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Surgical Specialty Trust Doctor (Core Training Level)

Employer
Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Barnstaple
Salary
£43,923 a year pro rata
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Surgical Specialty Trust Doctor (Core Training Level)

We are looking for three posts at core surgical training equivalent level 1/2 to work in the surgical specialities at our friendly and supportive North Devon District Hospital.

Please see below for further information on the role.

Main duties of the job

For more detail about the main duties of this role, please see the job description section below. As a key member of the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, you will be joining an exceptional team working together to help our patients to stay healthy, when they need it most.

About us

Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford).

Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within peoples own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).

Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.

Its never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as youll help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

More detail about the role

We are looking for three posts at core surgical training equivalent level 1/2 to work in the surgical specialities at our friendly and supportive North Devon District Hospital. The posts are available in General Surgery one for an immediate start to finish on 6th August 2024, and two further posts to start April 2024 on a 12-month fixed-term. There may be scope to extend beyond this period depending on educational and clinical progress.

Candidates are requested to specify on their application which post they have an interest in.

Both the Trust and the Departments have a commitment to personal and professional development for each trainee / trust doctor. We encourage and enable all doctors (whether locum or substantive) to gain required competencies and offer advice on preparation of a portfolio, which can be used as evidence to support applications to further Specialty Training.

For applicants wishing to take up the posts, appropriate clinical supervision, training and support will be provided and the department is familiar with the full range of trainees and portfolios.

Our Medical Education Department is readily available to offer support.

Applicants for this programme must hold a medical degree from an institution recognised by the GMC. They must have full GMC registration and a licence to practise. They should be able to demonstrate evidence of ability to undertake the core clinical and generic skills required of all doctors at the end of Foundation Training, as documented in the FP Curriculum. Applicants must be able to demonstrate an ability to communicate in English in a clinical environment.

This post may close early if there is a high volume of applications.

Working Pattern: 40 hours

Interview Date: To be confirmed

For further information please contact: Mrs Kelly Willis Lead for recruitment in General Surgery at kelly.willis5@nhs.net

As an inclusive employer, the Royal Devon values diversity and is committed to creating a culture of inclusivity where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential. We believe in fostering a sense of belonging and actively encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities. We recognise the advantages of having a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

Preference will be given to staff with Priority and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

Benefits

We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.

This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we'll help you get there.

Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you're starting out in the NHS, you'll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.

You'll benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You'll have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers.

You will also have access to other benefits including:

National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.

Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter

Car lease schemes.

The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).

Cycle to work scheme

These are just a few of the benefits available if the role is something you are interested in, we'd love to hear from you.

Person Specification
General Requirements
Essential
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Desirable
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Employer details
Employer name

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Barnstaple

Devon

EX31 4JB


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185-37562-6285

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