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Senior Clinical Fellow in General Surgery

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
London, Tooting
£33,790 to £53,132 a year per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Clinical Fellow in General Surgery (ST3+ equivalent)

The General Surgery at St Georges University Hospital Foundation NHS Trust wishes to appoint two registrar on a Trust grade basis.

The post will initially be for four months with the possibility of an extension for a further six months.

Main duties of the job

The post will be based across all firms, working with 11 consultants and would be working equally as a part of our team of 12 registrar level surgeons with support from our team of CTs, FY2s, F1s, Clinical Fellows and Nurse Specialists across the department. Applicants will be exposed to all aspects of general surgery in a teaching hospital environment.

The post holder will participate in the General Surgery registrar rota which complies with national guidelines and attracts a band supplement. The post holder will be capable of managing general surgery emergency patients at the registrar level.

The rota comprises a 1:12 shift system of daytime and night time on calls, split into blocks of weekdays (Monday-Thursdays) and weekends (Friday-Sunday).

Post holder for the position needs to cover various responsibilities, including on-call duties, General surgery clinics, Theatre duties, and ward duties including ward round.

On Call DutiesDay and nights on call will be on a 1:12 basis, organised into blocks of 4 (Mon-Thurs) and 3 (Fri-Sun) days.

About us

With nearly 8,000 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, St George's Healthcare is the largest healthcare provider in southwest London.

Our main site, St George's Hospital in Tooting - one of the country's principal teaching hospitals - is shared with St George's, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. St George's Hospital also hosts the St George's, University ofLondon and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This is a clinical post where the appointee will join the general surgery firm and remain there for the duration of their contract. The post would provide an ideal professional development platform from which the appointee may develop a portfolio of experience. The post intended is not part of a training program. If the appointee has a particular interest in research or education, then this can be facilitated as part of the post.

The post holder will be required to participate in the clinical audit and clinical governance process within the framework of the General Surgery SDU. A weekly Surgical Educational meeting and Hospital Grand Round are held together with six weekly Clinical Governance meetings for all staff in the General Surgery SDU (clinical activities cease) which includes analysis of morbidity and mortality data.

The post holder will be required to participate actively in the education program of the SDU, attending clinical meetings within the specific firm and the SDU.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Training


  • Full GMC registration
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • MRCS or equivalent
  • ATLS or equivalent


  • BSc qualification or Higher Degree



  • General Surgery Senior House Officer (or equivalent) posts


  • Registrar level experience
  • Academic publications
  • Research experience
  • Teaching experience

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


St George's Hospital

Blackshaw Road

London, Tooting

SW17 0QT

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