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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full time: 37.5
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University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
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Glenfield Hospital with cross cover
13/03/2020 23:59

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Consultant Vascular and Endovascular

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Applications are invited for a Consultant in Vascular Surgery at

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust consists of three acute teaching hospitals serving the population of Leicestershire and the wider region. It is fully committed to Continuing Medical Education for Consultants.

The primary function of the post is to provide vascular and endovascular service to patients in Leicester and East Midlands Network and act as a Level 1 Centre for Northamptonshire and Lincolnshire. The post holder will contribute to, maintain and progress the standards of excellence in clinical care, training and research that the Leicester Vascular unit is internationally recognised for whilst contributing to EVAR, carotid surgery, lower limb revascularisation and diabetic foot services.

The post holder will be required to work flexibly across Leicester Royal Infirmary and Glenfield Hospital, contributing to provision of day time cover (week days) for Leicester Royal Infirmary (A&E site) on a 1:9 rotational basis. There is an emergency on call rota 1:9 weekdays and 1:9 weekends.

The successful candidate should have extensive experience in all areas of vascular surgery and have the ability to work as part of a large consultant team, with the expectation that changes to the job plan will occur as the department develops.

The successful applicant will be expected to make a significant contribution to the continued development of the vascular service and support new initiatives, and will be required to undertake management duties, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and clinical audit.

Applicants must have full GMC registration with valid license to practice.

Closing date: 13/03/20



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details/informal visits please contact:

Professor Matthew J Bown, Head of Service/Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Telephone: 0116 258 7768