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Locum Consultant Urological Surgeon

Barts Health NHS Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 Per Annum
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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Applications are invited for a Locum Consultant Urological Surgeon based on the Whips Cross Site of Barts Health. We are looking for a Consultant Urological Surgeon to help with the overall workload of the Urology department. This post is to support the diagnostic and core urology work in the department.

Key duties will be supervising and running operating lists and prostate biopsy clinics, core and specialist clinics, diagnostics, on call cover, acute clinics and ward rounds, and care for patients on wards in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, including ward nurses and specialist nursing teams. The unit is very active in research and audit and the post holder will be expected to fully participate in this activity.

You must hold full registration with the General Medical Council and be on the Specialist Register, or within 6 months of obtaining CCST.

Main duties of the job

The appointee will be required to participate in all clinical governance activities related to the Urology service. This will include contributing to: -

clinical audit

clinical risk activities

clinical incident reporting

responding to complaints within the Trust's expected timescale

participating in the development of the involvement of users in planning and monitoring access to and standards of the service

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

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.

We reservethe right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.

Person Specification

  • MB BS, or equivalent FRCS (Urol) or equivalent
  • CCST (or within 6 months of date of interview)


  • Higher degree, e.g. MD/PhD


  • Widespread broad based knowledge of all aspects of Urological surgery

Training Expected

  • Higher Specialist Training in Urological surgery.
  • Experience in training undergraduates and postgraduates
  • Experience in general urology
  • Experience in Emergency Urology
  • Experience in General Urology & Prostate Biopsy


  • Experience of Novel prostatic techniques
  • Experience in transperineal prostate biopsy

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
  • Experience of audit management

Academic Achievements

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


  • PhD/ MD Thesis
  • Ability to supervise post graduate research


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


  • Demonstrate number of first name publications in indexed journals, over a variety of subjects relevant to this post.

Personal Skills

  • Excellent presentational and verbal skills.
  • Ability to motivate and develop medical trainees.
  • Ability to manage time well to deliver objectives of the CAG
  • Awareness of best practice through evidence based medicine, and personal drive to enact the change with the team


  • IT skills and computer literacy




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