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Specialty Doctor in General Surgery

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£50,620 to £79,144 a year per annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2022

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Hospital, General surgery
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time
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Specialty Doctor, Princess of Wales Hospital

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent Specialty Doctor post within the Department of General Surgery, Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend with Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board. This post has arisen due to a staff member leaving through gaining valuable experience here at the Princess of Wales Hospital.

The post holder will be required to work closely with the consultant body and support the junior team in a variety of clinical settings.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join our team providing elective and emergency care working within the surgical services of LGI, UGI, breast and endocrine. The successful applicant will join a dedicated team of Junior Clinical Fellows, Specialty Registrars, Specialty Doctors and Consultants.

The successful candidate will be able to develop their knowledge and skills in a busy department. The Speciality Doctors will work with and support a team of consultants.

Clinical duties include outpatient clinics, assisting in emergency and elective operating, reviewing acute patients in the Emergency Department and participating in ward rounds. The post-holder will participate in the General Surgery on-call rota. Other duties will include teaching, training, researching and developing local services as appropriate to skills and experience.

It is expected the post holder will show clinical leadership, set standards and be involved in supervision of junior trainees within the Health Board.

The level of clinical responsibility and delegated duties given to the Specialty Doctor will depend on previous experience and training and this will be in agreement with the Clinical Director and supervising consultant who retains overall responsibility for their patients. A strong team-working ethic is essential for the role.

Candidates must be on the GMC register. Applications without GMC registration will be rejected.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:? We listen, learn and improve? We treat everyone with respect? We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description
Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job Description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents.

Person Specification

  • Full GMC/GDC Registration
  • MRCS or recognised equivalent
  • Previous experience of working in the NHS/experience of NHS working practices and systems.
  • Ability to take independent clinical decisions when necessary and to seek advice from more senior doctors as appropriate
  • Experience of the assessing surgical emergencies
  • Able to work as a member of a team or on own
  • Good verbal and written communication skills


  • Further relevant degree/diploma/teaching qualification

BMJRef: BMJ-76664/110-MD767-0522


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