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Colorectal Consultant

Consultant

Main area
Colorectal
Grade
Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
40
Job ref
438-CA456
Site
Preston
Town
Preston
Salary
£77,913 - £105,042
Closing
20/11/2018 23:59
Interview date
14/12/2018

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Colorectal surgeon. The successful candidate will join an established and cohesive GI team of 7 colorectal and 6 upper GI surgeons in a busy teaching hospital and major trauma centre.   The unit is a tertiary referral centre for anal cancer, early rectal cancer and the multidisciplinary management of advanced pelvic malignancy. There is in addition a sub-specialty practice in pelvic floor surgery and advanced colonoscopy. An established IBD MDT complements the colorectal and anal cancer MDTs. The surgical directorate also incorporates a full range of vascular, breast, and urology services and is the regional centre for upper GI cancer and vascular surgery.

Prospective applicants should be able to demonstrate experience and recognised training in laparoscopic colorectal surgery. The successful candidate will be expected maintain a practice in general colorectal surgery and emergency general surgery.  General surgical on-call is currently 1 in 12 but it is planned that this will reduce to 1:14 with expansion of consultant numbers in both Colorectal and Upper GI surgery.

An established interest in surgical education/training would also be desirable. There is a strong undergraduate department with links to the University of Manchester with a large cohort of medical students placed in the hospital from their 3rd to 5th year. The GI surgical department has led regional SpR teaching for the last 13 years and is actively involved in delivering national courses and an MSc programme. Considerable opportunities exist for collaborative research with the University of Lancaster, and self-development in postgraduate surgical education will be actively encouraged.

Applicants should hold or be eligible for CCT within 6 months of interview.

 

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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

Clinical enquiries should be made to: Mr Peter Mitchell, Clinical Director Colorectal Surgery (01772 523157) or Mr Arnab Bhowmick, Divisional Medical Director (01772) 527230.

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Telephone
01257 247721