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Senior Clinical Fellow in Plastic Surgery

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£55,329 a year PA
Closing date
13 Mar 2024

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We are inviting applications for the post of Senior Clinical Fellow (Registrar grade) in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department at St George's Hospital, London.We welcome senior Plastic Surgery trainees who have had at least 3 years' experience at Registrar level in Plastic Surgery Departments in the NHS to apply for the post.

Start Date: April rotation

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information please contact -

Stacey Wright - Service Manager 0208 725 5194

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be assigned a named consultant supervisor and will be given opportunities depending on their experience level. The post-holder will take some responsibility for the everyday care of the team's inpatients and contribute to theatre lists and outpatient clinics. The successful applicant will be allocated an AES and be expected to engage with ISCP.

The post holder will join the plastic surgery non-resident on-call and leave rota which is compliant with the Working Time Regulations.

About us

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching hospitals in the UK, co-located and closely associated with St George's Hospital Medical School, part of the University of London. Serving a local population of 1.3 million across southwest London, we also provide regional specialist services to the wider populations of Surrey and Sussex totalling around 3.5 million people. We are a Major Trauma Centre, receiving complex polytrauma. We are one of the few Trusts in England to provide both acute neurosciences and cardiothoracic services on one site.

The Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery department collaborates with other services, routinely operating together with General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, ENT, Gynaecology and Urology.

The appointees will join our team which includes 15 Consultant Plastic Surgeons, and 1 locum Consultant Plastic Surgeon, 17 junior doctors and 3 Associate Specialists, covering a comprehensive range of subspecialty expertise and interests, including all aspects of upper limb surgery, breast reconstruction, paediatric plastic surgery, skin oncology and melanoma, lower limb reconstruction and head & neck reconstruction. We operate a hub and spoke model providing outreach services in Southwest London.The post holder will be required to participate in a non-resident Plastic Surgery on-call rota which is European Working Time Directive compliant.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The successful applicant will join our busy team with a wide range of subspecialty interests and will gain valuable experience in each of these including head & neck, breast reconstruction, post-bariatric body contouring, melanoma & skin cancer, adult and congenital hand & wrist, paediatric plastic surgery and trauma / lower limb surgery.

The post is ideal for those looking for increasing experience and logbook numbers in a subspecialty interest within Plastic Surgery. We will support your training including through providing regular formal and informal teaching sessions, Workplace Based Assessments, welcoming your contribution to ongoing audit and research projects, and supporting setting up new projects of your own.

Person Specification
Qualifications and Training

  • MRCS or equivalent Possession of, or eligibility for Full Registration with the GMC


  • Higher Degree


  • Experience at registrar level with experience of at least 1 year. Motivated to ensure the achievement of defined targets. Demonstrate commitment and ability to teach and train undergraduates, junior doctors, nurses and other staff groups. Experience of clinical audit.


  • Relevant research articles in peer reviewed journals.


  • A developing knowledge of the basic science of surgery and the ability to apply this to clinical practice
  • Demonstrate leadership skills within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to motivate staff to facilitate appropriate changes in clinical practice and to work as part of a team.
  • Effective communication skills, enthusiasm and approachability.
  • Ability to follow advice and instruction
  • Commitment to learning Potential to cope with stressful situations and undertake responsibility
  • Team worker and able to work independently using initiative


  • Computer literate in office and internet applications.


  • Committed to continuing
  • personal development and clinical governance.

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