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Specialty Doctor General Surgery

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor

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Surgery Clinical Unit
NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor
Fixed Term - 12 months
10 PA's
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Conquest Hospital
St. Leonards-On-Sea, East Sussex
£37,923 - £70,718 per annum
31/10/2017 23:59

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

Please download the Recruitment Information Leaflet for guidance on making a successful application


Specialty Doctor - General Surgery

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the General Surgery team based at the Conquest Hospital. You will also be required to work on occasions at the Eastbourne District General Hospital. The postholder will be responsible for the care of inpatients and day patients under the direction of the Consultant Surgeons and will also be actively involved in various clinics. There is a dedicated Surgical Assessment Unit and Day Surgery Unit on site at the Conquest Hospital. You will be an integral part of the middle grade rota and be part of the EWTD compliant Hospital at Night team where you will be supported by an FY1 and/or CT1.

Previous experience in both Elective and Emergency Surgery at middle grade (Registrar equivalent) level within the NHS is essential. This post is not recognized for training, however this Trust is committed to providing a learning environment for all staff and as such we are offering the opportunity to rotate between the sub-specialties of General Surgery.

Department visits are welcome and encouraged

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mr Andrew Sandison Consultant Surgeon at the Conquest Hospital on 01424 755255 ext 8469 or Anne Lightfoot General Surgery Administrator 01424 755255 ext 8472

If you have problems applying, contact

01323 417400 - 3825