Clinical Fellow (Core) in Breast Surgery

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£38,693 per annum pro-rata
08 Jul 2020
08 Aug 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Fellow (Core) in Breast Surgery at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) to commence as soon as possible for 12 months.

The Cambridge Breast Unit (CBU) provides multidisciplinary and comprehensive care in the management of a full range of benign and malignant breast disease. In addition to this the Unit provides a full range of breast reconstructive procedures.

The successful appointee will join a multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Team that will be involved in all aspects of surgical and oncological breast cancer management in a Consultant-led Service.

The Unit manages approximately 500 breast cancers annually of which approximately one third are screen-detected as part of the Unit’s Breast Screening Programme.

The post holder will support new rapid diagnostic and follow up breast clinics, provide assistance in theatre, participate in pre and post-operative ward rounds, and the day to day running of the Surgical Breast Unit (including medical administration).

In addition to this the post holder will also be expected to attend and contribute to the twice weekly MDT. There is no planned on-call general surgical commitment for this post.

In order to be considered applicants must meet the following essential criteria in the job description and must have their MRCS and have obtained Full Registration with a License to Practice with the General Medical Council at point of application.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust includes Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals. We are one of the largest and busiest hospitals in the country with an outstanding reputation that is down to the exceptional people that work here. 

Our philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do. Every person that works for the Trust, regardless of their role, comes into contact with our patients and visitors and is expected to uphold our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent at all times.

We look for people who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to, but because they are committed to being part of a healthcare team that delivers an excellent caring service to our patients.

Please note that this post does not carry Postgraduate Dean’s approval or training recognition. 

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to the secretary to Professor John Benson and   Mr Amit Agrawal via telephone on 01223 216315.