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Senior Clinical Fellow in Urology

North Bristol NHS Trust
£58,398 a year Dependant on experience
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

The Bristol Urological Institute wishes offer an exciting opportunity to appoint a Senior Clinical Fellow in Urology to commence in July 2023.

This post is best suited to a post-CCT trainee wishing to gain general urology experience. Experience of advanced urological procedures will be essential for this post.

The post offers experience in general urological oncology.

The successful candidates will be expected to participate in the service activities in the department.

It is desirable that candidates have experience and familiarity with UK hospital systems and practices or equivalent.

Overseas applicants are expected to be eligible for registration with the General Medical Council and have passed the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum overall score of 7.5. This must be clearly outlined on their application. Please check the GMC website for details.

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

In addition to the annual salary there will be a supplement for out of hours working.

Please apply online via NHS Jobs

Late applications will not be accepted


Main duties of the job

The post holder will participate in a 1:12 on call rota, and will be responsible for the day to day management of ward patients.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the service activities in the department.


The Bristol Urological Institute has an active teaching programme and Fellows and Registrars are expected to actively participate in this activity.

The post holder will be available to undertake teaching sessions for medical students

and junior doctors as required. In certain circumstances you may be required to cover a colleague's clinical duties in order that they may deliver teaching sessions


1/2 day dedicated research session is provided for all fellows/SpRs. There are several ongoing research projects and fellows are expected to participate in these projects as well as undertaking at least one audit project during their training.

Courses/Training/Journal/Clubs/Lunchtime meetings

  • Weekly cancer multidisciplinary team meetings
  • Gran Rounds - Regular postgraduate lectures
  • Weekly X-ray meeting

About us

Southmead Hospital offers a comprehensive Urology service through the Bristol Urological Institute. The Institute is a tertiary referral centre and has gained a global reputation and has become a major National and International Education Centre. The teaching programme has evolved into an increasing number of national meetings, including operative courses, and an impressive database of research publications has been achieved. The BUI has a dedicated Learning and Research Facility.

The Department has 3 dedicated theatres (including a Robotic Theatre), an Outpatients Department, a Urodynamics Service as well as an on-site Lithotripsy Service serviced by the latest Stortz Modulith SLX-F2. There is a large Intensive Care Unit and Renal Transplant Unit on site which supports the work of the Department.

The BUI has a Da Vinci Robot in a dedicated theatre to support its oncological work as the Network Centre for the South West. We are proud to be a Teaching Hospital. The Department is committed to providing a number of highly specialised services as well as routine procedures, and attracts a large number of inpatient and outpatient referrals from outside the District. All general urological services are offered, with specialist services in the following areas: Urological Cancer Management, Functional and Reconstructive Urology, Stone Disease Management and Renal Failure.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will participate in a 1:12 on call rota, and will be responsible for the day to day management of ward patients.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the service activities in the department.

Please see job description for full details.

Person Specification



  • GMC
  • MB BS (or equivalent)
  • MRCS (or equivalent)
  • FRCS (Urol) or equivalent (for senior trainees)


  • Prizes



  • Evidence of training progression
  • Familiar with NHS
  • Completed structured training in urology
  • Experience as a specialist registrar or equivalent, in Urology (5 years at least)


  • Experience at SpR Level



  • Evidence of understanding and application of knowledge of speciality



  • Competent in peri-operative management of urology patients
  • Able to carry out diagnostic procedures (flexible cystoscopy, rigid cystoscopy) and core urological procedurs (TURP, TURBT, etc) independantly
  • Endoscopic skills
  • Able to deal with urological emergencies at registrar level
  • Experience outpatient management of urology patients
  • Able to establish good working relationships with all members of the mulit-disciplinary team
  • Able to communicate effectively with patients and their relatives


  • Some training in advanced uro-oncology
  • Training/experience in Robotic surgery



  • Demonstrate interest in research


  • Evidence of contribution to published research

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