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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/11/2019.

Clinical Fellow General Surgery

Job Reference: 050-SURG-593C-05-19-B

Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board
General Surgery
Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan
£31,998 to £42,333

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities. Visit our web site

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Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.


Applications are invited for a Clinical Fellow post in General Surgery commencing as soon as possible and is fixed term for 12 months. The post offers excellent experience and developmental opportunities in elective and emergency General Surgery (although it is currently not recognized for training by the Postgraduate Dean). The department is committed to support the appointee by offering them extensive opportunities to develop their portfolio, with a view to their successful progression onto the registrar level. This post is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and experienced surgical trainee with ambition to progress to registrar level.

The appointee will have the opportunity to progress clinically to the standard of competence needed for appointment to higher surgical training, or other registrar level posts. They will have their own educational supervisor. Active participation in surgical audit and clinical research projects will be encouraged. The appointee will have the opportunity to develop teaching skills within the department, and also through the undergraduate teaching programme. Study leave will be encouraged and supported on an equivalent basis to that which applies to educationally approved posts, with ATLS courses are available locally, if required. Assistance with exam preparation (e.g. MRCS) and interview practice will be provided.

Glan Clwyd Hospital enjoys excellent clinical and postgraduate facilities, with an extensive library.

This post currently operates a 1:11 full-shift Rota with prospective cover for annual and study leave.

BCUHB is committed to improving the working lives of our employees. We actively promote equal opportunities, flexible working and staff support. Applications from those wishing to work less than full time will be encouraged.

Informal enquires and visits are welcomed through Medical Staffing Department on 01745 583910 or by contacting Mr R. Morgan, Consultant Surgeon and Clinical Lead on 01745 583910 x7251, e-mail:

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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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