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Consultant in Urology (QEHKL)

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
King's Lynn
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum pro rata
Closing date
5 Jan 2024

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Specialist doctor, Urology
Contract Type
Full Time
Applications are invited for a replacement Consultant in Urology based at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn. It is expected that the post holder will be trained in general urology and have a special interest to complement the department.

A whole-time or part-time contract will be available, according to the wishes of the appointee. A candidate who is unable for personal reasons to undertake the duties of a whole-time contract a part-time contract will be considered. 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
  • Share with consultant colleagues the urological workload.
  • Provide with the other consultants a system of mutual out-of-hours cover for annual, study and professional leave. The current on call system is 1 in 6 on-call at QEHKL with prospective cover, but this may change as the Norfolk & Waveney Urology Service transforms.
  • Give a consultation and advisory service to medical colleagues in other specialities in the Trusts.
  • Liaise with medical staff in other specialities and participate in the regular clinicalmeetings and other post-graduate activities of the hospitals.
  • Take part in the Royal College of Surgeons continuing medical education programme. The employing Trust will provide study leave expenses in line with national terms and conditions of service.
  • Play a full part in the teaching and audit activities of the department.
  • Participate in the rolling process of clinical governance at QEH and NNUH
  • Contribute to management of the service.
  • Comply with the outline Consultant work programme (under provisions of Circular HC90/16) and the weekly timetable of fixed commitments (ie: regular scheduled NHS activities in accordance with paragraph 30B of the TCS).
  • Academic input is optional but there is the opportunity for developing research. Active participation of teaching to undergraduate medical students from UEA and links with university encouraged.

About us

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N& N Hospitals Charity

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description for the full details of the post and the person specification.

Full GMC with licence to practise required on application.

Person Specification
  • Full GMC Registration
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register Via o CCT (Proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of the interview) o CESR or o European Community Rights o FRCS (Urol).
  • Higher degree
  • Good communicator.
  • Capable of working in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Enthusiasm for service development and teaching.
  • Previous responsibility for service improvement.
  • Management skills
  • Applicants who are Nationals from another European country or elsewhere overseas would have to show equivalence to the 5 years training period in the National Health Service required for the specialty.
  • Training and expertise in children's safeguarding
  • Experience in research or published papers in area of special interest.
  • Human factors training
  • General urology, andrology
  • An interest to complement the wider department
  • 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-sites whilst public transport may not be available.
Communications and 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.

Employer details
Employer name

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital


Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn

King's Lynn

PE30 4ET

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