Skip to main content

This job has expired

Specialist in Plastic Surgery

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
per annum pro rata
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

View more

Applications are invited for a Specialist  in Plastic Surgery in a substantive role which has an emphasis on service delivery for the management of skin cancer and microsurgery. The successful applicant will be joining a department which delivers the majority of subspecialty areas within Plastic Surgery.

Main duties of the job

The department of Plastic Surgery provides for the management of all aspects of plastic surgery including an emergency workload.  The post provides an excellent opportunity to work with well-established teams including Breast Surgery and Reconstruction, Head and Neck Cancer Surgery and Reconstruction, Complex Hand Surgery, Complex Trauma Surgery and Reconstruction and Complex Skin Cancer Surgery and Reconstruction.

The successful applicant is expected to have extensive experience in skin cancer surgery and microsurgery.  This post would be an ideal position for someone wishes to work as a Specialist Grade and further develop the service.

You will have 4 years full-time post graduate experience (or equivalent gained on a part-time or flexible basis) at least two of which will be in a specialty training programme in a relevant specialty or as a fixed term specialty trainee in a relevant specialty, or shall have equivalent experience and competencies.

Please note that these posts do not carry Postgraduate Dean’s approval or training recognition. 

Working for your organisation

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Full Registration and a Licence to Practice with the General Medical Council at time of application is required.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The main duties of this job includes skin cancer surgery and microsurgery.  Due increase demand in skin cancer management, the post holder is expected to provide a service to maintain skin cancer targets.

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name : Mr Keith Anderson Job title : Consultant Plastic Surgeon Email address Additional contact information : Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to    Mr Keith Anderson, Consultant Plastic Surgeon and Clinical Lead for Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery(email:

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert