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Clinical Fellow ST3+ in Plastic Surgery


Main area
Plastic Surgery
Fixed Term
Full Time
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Southmead Hospital
£31,217 - £49,086
25/11/2018 23:59

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North Bristol NHS Trust

Southmead Hospital

Clinical Fellow SpR / ST3+ Plastic Surgery

We wish to appoint Clinical Fellows SpR / ST3+ Level in Plastic Surgery. These posts are to commence 06th February 2019 for 6 months initially, with the possibility of a further 6 month extension being offered, subject to departmental approval. The post is based at either of our two sites in the city and will rotate between the sites.

The adult side is based at Southmead Hospital. This extremely busy and expanding department is able to offer a wide range of experience, including hands, lower limb trauma, reconstructive breast surgery, head and neck cancer and sarcoma, as well as skin cancer.

The paediatric posts are based at the Bristol Children’s Hospital with be exposure to trauma as well as elective paediatric plastic surgery procedures. The department deals with hand and lower limb trauma as well as facial and other complex soft injury tissue injuries. The Paediatric Burns Centre for the South West and the Cleft Lip and Palate Unit are based at the BCH.

The successful candidate will take part in a 1 in 10 on-call rota between the 2 sites. The on call is based on a 24 hours shift and is compliant with EWTD.

This post is not recognised for training by the Specialist Advisory Committee in Plastic Surgery and does not have postgraduate deanery approval; however, the job is well supported and is educationally sound. 

Candidates must have GMC registration with a licence to practice that allows them to work in posts that are not recognised for training. It is essential that candidates have experience and familiarity with UK hospital systems and practices or equivalent.

Further details available from Mr Tom Chapman, Consultant Plastic Surgeon Tel: 0117 414 7628.

The annual salary is in accordance with the Specialty Registrar Scale as follows (October 2018 rates); £31,217 - £49,086.

A standard working week is 40 hours and this post also attracts a supplement of an additional 50% of the basic salary for working on the out of hour’s rota up to a weekly average of 48 hours.

Closing Date – 25th November 2018

If you are shortlisted we will contact you by email with details of your interview of which you will need to confirm your attendance. Therefore it is important that you check your online account regularly.

Please note North Bristol Trust will not pay any relocation or interview expenses in connection with this post.

Late applications will not be accepted


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Further details available from Mr Tom Chapman, Consultant Plastic Surgeon Tel: 0117 414 7628.

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