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Clinical Fellow (Higher ST6+/Senior) in Hepatobiliary (HPB) Surgery

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£58,398 to £59,931 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Fellow (Higher ST6+ / Senior) in Hepatobiliary (HPB) Surgery at Addenbrooke's Hospital, part of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

This post is available from 03 October 2023 for a period of 12 months in the first instance.

The Cambridge HPB Surgical Unit is the centralised regional HPB referral centre for East Anglia covering a population of 2.5million. Our unit is one of the largest in the UK in terms of clinical volumes (8 Consultant HPB surgeons, >120 liver resections, >100 pancreatic resections annually), with excellent surgical outcomes. The post offers excellent subspecialty training in HPB surgery. There will be ample opportunities for clinical audit and research projects leading to publications.

Candidates will preferably have previous experience at Specialty Registrar level in General Surgery, experience in HPB Surgery is desirable although not essential.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will provide senior surgical cover for HPB patients including attending operating theatres, outpatient clinics, HPB MDT meetings and covering the on-call rota for HPB surgery. There will not be a commitment to General Surgery or Transplant Surgery on-calls. The successful candidate will join a team of SCFs and HPB Specialty Trainees. The appointee is expected to carry out a degree of clinical work independently.

We have an excellent track record of providing subspecialty training in HPB surgery including complex HPB resectional surgery. There will be ample opportunities to be engaged in research projects leading to publications.

The applicants must meet the essential criteria in the Person Specification section of the Job Description. Please note that these posts do not carry Postgraduate Dean's approval or training recognition.

Full Registration and a Licence to Practice with the General Medical Council at time of application is required.

About us

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC's Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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