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Consultant Paediatric Surgeon with Paediatric Urology interest

Barts Health NHS Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 a year Pa pro rata
Closing date
12 May 2024

Consultant Paediatric with an interest in Paediatric Urology

The post-holder should be a Paediatric Surgeonwith a CCT or within 3 months of completion of CCT.A fellowship in Paediatric Urology or at least one year of experience in the subspeciality is desirable. The role requires the ability to manage an acute neonatal and general paediatric surgical take, including a substantial quantity of paediatric trauma. The Post holder will be expected tosupport and develop the service which consists ofneonatal surgery, acute paediatric surgery, andspecialisedpaediatricurological surgery.

The postholder will join a team of 6 Paediatric surgeons based at the Royal London hospital,of which 2 have an interest in Paediatric Urology,covering outreach work.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for the best talent to lead our ambitious new healthcare organisation. In return, the Barts Health will provide unsurpassed professional development opportunities, enabling investment in a range of new initiatives that would mean:

  • doctors and nurses in training will be able to gain experience in different hospitals along the whole patient pathway
  • there would be greater opportunity for career progression - we could retain good staff who might otherwise leave to gain promotion
  • becoming world-class will enable us to recruit some of the best doctors and researchers in the world - who can share their knowledge and experience
  • joining forces with other partners in an Academic Health Science System will mean that staff would be better able to secure funds and pool their talents to develop new technology, techniques and treatments.

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

  • Full GMC registration.
  • Entry on the GMC specialist register via CCT Or CESR (CP) or European Community Rights : Proposed CCT/CESR (CP) date must be within 6 months of interview
  • FRCS (Paed Surgery)
  • ATLS/APLS certified


  • Higher degree PhD,MD or equivalent

Clinical Experience

  • Substantial clinical experience in Paediatric & Neonatal surgery
  • Skills in minimal access surgery
  • Ability to offer prenatal counselling for fetal abnormality
  • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients
  • Fellowship in Paediatric Urology or at least 1 year experience in a Paediatric Urology department

Management and Administrative Experience

  • Ability to organise and manage outpatient priorities, surgical waiting lists and operating lists
  • Knowledge and understanding of the need to comply with all 18 weeks performance targets
  • Ability to manage and lead surgical firm.
  • Appropriate understanding of NHS directives regarding consultant surgical practice including clinical governance.
  • Ability to prioritise administrative tasks and to work co-operatively with administrative and clerical staff


  • Training/experience in NHS management
  • Experience of audit management

Teaching Experience

  • Experience of teaching undergraduates
  • Experience of supervising specialist trainees
  • Ability to teach clinical and operative skills


  • Formal training in teaching

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