NHS Consultant in Urology

1926
  • £93,666 - £126,281
  • South West
  • Fixed

The Department of Urology at this Trust are seeking to appoint a consultant urological surgeon with an interest in the management of male lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) as well as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

This opportunity is for a motivated urologist to join their team and to help develop a regional BPH/LUTS service across the Urology Area Network. 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.  As a key member of the Trust, you will be joining an exceptional team working together to help their patients to stay healthy, when they need it most.

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 department currently has 10 existing Consultants. The post will be to provide specialist and general urological services and to join the urology on call hot week rota (currently 1:8 including this appointment).

The department provides a comprehensive range of diagnostic and operative urological procedures including core urology, endourology, laparoscopy, oncology, functional urology and core paediatric urology. It also contains a major centre for robotic urological surgery and a regional tertiary referral centre for urological oncology, for pelvic surgery and nephron-sparing surgery.

Location

Amazing countryside, beautiful hills, forest, beaches and rivers. This location is a highly desirable area of the country to live in. You can even surf here! Not something you can say about the rest of the UK. Its also a very warm part of the country – a holiday destination for many!

Great independent, Grammar and non-selective schools as well as proximity to an amazing, renowned University mean that if education is important to you then you certainly won’t be short for choice.

Its well connected to the rest of the country by the M5 Motorway and while it doesn’t have its own airport there’s one a quick drive away.

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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