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Consultant Breast Surgeon

Job Reference: 177-MDST-453A

Employer:
James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
General Surgery
Location:
JPUH, Great Yarmouth
Salary:
£77,913 to £105,042 pa

The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of around 230,000 people in the Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and Waveney areas. The Trust provides an integrated hospital and community children’s service.
Patent and staff experience is important to us and these are the behaviours we live by:
Putting patients first
Aiming to get it right
Recognising that everybody counts
Doing everything openly and honestly


An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for the forward thinking James Paget University Hospital in our Breast Team. The JPUH Breast Service were one of a few Trusts in the UK to take part in a pilot of GIRFT reviews for Breast Services. Members of the existing Team hold Regional and National roles. A member of our Team set up a world renowned MSC programme for Surgical students. The successful candidate for this replacement post will join the team of existing Breast Surgeons. Our Breast Team are a stand alone service and are not required to be a part of the Surgical On Call. The specialty is fully supported by experienced Breast Care Nurses.

The Trust is forward-looking and highly regarded within the local region. The James Paget University Hospital (JPUH) is a modern hospital with state of the art scanning and diagnostics.

The JPUH have been given an overall rating of “Good,” following the Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection which took place in August 2015. This places us in the top 30% of acute trusts in the country. The Trust came out top in the East of England region on the 2016 GMC trainees’ survey results, reflecting our commitment to providing a high quality training environment and looking after our trainees as valued colleagues.

The Hospital is an active partner in the Norwich Medical School at the University of East Anglia, Norwich. Approximately 1/3 of the undergraduate medical education is provided by the Trust. There will be opportunities for the successful candidate to become involved in the undergraduate programme which could lead to an Honorary Senior Lectureship. There is also the opportunity for those interested in academic work to develop research with the UEA, with access to research facilities at the University.

Candidates must have CCT or be within six months of completion of training or be on, or eligible for, the Specialist Register.

The James Paget University Hospital is located less than a mile from long sandy beaches and is within commuting distance from several small villages. There is a wide choice of good local schools and competitive house prices.

The roads are free from traffic congestion and residents enjoy a good quality of life with easy access to the natural beauty of the Norfolk Broads famed for its wildlife, walking, cycling and sailing opportunities. The historic city of Norwich is only 30 minutes away and has an international airport; there are excellent rail links to London and easy access to the ports of Felixstowe and Harwich for access to Europe.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mrs Sarah Downey, Consultant Breast Surgeon and Programme Training Director on 01493 452236.




The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recognises the requirement to promote health and reduce ill-health. The Trust is committed to the principles of improving working lives through a number of initiatives such as job share, flexible working and the development of a culture of openness and transparency. The Trust is committed to ensuring that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity, and religion or belief.

Tier 2 Sponsorship : We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available. Applying for entry clearance into the UK, must provide a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification before making your application.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to "name of trust" transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note all communication regarding your application will be made via email. You authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process. In accordance with and to the extent permitted by Data Protection Legislation in order for the Trust to perform its obligations under this application. Personal data relating to you may be kept electronically or in hard copy format.

Should we experience a high level of interest in this post, the vacancy may be closed prior to the stated closing date.


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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