- Advert number: 304171-0
- Posted Date: 25/05/12
- Closing Date: 29/06/12
ISLE OF MAN
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
CONSULTANT GENERAL SURGEON
with a special interest in Gastrointestinal Surgery and Laparoscopy
Salary scale - £74,504 - £129,276 per annum
The place to work...
- Modern well equipped hospital
- Excellent air and sea links to the United Kingdom
- Basic Rate of income tax 10%, maximum rate of 20%
- High rates of personal allowances
- High quality of family life and individual life
- Excellent education
- Superb countryside and leisure facilities
- Attractive relocation package
- Cost of living benefits - low cost insurance etc.
The Isle of Man is a self-governing Crown dependency within the British Isles with a locally funded Health Service. The population is approximately 85,000. Terms and Conditions of Service are similar to the United Kingdom National Agreements. From 1 April 2012 a new Isle of Man Government Unified Scheme was introduced. Further information on the changes and how these will impact on members’ future pension entitlements can be found on www.iomunifiedscheme.im.
The new Consultant Contract framework has been adopted on the Island, with important variations such as automatic inclusion of discretionary points in the salary scale equivalent to the first nine UK CEAs, Category A on-call supplements for all eligible Consultants undertaking on-call and no requirement to offer additional hours to the NHS prior to undertaking private practice.
The Surgical Division is one of 5 Divisions within Noble’s Hospital and includes General Surgery, ITU, Anaesthetics, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Surgical Specialties (including Breast service, Dental and Maxillofacial surgery, Ophthalmology and Urology) and Accident and Emergency. The Divisional management team is lead by the Clinical Director and Divisional Manager, supported by lead clinicians from the various specialties.
The Surgical Unit consists of two 20 bedded Wards and a Day Procedure Suite, with Endoscopy Suite. There is a dedicated Surgical Outpatient Clinic suite. There is access to all main radiological modalities on site including MRI, CT and nuclear medicine.
This is a replacement post for a consultant general surgeon with a special interest in gastrointestinal surgery and laparoscopy and is based at Noble’s Hospital. The post-holder will be one of 4 consultant general surgeons who all have special interests. The job comprises 10 programmed activities (PA) of which 7.5 PA is for Direct Clinical Care (DCC), there are 2.5 PA for Supporting Professional Activities (SPA).
There is an on call commitment of 1:4 and additional PAs will be available for the successful candidate.
Applicants must be on the Specialist Register or be eligible within 6 months of appointment.
Job Ref: DH-024-1213.
How to Apply
For further information about the surgical division please contact Mr. Maric Thorpe, Clinical Director, on 01624 650366.
For information regarding Noble’s Hospital and the Isle of Man please contact the Medical Director, Mr Stephen Upsdell on 650789.
We would encourage all interested candidates to visit the Hospital to learn more about the post and the Island. Reasonable expenses will be met by the Hospital.
To obtain an application form and job description contact Mrs Sarah Reader, Medical Staffing, Office of Human Resources, on 01624 650925 or e-mail email@example.com.
The closing date for applications is 29th June 2012.