Consultant in Thoracic Surgery

London (Central), London (Greater)
£79,860 to £107,668 per annum
18 Oct 2019
11 Nov 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Brompton Hospital

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint a full time Consultant Thoracic Surgeon at the Royal Brompton Hospital.  The post is a substantive replacement post; it is a whole time Consultant Thoracic Surgeon. 

The successful applicant will join three other thoracic surgeons, and work with a wider multidisciplinary team including Clinical Nurse Specialists, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Pain Team Nurses, Palliative Care team, MDT coordinators and Cancer Manager. There is a similarly sized department at Harefield Hospital, and joint meetings and research occur. Taken together this is the largest Unit in the country.   

The appointee will provide clinical services in Thoracic Surgery, in accordance with clinical and legal requirements and in keeping with the international role of the Trust. 

The appointee would be expected to take part in and maintain a 24 hour service for adults with benign and malignant lesions of lung, mediastinum and pleura with other departments and services and be a multidisciplinary lung cancer team member. 

Applicants are required to be fully registered Medical Practitioners and must be on the GMC’s Specialist Register or be eligible for admission to the Register within six months from date of interview for the post. 

Informal enquiries may be made to Mr Simon Jordan, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Lead for Thoracic Surgery at Brompton Hospital via email: or 0207 352 8559. Alternatively, please contact the Medical Recruitment team, Sophia White on 0207 351 8688 (   

To obtain a copy of the job description, please click the Apply button searching under reference: 312-RBH-SURG-6836 Please apply for the position using the "Apply for this job" button. Please complete the online application form and include the full names, work addresses and fax numbers of three clinical referees, one of which must be your current or most recent employer. 

Shortlisting details and interview arrangements will be communicated via email therefore please ensure you check your email account regularly following the closing date. In addition the Trust will be chasing up references via email so please ensure you include the email addresses and contact numbers for your referees to avoid delay in the recruitment process.  

Closing date: Monday 11th November 2019. Interview date: Wednesday 4th December 2019.