NHS Consultant in Urology

1864
  • £93,666 - £126,281
  • South West
  • Fixed

An outstanding teaching NHS Trust in the South-West of England. You’ll be provided with a supervised induction to the role as well as a mentor to provide on-going guidance and support to ensure you feel fully comfortable in-post.

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 location in a beautiful and welcoming place, with good access to transport networks, both national and international.

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: South-West
  • Salary: £93,666 - £126,281

The Trust’s Urology Service

The Outpatient work is an one unit and does LATP biopsies, Flexible Cystoscopies, Bladder Cancer Laser ablations and Enucleation (LA), Urodynamics, Chemotherapy and bladder instillations as well as general and specialised clinics (stones, Renal metabolic, Functional Urology, transplant urology, Oncology). Paediatric Urology is held in a dedicated paediatric outpatient setting. Demand for these services has outgrown our current footprint and major expansion designs are in development.

The ten Consultant Urologists and the associate specialist work a pooled system of outpatients, inpatients, and Theatre waiting List where clinically appropriate. The Consultants participate in an on-call rota currently on a 1:9.

The post will also involve participation in the consultant attending week concentrating on the elective and non-elective ward based patients; but will also have a significant teaching and assessment role of the Foundation doctors, as well as CT level and ST level trainees. During this week the routine work is cancelled except theatre sessions. During the attending week the consultant will oversee the management of the ward patients, emergencies and intra hospital referrals.

Location

Well known as a friendly and diverse place, the Hospital is based in a vibrant and historic city that offers a unique blend of rich history, natural beauty, and modern amenities. The area has a diverse economy, with opportunities in sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, education, and tourism. It has outstanding Educational Institutions and a highly regarded University.

The City is in an area with breathtaking views along the of the English Channel. The city's waterfront and coastal areas provide a serene escape and ample opportunities for outdoor activities.

The city has a relatively lower cost of living compared to some other cities in the UK, making it an attractive option for those seeking affordability without compromising on quality of life.

It benefits from good transportation links, including road and rail networks. The A38 dual carriageway connects it to the M5 motorway, facilitating easy travel to other parts of the country.

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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