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Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon

Job Reference: 358-2088776-CON

University Hospitals of Leicester
Breast Surgery
Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester, Leicester
£79,860 - £107,668

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is seeking to appoint a Substantive Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon in Breast Surgery.

Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified candidates for the above post. This post is based at the Glenfield hospital, with some cross site working included.

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake management of patients requiring a wide range of Breast Surgery and multidisciplinary care and to work in liaison with Consultants within the department. Opportunities to develop an area of special interest are available and encouraged.

The post holder will be a core member of the Breast Cancer MDT.

We are an active and expanding reconstructive unit with close links with the Plastic Surgery department at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, who provide free flap reconstruction facility as well as immediate and delayed option. There is also a dedicated breast ward with experienced nursing staff. There is a compliment of junior medical staff and specialty trainees.

Applicants must have full registration with the GMC and be in possession of the FRCS (Gen) or equivalent and CCT/CESR in General Surgery (or within 6 months of completion)

Desirably the successful candidate would have Fellowship training in Breast surgery.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Mr Krupa, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, and Head of Service in Breast Surgery - 0116 2502453

(Secretary – Mrs Anna Geraghty)

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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