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  • Advert number: 302467-0
  • Posted Date: 10/05/12
  • Closing Date: 28/05/12

York Hospital
Ten Programme Activities (PAs)
Whole time or job share
Applications are invited for the above substantive Consultant post. The successful candidate will join a team of professionals in providing a Breast Service to the populations of York, Scarborough and large part of North Yorkshire (approximately 500,000 population). York NHSFT and Scarborough and East Yorkshire NHST are merging and will be a single organisation by July 2012.
 This post is currently occupied as a Locum and this appointment would make that post substantive. The appointee would work closely with the five Breast Surgeons currently in post in the provision of a comprehensive service to the above population and is not expected to be involved in an on-call rota. The Trust has a separate General Surgical (eight GI Surgeons) on-call rota and Vascular Surgical (five Vascular Surgeons) on-call rota. The appointee would be expected to be involved in provision of outpatient and day case services on the Scarborough site in addition to duties in York.
 The successful candidate will be expected to have an interest in all aspects of Reconstructive Surgery. The development of a special interest/area of expertise to fit in with those existing already in the Department will be encouraged. Research interests and participation in on going projects are to be encouraged as well as the development of new projects. There is an expectation that the appointee will participate in the Undergraduate Teaching Commitment of the Department as part of the Hull and York Medical School.
 York Hospital is a large General Hospital offering a friendly and welcoming atmosphere and is situated in the historic City of York. York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has an ambitious programme of service modernisation and a reputation of providing high quality services.
 Candidates must be a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons or equivalent, and have Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) or expect to obtain it within six months of the interview date.
 Appointment to this post will be subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Check.
 Informal enquiries are welcomed by Mr Glenn Miller, Clinical Director for General Surgery and Urology, telephone: 01904 725523, Mr J B Mancey-Jones, Lead Clinician for Breast Surgery, telephone: 01904 725116 or Ms Amanda Stanford, Directorate Manager for General Surgery and Urology, telephone: 01904 725051.
 To apply, please go to or alternatively paper application packs can be obtained from the Medical Staffing Department, York Hospital, telephone: 01904 725308. The closing date for applications is 28th May 2012 at midnight.
 A Deselective Assessment Centre will take place on 19th July 2012. Those who are invited to interview following assessment will attend on 20th July 2012. As such applicants are required to be available on both 19th and 20th July 2012.