Fellowship in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£51,017 a year
Closing date
31 May 2023

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Job summary

This is a fixed term post based at University Hospitals Birmingham. The duration of the post is 12 months in the first instance, with a view to extending to 24 months subject to satisfactory performance. This post requires the post holder to work at Junior Specialist Doctor (Higher) level (equivalent to StR 3+) within Vascular Surgery.

We can offer tailored training in specific areas of vascular surgery including limb salvage, complex endovascular aneurysm repair, renal access and research.

We provide excellent opportunities for learning and professional development as detailed below, with a named Educational Supervisor who will agree your learning objectives at the commencement of the post.

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust is the umbrella organisation for secondary care in Birmingham. Vascular Surgery is provided across six hospitals around Birmingham in a hub and spoke arrangement, caring for a population in excess of 2 million. The arterial hub is at Heartlands Hospital. There is a close working arrangement between this and the spoke Hospitals.

Main duties of the job

Engage with details of patient management in discussion with the consultants and ensure their efficient execution. To take history, examine and record all findings of all patients admitted under the Vascular Department's care. Carry out and arrange all relevant investigations. To see and examine all patients under the care of the Consultant concerned, including those in the Intensive Therapy Unit. To assist when required in the operating theatre. To attend and assist at out-patient sessions when required. To arrange for the transfer of patients to other hospitals or discharge home and including a discharge summary on patients transfer.

To ensure other Specialty Registrars and Consultants are kept informed regarding alteration in the condition of any of their patients. To dictate all urgent discharge summaries only and ensure that these are forwarded to the patients General Practitioner or hospital of transfer as soon as possible after the patient is discharged and complete letters to General Practitioners.

Please see attached Job Description for further details.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can;Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity; removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description for further details or contact the lead consultant to discuss the post in more detail.

Person Specification



  • *Medical Degree from a recognised University
  • *Full GMC registration with licence to practice
  • *Evidence of achievement of Foundation competencies in line with GMC standards/Good Medical Practice
  • *Eligibility to live and work in the UK



  • *A minimum of 3 years full time post graduate training (its equivalent gained on a part time basis) or equivalent experience and competencies.
  • *At least 2 years' experience in Vascular Surgery with interest in Vascular Surgery - including care of acutely ill patient.
  • *Proficient in basic procedures such as arterial embolectomy, arterial anastomoses, amputations of lower limbs and routine varicose vein adequately

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