Dermatology Cesr training post

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
£51,017 a year pro rata per annum
Closing date
12 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Plymouth has one of the highest incidences of skin cancer in the United Kingdom and the diagnosis and management of skin cancer makes up a significant part of the workload of the dermatology department. We are supported by a large plastic surgery department but believe that dermatology should be at the forefront of skin cancer therapy, both non-surgical and surgical including Moh's micrographic surgery. There is considerable potential for expanding the dermatology service to deal with demand.

The post is for a Doctor who is interested in pursuing the Cesr route with the support of the department. He /She will be responsible for the delivery and development of high quality Dermatology care under the supervision of the lead consultant. The post holder will also be expected to participate in the normal duties relating to the administration of the Dermatology Department. These duties will include teaching, continuing medical education and audit/clinical governance.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will participate in adult and paediatric dermatology outpatient clinics and minor surgical procedures. There will also be an opportunity to be involved in joint clinics with rheumatology and GU medicine and inpatient dermatological ward rounds. The department actively encourages audit and research.

About us

We are a people business - where every member of staff matters and can make a difference. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Joining University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust means becoming part of a team of dedicated staff, who are committed to leading the way through innovation, clinical excellence and great customer care. The Trust has great opportunities for career development in a highly progressive working environment. We offer all of this in a vibrant, modern city with a historic reputation for adventure. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION WILL BE ELECTRONIC, PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT REGULARLY. If you have any issues with applying online and need additional support including reasonable adjustments with the application process please contact the recruitment team on 01752 432100. We recognise that work life balance is important for our colleagues and so we invite requests from applicants around less than full time/flexible working for our advertised roles. Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss this prior to your application submission. We commit to giving this full consideration in each case. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles, as diversity strengthens our teams. It is sometimes necessary to close vacancies before the closing date. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job plans will be tailored to the personal and professional requirement of the department in agreement with the post holder and the Service Line Director. Job plan negotiation and review process will be conducted in accordance with UHP local implementation guidance. The successful candidate will be responsible to the Service Line Director and the Medical Director of the Trust and will be expected to maintain and improve Patients Charter standards where appropriate.

A consultant mentor will be allocated to support the successful applicant to progress through the Cesr route.

Person Specification



  • Full GMC
  • oBasic - MBBS or equivalent & Postgraduate MRCP (UK) or (I) Non-UK graduates without MRCP must provide evidence of appropriate knowledge, training, and experience, particularly in the case of acute medical conditions


  • Dermatology experience



  • Dermatology experience


  • Research / audit experience

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