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Consultant Vascular and Endovascular

Job Reference: 358-2077566-CON

University Hospitals of Leicester
Glenfield Hospital with cross cover, Leicester

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Applications are invited for a Consultant in Vascular Surgery at

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust consists of three acute teaching hospitals serving the population of Leicestershire and the wider region. It is fully committed to Continuing Medical Education for Consultants.

The primary function of the post is to provide vascular and endovascular service to patients in Leicester and East Midlands Network and act as a Level 1 Centre for Northamptonshire and Lincolnshire. The post holder will contribute to, maintain and progress the standards of excellence in clinical care, training and research that the Leicester Vascular unit is internationally recognised for whilst contributing to EVAR, carotid surgery, lower limb revascularisation and diabetic foot services.

The post holder will be required to work flexibly across Leicester Royal Infirmary and Glenfield Hospital, contributing to provision of day time cover (week days) for Leicester Royal Infirmary (A&E site) on a 1:9 rotational basis. There is an emergency on call rota 1:9 weekdays and 1:9 weekends.

The successful candidate should have extensive experience in all areas of vascular surgery and have the ability to work as part of a large consultant team, with the expectation that changes to the job plan will occur as the department develops.

The successful applicant will be expected to make a significant contribution to the continued development of the vascular service and support new initiatives, and will be required to undertake management duties, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and clinical audit.

Applicants must have full GMC registration with valid license to practice.

Closing date: 13/03/20



For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details/informal visits please contact:

Professor Matthew J Bown, Head of Service/Consultant Vascular Surgeon



We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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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