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Specialty Doctor in Colorectal Surgery

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor

Main area
Colorectal Surgery
NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor
Fixed term
10 PA's/Week
Job ref
Royal Preston Hospital
£39,060 to £72,840 per annum
31/01/2019 23:59

We are looking for a Specialty Doctor to join our Colorectal Surgery Department.  The successful candidate will work with the existing established Colorectal Surgery team which is led by eight Consultant Surgeons. The Specialty Surgeon will provide a Colorectal and General Surgery service which will include:

Providing a high quality general surgical service including inpatient, day case and outpatient services, and an emergency on-call commitment.

  • Assisting consultants in the supervision and teaching of junior medical staff.
  • Participating in clinical audit.
  • Contributing to departmental administrative needs.
  • Attending Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings.
  • Contributing to clinical research.

The unit has a well-established practice in laparoscopic surgery, advanced pelvic malignancy, early rectal cancer surgery (TEM), anal cancer surgery, pelvic floor surgery (including laparoscopic techniques), therapeutic colonoscopy and inflammatory bowel disease surgery. 

The post holder would take part in a programme of theatre, clinic and ward bases activities designed as far as possible to complement their interests.  They would also participate in a 1:10 middle grade on call rota providing experience in a wider range of surgical emergencies including major trauma, the unit being the trauma centre for Lancashire and South Cumbria.  The applicant would also be encouraged to take a leading role in ward based care of patients under the guidance of the unit’s consultants.

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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

Informal enquiries should be made with - Mr Peter Mitchell, Clinical Director for Colorectal Surgery, tel: 01772 523157, email:

If you have problems applying, contact

01257 247721