NHS Associate Specialist in Urology

1928
  • £83,945 – £95,275
  • South Coast
  • Fixed

This is an outstanding opportunity for a motivated doctor. For those seeking Specialist Registration in Urology, there really isn’t a better option on the job market. You’ll be provided with a supervised induction to the role as well as a mentor to provide on-going guidance and support. You will receive support from the department to arrange attachments with larger centres nearby in order to carry out more complex procedures for CESR/Portfolio Pathway purposes.

This NHS Trust is in the South of England with ties to larger tertiary care centres is hiring Associate Specialists to join their experienced Urology team. The job is within a 245 bed hospital with a CQC rating of ‘Good’, making it an ideal destination for those in search of a safe and supportive place to start their NHS career. With a team that already comprises of a diverse mix of IMGs and trainees, they are experienced in supporting those without previous NHS experience to quickly acclimatise to the NHS.

As an Associate Specialist, you’ll also be encouraged to support the teaching and training of junior medical staff and participate in clinical governance/audit activities. In addition to all of these benefits, you’ll be working in a beautiful location with good access to national transport networks and an international airport.

Key details

  • Contract: 12 month fixed-term contract
  • Location: South of England
  • Salary: £83,945 – £95,275

The Trust’s Urology Service

This Urology service covers the needs of its local population within general urology, urological oncology and stones. Paediatric urology is provided by a general paediatric surgeon, with onward referral, if required, to paediatric surgical partners. Patients requiring complex stone surgery and laparoscopic and robotic interventions are currently treated at another site.

The successful candidate will provide a 1:5 emergency on-call cover to meet the commitment to a 7-day services provision. This will include Monday to Friday from 0800 – 1700 and out of hours cover inclusive of weekends. The on-call urologists will be required to undertake a ward round to review in-patients (approximately 2 hours) each day including weekends and Bank Holidays. This on-call commitment is shared between 2 Consultant Urologists and three Urology Specialty Doctors. The Urology team also operates a shared intake with general surgery, so is supported by Foundation Doctors and other Middle Grades too. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to future service configuration and delivery, becoming an integral part of a forward thinking team.

Location

Considered a holiday destination by many people due to its beauty!

It offers access to everything you need, including a variety of religious amenities, shopping facilities, places to eat/drink and cultural leisure activities.

Very near to much bigger cities, with reliable public transport locally as well as good links to the rest of the UK.

Housing is affordable, with both inner-city and more rural options available.

The cost of living in the region is comparatively lower than the rest of the UK so the quality of life is excellent.

Great if you enjoy outdoor activities or have a young family (numerous opportunities for climbing, running, walking, biking, sailing, etc).

Requirements

  • GMC Registration with License to Practice (essential)
  • Ability to practice independently at Consultant level (essential)
  • MRCS at a minimum, with FRCS/FEBU being highly desirable

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next Urology role with BDI Resourcing, you’ll have the full support of an expert recruitment team who will assist, as standard, with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new role, you’ll then be met by one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you through all the way to starting to your new Urology role in the NHS including:

  • Document gathering and checking
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this vacancy or if you would like to discuss your search for work and seek advice on other available posts then please send a copy of your most recent CV to benf@bdiresourcing.com and one of the specialist Urology team will be in touch to discuss your options.

We look forward to hearing from you and wish you all the best with your application.

Ben Freshwater Associate Recruitment Consultant

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