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Consultant paediatric urologist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Paediatric Urology
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
10 PAs
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Southampton General Hospital
£77,913-£105,042 pa
31/10/2018 23:59

Online applications are invited for a full time consultant paediatric urologist.  This is a permanent appointment. The successful applicant will have completed subspecialty training in paediatric surgery/urology and a fellowship in paediatric urology. The post holder will join a team of 3 paediatric urologists and 7 general paediatric and neonatal surgeons. The department provides the full range of paediatric urology services to a region of approx 3 million. The urology and general surgery services are separate for both elective and emergency activity but remain closely aligned for educational, governance and management activities.


We are looking to appoint a well-motivated individual with a broad paediatric urology training and experience. Qualifications and skills in minimally invasive surgery, reconstructive surgery and DSD are highly desirable.


The department has a strong ethos in educational and research and the successful applicant will be expected to contribute to this activity.


All other major paediatric specialities are provided within the Southampton Children’s Hospital including cardiology, intensive care, dermatology, respiratory, ENT, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, nephrology, neonatolgy (level 3), neurology, orthopaedics (including spinal), paediatric and neonatal surgery, haemato-oncology and radiology. The hospital offers ample opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and excellent facilities for research and clinical care.


Applicants will be expected to demonstrate their competence to communicate in spoken and written English. Applicants should have a CCT or be on the GMC’s Specialist Register.  Applicants who are within six months of obtaining their CCT on the date of the AAC may also apply.



Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role.  Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible.  Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application. 


University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. We've recently been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey we ranked seventh in the country for staff engagement, and fourth best nationally for our proportion of staff saying that they would recommend the hospital as a place to work or to receive care.


Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep.


The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.


If you are interested in applying for this role, we would encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit.


All applications must be made online. CV or paper applications are not accepted.


Job Reference: MT933 - This vacancy closes on or before: Wednesday 31st October 2018


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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

For further details and to arrange a visit, please contact Charlie Keys, (023 8120 8463) or Mr Stephen Griffin, (02381205222) or Sengamalai Manoharan 023 8120 8464. Applications will be made on line but CV welcomed when visiting.


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