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Full Time
RDH, Derby
£31,217 - £49,086 / year
NHS Band 7

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There has never been a better time to come and work at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust was formed on 1 July 2018 to bring together our five hospitals – in Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth – to provide the highest quality care to patients across southern Derbyshire and south east Staffordshire.

With over 12,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services. The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds. All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for;


Fixed Term Senior Clinical Fellow in Colorectal Robotic, Advanced Laparoscopic and Transanal Surgery (New Post)

Applications are invited for a fixed-term (12 months) Senior Fellowship in the Colorectal department based at Royal Derby Hospital, Derby. The department are looking for an enthusiastic experienced individual to join a forward thinking and proactive colorectal team of 8 consultants to support them in robotic and advanced surgery, run independent 2ww clinics as well as supporting the team across all areas of elective activity including theatres, day case, outpatients and endoscopy.

This post is a one-year fellowship designed to provide intensive training in advanced minimally invasive surgery including laparoscopic rectal surgery, transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS and TEO), single incision laparoscopic surgery and robotic surgery. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to obtain a good volume of training in minimally invasive surgical procedures.

Fellows will have protected time for research and should expect to have two manuscripts by the end of the fellowship. At the completion of this programme the fellow is envisaged to perform most of the advanced minimally invasive procedures.

There is also opportunity to participate in the middle-grade on call general surgical middle grade rota which currently attracts a 1B banding.

The appointee will be expected to participate in the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programme. This is a very busy department offering exposure to a wide range of services, teaching and research opportunities.

The post is based at the Royal Derby Hospital, one of the newest hospitals in the country, providing state of the art facilities with access to a full range of excellent diagnostic and treatment facilities including a 9 theatre operating suite with 3 fully integrated laparoscopic theatres and a Da Vinci Robotic Theatre.

Nottingham University has a graduate-entry medical school on the RDH Campus and the appointee will also be expected to participate in student and postgraduate teaching.

The city of Derby is centrally located with excellent road, rail and air links and within easy access of the Peak National Park. A good range of primary and secondary educational facilities and social amenities are also available.

For further post details or to arrange a visit please contact Mr. Bill Speake, Clinical Lead for Colorectal Surgery on [Click here to apply] ext. 88758

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