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Senior Clinical Fellow in General Surgery

Job Reference: 040-CF397-A

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
General Surgery
Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport
£31,219 - £49,087

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.

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 support flexible working.

Senior Clinical Fellow in General Surgery

Fixed term for 6 months initially with a possible extension for a further 6 months

Anticipated Start Date: Early 2019

This post is not recognised for training

Applications are invited for a Senior Clinical Fellow (Higher Level) in General Surgery commencing early 2019. The post is available for 6 months with possible view to extension for a further 6 months, subject to satisfactory formal assessment.

Robust support is provided for doctors in training and non-training medical roles, with full supervision of research and audit. The successful candidate will be encouraged and expected to publish and present during the term of the appointment.

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

The General Surgery Department is currently staffed by 15 Consultants, 1 Associate Specialist, 7 Specialist Registrars, 5 Clinical Fellows, 9 Core Trainees/FP2s and 12 Foundation Year 1 doctors. There is a separate network on call service for Vascular Surgery.

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

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Applicants must hold or be eligible to hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC.

This post is not included on the current UK Shortage Occupation List and is subject to the rules outlined in the attachment ‘Resident Labour Market Test Guidance’.

In the supporting information section of their application form, applicants must include whichever of the following statements applies:

EITHER: "I have completed my Foundation Training."

OR: "I have not completed my Foundation Training." (Please include a full explanation for this statement, e.g. equivalent competency formally recognised by the Deanery)

Course Funding: Please note that unless agreed by the Division in advance, course funding is not available for Clinical Fellow or fixed term cover for training grades.
For further details / informal visits contact:

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or visit the department should contact Miss Tamsin Boyce, Consultant Surgeon, on telephone number 01633 234126.

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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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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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