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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/02/2020.

Senior/Post CCT Clinical Fellow Bariatric Fellowship

Job Reference: 339-MPJMG786

North Bristol NHS Trust
Bariatric Surgery
Southmead Hospital, Bristol

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North Bristol NHS Trust

Senior/Post CCT Clinical Fellow - Bariatric Surgery Fellowship 2020

Applications are invited from UK and overseas senior trainees or newly-appointed consultants for a Clinical Fellowship in laparoscopic bariatric surgery under the supervision of all four bariatric surgeons.

The North Bristol Fellowship programme has been approved by the Royal College of Surgeons of GB&I. The unit has a solid reputation for providing excellent, comprehensive training in all aspects of bariatric surgery, with opportunities for clinical research.

Duration: 6 months, extendable for a further 6 months by mutual agreement

Please note that North Bristol NHS Trust will not pay interview expenses in connection with the above

Location: NBT

Person Spec: Applicants should have experience in laparoscopic fundoplication and/or intracorporeal suturing, meticulous clinical standards and an excellent work ethic.

Possession of GMC and appropriate UK Visa registration are mandatory at the time of application, as are excellent English language skills.

Job Description: Fellows are responsible for day-to-day ward management and outpatient care of patients and will receive training in all aspects of bariatric surgery (including hands-on laparoscopic training and outpatient clinics) under the supervision of a group of four consultants.

The post-holder will be exposed to a wide range of bariatric procedures, including laparoscopic gastric bypass (RYGB and OAGB), sleeve gastrectomy, intragastric balloons and complex revisional bariatric surgery.

We expect that after completing a 12-month Fellowship, candidates will be able to independently perform gastric banding, bypass and sleeve gastrectomy.

Fellows will be encouraged to contribute to our active clinical research programme and receive mentoring in clinical research methodology while being expected to present their research at BOMSS and author an article.

Interested applicants should apply on-line via the link to our NBT website on NHS Jobs. Please explain your interest and experience in bariatric surgery in the “supporting information” section of the application form

The position is open to senior trainees or newly appointed consultants.

Start Date: 07th October 2020

Salary: £48,075 per annum

In addition to the above there will be supplements for out of hours working if applicable

Closing date: 26th February 2020

Please note that North Bristol NHS Trust will not pay interview expenses in connection with the above.

Provisional Job plan

Mon all day bariatric list

Tue am: bariatric MDT

pm: bariatric Out Patients

Wed am: Weight management Out Patients

pm: research

Thu all day bariatric list

Fri am: Fellows bariatric ward round

pm: SPA

Late applications will not be accepted

NBT is committed to equal opportunities

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alan Osborne

The following is applicable for ‘At Risk’ employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.

Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
If no applicant is appointed from the above ‘at-risk’ pools, those from the open market will then be considered for shortlisting.
If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel 0117 4141151.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

We are committed to Equal Opportunity - Job Share Applications are welcomed.

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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