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Locum Consultant in Vascular Surgery

Barts Health NHS Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Locum Consultant Vascular Surgeon (10 PA, Fixed Term - 12 months)

We are looking for a Consultant Vascular Surgeon on a fixed term basis for 12 months to work in our team.

Key duties will include supervising and running outpatient clinics, operating lists and care for patients on ward in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, including ward nurses and specialist nursing teams.

The post will be based at the Royal London Hospital however the post-holder will be required to work at other Barts Health sites.

You must hold full registration with the General Medical Council and be on the specialist register or within 6 months of obtaining CCT.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have completed SpR training or equivalent and obtained the CCT and have a clear track record of training in vascular surgeryo The post holder will, together with consultant colleagues, be responsible for the provision of Vascular surgical services to Barts Healtho The current facilities and clinical responsibilities are largely centered at The Royal London Hospital but as post-holder you will also be required to deliver care flexibly at other sites - it is envisioned that the post-holder will undertake a clinic, ward round and an operating list at Whipps Cross Hospital on a weekly basiso To undertake 1 day of operating in main theatreso To undertake 1/2 day venous surgery list at Whipps Cross University Hospitalo To provide diagnosis and treatment of patients in hospitals and clinics within the Trust, with a particular focus on Diabetic Foot Programme at Whipps Cross University Hospitalo To provide evidence-based care for all patientso To liaise effectively and on a timely basis with colleagues, managers, General Practitioners, community services, and all healthcare agencieso To maintain and promote team and multi-disciplinary work, working particularly closely and regularly with existing post-holderso Responsibilities will also require the post holder to fully participate in the teaching and training of all professional groups and play a central role in clinical governance issues within the specialty of Vascular Surgery

About us

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate, and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Barts Health supports The Pregnancy Loss Pledge and commits to supporting their staff through the distress of miscarriage.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and person specification for the main responsibilities of this role.

Person Specification

  • MB BS, or equivalent
  • FRCS(Gen Surg) or equivalent
  • On GMC Specialist Register for Vascular surgery or within 6 months of attaining CCT.


  • Higher Research Degree
  • MD or PhD

Clinical Experience

  • Comprehensive training in Vascular Surgery in dedicated units
  • Subspecialty training, experience

Management / Audit Experience

  • Able to provide evidence of clinical audit and demonstrate understanding of impact and challenges this brings.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and awareness of current and future NHS challenges and strategy.
  • Ability to support team members in business planning via collaboration and discussion.


  • Evidence of innovative approaches to healthcare
  • Clinical guideline development
  • Management course

Academic Achievements

  • Ability to demonstrate personal experience of academic research and describe and discuss findings and impact


  • PhD/ MD Thesis


  • Experience of research, presentations to learned societies on topics related to general thoracic surgery
  • Ability to apply research outcomes to clinical/surgical problems


  • Ability to supervise research


  • Peer-reviewed publications in indexed journals

Teaching / Training

  • Experience teaching and training undergraduates, junior doctors and allied professionals


  • Completed Train-The-Trainers or equivalent course

Personal Skills

  • Excellent presentational and verbal skills
  • IT skills and computer literacy
  • Ability to motivate and develop
  • medical trainees
  • Ability to manage time well to deliver objectives of the CAU
  • Awareness of best practice through evidence based medicine, and personal drive to enact the change with the team Personal Qualities Self-motivated wi


  • Database management
  • Statistics course

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