NHS Consultant in Urology

1857
  • £93,666 - £126,281
  • East Midlands
  • Fixed

An outstanding NHS Trust in the East Midlands is hiring for a Consultant Urologist. With a CQC rating of ‘Good’ and a team that already comprises of a diverse mix of IMGs and trainees, this is the perfect opportunity for someone who is looking to become specialist registered in the next year or two. You’ll be provided with a supervised induction to the role as well and ongoing support in the role so you can properly settle in within the Trust. The Trust has also just opened a new Urology Unit which has state of the art equipment and looks to continue with this development into the future.

The Trust has a history of helping IMGs with CESR by providing rotations through different areas of care to gather evidence for their Portfolio Pathway CIPs! As a consultant within the Trust, you’ll also be encouraged to support as a clinical lecturer the teaching and training of junior medical staff and undergraduates/postgraduates. All of these benefits, with the added benefit of a central location within the country, where you can reach London in less than 1 hour by rail and by road, within easy reach of 5 international airports. The area offers everything from a traditional market town to charming villages and picturesque countryside and has excellent and expanding educational facilities.

The main expectations and duties of the job plan will be as follows:

  • To deliver high quality diagnostics, as well as treatment and management, of adult patients with urological disorders and diseases in line with clinical protocols. You will be proactively ensuring that all patients receive rapid assessment, treatment and clinical decision making, whilst ensuring to deliver our high standard of care consistently.
  • Ensure prompt attendance at agreed Direct Clinical Care Programmed Activities.
  • Ensure patients are involved in decisions about their care, responding to their views in a professional manner.
  • Contribute positively to the team and promote a culture of collaborative working with colleagues across the Partnership to optimise patient safety.
  • Ensure clinical guidelines and protocols are adhered to by junior medical staff and updated on a regular basis.
  • Keep fully informed about best practice in the specialty/sub-specialty areas and ensure implications for practice changes are discussed with the Clinical Director.
  • To role model good practice for infection control to all members of the multidisciplinary team.

Key details

  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Salary: £93,666 - £126,281

The Trust’s Urology Service

This Urology service covers the needs of its local population within General Urology, Urological Oncology, Stones, Andrology and Paediatric Urology.

The Consultant, once recruited, will provide a 1:7 emergency cover to meet the commitment to 7-day services provision. This will include Monday to Friday from 0800 – 1700 and out of hours cover inclusive of weekends. This on-call commitment is shared between the 6 Consultant Urologists.

The urology team is supported by several Specialty Doctors and operates a shared take with general surgery supported by Foundation doctors and middle grades.

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to define the details of the service delivered by the Trust, making this a very attractive position for someone who is very motivated. They will be integral to the team and will be involved in future developments.

Location

  • A historic market town known for its charming mix of traditional architecture and modern amenities. It offers a vibrant community atmosphere with a range of cultural events and recreational opportunities!
  • Whilst the trust is situated within a relatively small community, is it also very near to and accessible from much bigger cities, with reliable public transport locally as well as good transport links to access the rest of the UK. There are a couple of national and international airports nearby!
  • Housing is relatively affordable and there’s a range to choose from both inner-city and more rural.
  • The cost of living in the region is comparatively lower than the rest of the UK so the quality of life is excellent.
  • There are a couple of popular and successful Universities nearby!
  • It’s great if you enjoy outdoor sports (climbing, running, walking, biking).

Requirements

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