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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/05/2019.

Consultant Urology - Interest in Prostate Cancer

Job Reference: 292-1713396-HT-H

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
PAH, Harlow
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum

The Role

Urology Consultant with a Specialist Interest in Prostate Cancer Diagnostics

Surgery and Critical Care

£77,913 - £105,042 per annum

10 PAs

Core hours with 1:5 on call

The post is based at The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust in Harlow with satellite activity at St Margarets Hospital, Epping.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a young, dynamic and expanding department. The posts will involve core urology with a dedicated subspecialty interest. This post is for a candidate with an interest in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis with the ability to undertake both TRUS Biopsies and Transperineal Template Biopsies.

Our Trust has recently developed a link with Cambridge University Hospital to help serve our paediatric urological population. Should a candidate have an interest in paediatric urology, then this may be facilitated.

Additionally, the key responsibilities of the posts will be the development and delivery of urological elective and emergency care, supported by the existing urology team. The post holder will be expected to be closely involved in the management of the unit and education and training of the junior doctors.

Harlow offers excellent travel links by road, rail and air travel as the town is situated just off the M11 motorway, the train station Harlow Town is one of the stops for the Stansted Express train going from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport where international flights depart to various destinations. There are good quality schools, rural or urban living, Olympic sporting facilities and excellent shopping centres within the locale.


For this role you will need the following academic qualifications:


    • MB BS or equivalent


    • FRCS UROL or equivalent


    • MD thesis or equivalent desirable


    • On Specialist Register


For Further information about the position please contact –

Please Contact the Clinical Lead, Mr Waseem Akhter on 01279827862 or





About us

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst "building for excellence" and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values which are Respectful, Caring, Responsible and Committed.


Princess Alexandra Hospital is conveniently located in Harlow, Essex just 25 minute drive to London Stansted Airport and 25 minutes train ride to London Liverpool Street. Harlow also has excellent road connections across England, with the M11, M25, A10, M1 and A1 all on its doorstep.

What we can offer

Full induction process * Structured pay scheme with annual increments * Additional living supplement to your basic salary * Minimum 27days annual leave plus bank holidays ( pro rata for part time staff ) *
NHS Pension scheme * Flexible working patterns * Onsite creche facilities * Child care vouchers * Annual appraisals with career pathways * In-house training courses * Discounted hospital restaurant * Onsite accommodation subject to availability.

All new staff joining Princess Alexandra Hospital will be subject to a probation period of 6 months.

Priority for this appointment will be awarded to any officially identified NHS staff "at risk"

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, and Vulnerable Adults. Offers of employment are subject to pre-employment NHS screening checks.

Providing false or misleading information or unsatisfactory pre-employment checks may result in the offer of a post being withdrawn.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for the post will be invited for the next stage of the recruitment process.

We aim to represent the diversity of our local communities and positively encourage applications regardless of age, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.

Why not Come Home to Harlow and Work with us!

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.

UK Registration

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

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