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Fixed Term Appointment (F1 Level) in General and Upper GI Surgery

Job Reference: 040-FP26

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
General Surgery
Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport
£23,553 to £26,494 pa

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

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All applicants are invited to apply in welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Fixed Term Appointment (F1 Level) in General and Upper GI Surgery

Anticipated Start Date: 3rd April 2019 until 6th August 2019

Royal Gwent Hospital, South East Wales



Applications are invited for a Fixed Term Appointment (Foundation Year 1 Level) in General and Upper GI Surgery commencing 3rd April 2019 until 6th August 2019.

This post has become available due to a vacancy within the Foundation Programme. The post is not a recognised part of the Wales Deanery Foundation Programme, but the post holder will have equivalent access to supervision, training and educational opportunities as their colleagues within the Foundation Programme. The post is potentially suitable for doctors who are relatively new to the National Health Service, having qualified outside the UK but have some clinical experience.

The post is based in the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport, which is part of Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. Newport is within easy commuting distance of both Cardiff and Bristol, and has good transport links to South Wales, the South West of England and London.

The post comprises of up to four months of General Surgery. The post holder will work full time including participation in an out of hours full shift rota.

The doctor will form part of a clinical team with excellent support and supervision from other doctors in training and Consultants, alongside other F1 doctors.

The post will not have recognised educational approval, but will have the same supervision and annual leave as that of a recognised training post.

The Department of General and Vascular Surgery is currently staffed by 15 Consultants, 6 Specialty Registrars, 5 ST-level Clinical Fellows/Specialty Doctors, 4 Core Trainees, 3 CT-level Clinical Fellows, 3 FP2s and 12 F1s (including this post).

Excellent Postgraduate Medical facilities are available in a recently refurbished Postgraduate Centre.

In General Surgery you will be required to work a 1:12 full shift oncall rota with excellent resident senior support and supervision.

You will need to be eligible to work in the UK, hold a full GMC registration and a license to practice.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board has over 13,000 staff, including over 1,000 doctors and General Practitioners, 250 Consultants and a nursing staff of more than 5,000. Its Clinical School has 950 medical students and 350 post-graduate junior doctor replacements each year.

The Board covers a key geographical area on the picturesque Welsh border, with Cardiff and Bristol within commuting distance and direct links by road and rail to major UK centres such as London, Birmingham and Manchester.

Gwent is situated between Gloucestershire to the east and Cardiff and the Wales Valleys to the west, combining many of the attributes of neighbouring parts of England and Wales. The City of Newport is just 12 miles from Cardiff and close to the splendour of the Brecon Beacons and the Wye Valley. Bristol is within 30 minutes drive.

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If you have any queries regarding the post please contact Miss Tamsin Boyce, Consultant General Surgeon (01633 234126);

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Applications from job seekers who require 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 resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI website.

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