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Junior Clinical Fellow in Plastic Surgery

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£40,257 a year per annum
Closing date
14 Oct 2022

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Hospital, Plastic surgery
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Fixed Contract
Full Time
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Junior Clinical Fellow in Plastic Surgery

This a full time Junior Clinical Fellow Post in the Plastic Surgery Department created in response to Service need. This is until 01-Aug-2023.

A candidate who is unable for personal reasons to undertake the duties of a whole-time post will receive equal consideration. If such a candidate is appointed the job content will be modified as appropriate in consultation with consultant colleagues and local management.

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. Additionally, people with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working.

Main duties of the job

The department of plastic surgery provides a regional service to the whole of Norfolk, parts of Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and Suffolk covering a population of nearly 3 million people. With a normal weekly work load of 29 operating lists and 30 clinics, the department saw over 6,200 new referrals, and undertook over 3000 elective Plastic operations in the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital last year.

The appointee will be part of the junior doctor team providing medical care for inpatient, day case, outpatient and emergency plastic surgical patients. The provision of this care will require the appointee to attend and conduct regular wards rounds, clerk elective and emergency patients, attend operating list (both as an assistant and primary surgeon subject to experience) and attend outpatient clinics. The majority of the work will be onsite at the Norfolk & Norwich NHS Trust, however there will be limited peripheral clinics and operating lists to attend in peripheral hospitals

About us

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a full range of acute clinical services through the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (1,000 beds) and Cromer and District Hospital, including more specialist services such as oncology and radiotherapy, neonatology, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, rheumatology, paediatric medicine and surgery.

Our staff of over 7,000 treat more than one million patients; people from Norfolk, neighbouring counties and further afield. Our patients are referred to us by around 100 local GP practices but also from other acute hospitals and primary care trusts around the country.

As a university teaching hospital we have developed our research and development strategy in partnership with the University of East Anglia.

We also work closely with our partners on the Norwich Research Park and Norwich Radiology Academy to take forward our ambitious targets for research and development.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For further details / informal visits contact:

For informal enquiries please contact Miss Dhalia Masud, Consultant in Plastic Surgery on 01603 288431.

Person Specification

  • Full GMC registration with licence to practice
  • Basic medical qualification (MBBS or equivalent)


  • Applicants who are Nationals from another European country or elsewhere overseas would have to show equivalence to the 5 years training period on the National Health Service


  • Previous experience in the UK NHS and in Plastic Surgery


  • Commitment to develop an an appropriate special interest


  • Flexible outlook on working hours
  • Must live within a 15-mile radius of the base Trust or 30 minutes travelling time
  • Ability to travel across multi-sires whilst public transport may not be available

Teaching Skills

  • Capable of working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Enthusiasm for service development and teaching


  • Prepared to work in a shared office space
  • Management skills

Communications & Language Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively with clinical colleagues, colleagues in pathology and support staff
  • Ability to present effectively to an audience, using a variety of methods, and to respond to questions and queries


  • Good presentation skills

Audit, Research & Publications

  • Experience in research or published papers in area of special interest

BMJRef: BMJ-94313/234-MS1789-B


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