Consultant in General Surgery

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
£77,913 to £105,042 pa
20 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Career Level

Lowestoft Road, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, NR31 6LA

The successful candidate for this replacement post will join the team of existing general surgeons. In addition to developing the Benign Upper Gastro-Intestinal service the successful applicant will also share in the general surgical workload and emergency rota (1:7). The specialty is fully supported by experienced upper gastrointestinal and colorectal nurse specialists and a stoma care service.

The Trust is forward-looking and highly regarded within the local region. The James Paget University Hospital (JPUH) is a modern hospital with state of the art scanning and diagnostics. There is a support team of Foundation Year 1 and Year 2 Trainees, ST1/2 doctors, middle grade doctors at specialist registrar, specialty doctor and associate specialist levels.

The JPUH have been given an overall rating of “Good,” following the Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection which took place in August 2018. This places us in the top 30% of acute trusts in the country. The Trust came out top in the East of England region on the 2016 GMC trainees’ survey results, reflecting our commitment to providing a high quality training environment and looking after our trainees as valued colleagues.

The Hospital is an active partner in the Norwich Medical School at the University of East Anglia, Norwich. Approximately 1/3 of the undergraduate medical education is provided by the Trust. There will be opportunities for the successful candidate to become involved in the undergraduate programme which could lead to an Honorary Senior Lectureship. There is also the opportunity for those interested in academic work to develop research with the UEA, with access to research facilities at the University.

Candidates must have CCT or be within six months of completion of training or be on, or eligible for, the Specialist Register.

The James Paget University Hospital is located less than a mile from long sandy beaches and is within commuting distance from several small villages. There is a wide choice of good local schools and competitive house prices.

The roads are free from traffic congestion and residents enjoy a good quality of life with easy access to the natural beauty of the Norfolk Broads famed for its wildlife, walking, cycling and sailing opportunities. The historic city of Norwich is only 30 minutes away and has an international airport; there are excellent rail links to London and easy access to the ports of Felixstowe and Harwich for access to Europe.

For further details/informal visits contact: Mr Roshan Lal (Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and Clinical Lead for Surgery) on 01493 452155 or Mr Vivek Chitre (Consultant Surgeon and Deputy Medical Director) on 01493 452377.

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Closing date for applications is the 6th September 2019.