An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Locum Consultant in Vascular & Endovascular Surgery to join the Vascular Centralisation team, available for a period of six months and pending recruitment to a substantive post in the near future.
The appointee will work with a team of Consultant Vascular Surgeons and Interventional Radiologists within the South East Wales Vascular Network.
Following vascular centralisation, arterial surgery for residents within the Cardiff and Vale UHB and Aneurin Bevan UHB areas is only performed at the University Hospital of Wales hub site. The post holder will be expected to deliver services at spoke sites within both Health Board areas.
Main duties of the job
The job plan includes two theatre sessions per week in the vascular theatre, two outpatient clinics, and a day case list. Participation in endovascular procedures is encouraged and dedicated lists will be allocated when the hybrid theatre is operational. The appointee will be expected to participate in the existing vascular programmes.
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is recognised as a teaching centre of excellence in a wide range of clinical services.
Although this post is full-time, consideration will be given to applicants who require flexible working arrangements.
Applicants should preferably either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within three months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview.
You will be able to take advantage of the excellent Consultant contract for Wales. The basic salary for this post is £94,638 per annum.
Applicants must ensure they provide the names and contact details of referees covering at least the last three years of their employment/training history in full. In addition, applicants who are currently or have most recently been employed as a substantive Consultant or as a Locum Consultant in post for more than 12 months must also provide the name of their Medical Director as an additional referee.
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.
Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.
Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.
You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents.
- Full GMC Registration and Licence to Practise
- Valid Certified Basic Life Support Skills (or equivalent international qualification)
- Broad training and experience in Elective and Emergency Vascular Surgery
- Endovascular and endovenous experience
- Knowledge of UK hospital systems (or equivalent)
- Knowledge and participation in CPD
Audit & Clinical Governance
- Evidence of participation in clinical audit and understanding role of audit in improving medical practice
- Evidence of teaching medical students and junior doctors and other professional colleagues in formal and informal modes
- Evidence of ability to work both in a team and alone
- Counselling / Communication skills