Junior Clinical Fellow in General Surgery

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£33,790 to £53,132 a year Per Annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Job summary

The General Surgery team at St George's Hospital wishes to appoint an ST1/ST2 level trust doctor to join the surgical team. The post would provide an ideal professional development platform from which the appointee may develop a portfolio of experience, although the post is not part of a formal training programme. The main responsibilities of the post are to care for the patients admitted to the wards for elective or emergency surgery

Main duties of the job

Main Duties/Key Results Areas:

The appointee will be responsible for the care of patients under the colorectal or UGI surgical team, including administrative duties. They should be competent at the 'senior house officer level' in general and emergency surgery.

  • On-call duties, including day and night shifts on a rotational basis.
  • Conducting General surgery clinics.
  • Performing Theatre duties.
  • Fulfilling ward duties, including ward rounds.

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring Health, Safety, and Welfare compliance.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of confidential information according to Data Protection Act provisions.
  • Adhering to the Trust's Equal Opportunities policy to prevent unlawful discrimination.
  • Keeping skills up-to-date, following Trust policies and professional codes, and maintaining necessary registration.
  • Complying with St. George's Healthcare No Smoking Policies.
  • Undertaking additional duties as required, consistent with the grade and service needs.

About us

Trust Vision & Values:

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the Trust, being Excellent, Kind, Responsible & Respectful, and behave in a way that reflect these.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be expected to agree mutually agreeable cross cover arrangements with his/her colleagues within the firm and for these arrangements to be documented in writing. Notification of annual or other arranged leave, and cover arrangements, must be at least six weeks prior to the proposed leave, and must be made in writing to the Specialty Manager for General Surgery, approved by a consultant within the firm. Post holder will be expected to work with and support the Physician assistants and clinical nurse specialists within the team.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • - Full GMC registration
  • - MBBS or equivalent


  • BSc qualification



  • - Pre-registration House Officer posts


  • A&E, previous general surgery positions



  • - A developing knowledge of the basic science of surgery and the ability to apply this into clinical practice. - Ability to follow advice and instruction..


  • - Proven manual and technical aptitude.



  • - Commitment to learning. - Potential to cope with stressful situations and undertake responsibility. - Excellent communication skills



  • Audit


  • Experience of service improvements

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