicants will have the option to book across specialties. Shifts can be self-booked through the Medics Online booking



system or Allocate Me App with a mixture of days, nights and twilights being available.


Longer term placements may also be offered depending on experience.


Pay Rate





Locum Consultant







Doctors Direct recruit to the highest of NHS standards and all applicants for this role should meet pre-screening requirements before applying.


  • Full GMC license to practice
  • Minimum of 6 months experience in an NHS Trust within the last 2 years


Other Benefits


  • Revalidation support from the Trust.
  • Access to Doctors Direct Webinars with leading experts from across the Healthcare industry.


Want to know more?


To express your interest, please email where the local Doctors Direct team can provide more information on how to apply.


As an equal opportunities organisation, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective bank members and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.


“COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our bank members who are not clinically exempt from vaccination to get vaccinated.



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