Locum Consultant Breast Surgeon

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Locum Consultant Breast Surgeon


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Cefn Hengoed, Caerffili - Caerphilly

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: a1ae37c5dfca44eb95fe70e9df4cd301

Full Job Description

Applications are invited for a Locum Consultant Breast Surgeon for the duration of 1 year, based at the newly opened Specialist Breast Unit at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, Ystrad Mynach with occasional operating lists at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport. Secretarial support, junior staff and full IT facilities will be provided.
The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic team of breast specialists within the division of General Surgery, but will not be required to be part of the General Surgery on-call rota. Training in the diagnosis and management of both symptomatic and screen detected breast cancers, and breast reconstruction is essential.
The service operates a symptomatic Breast Clinic which is supported by dedicated breast radiologists and sees approximately 5000 new symptomatic patients a year, from which up to 200 breast cancers are diagnosed. Patients with screen-detected cancers are diagnosed at Breast Test Wales (BTW) in Cardiff. The successful appointee will be involved with the symptomatic service only., As a senior employee of the Health Board the post holder will work in close co-operation with, and support other clinical, medical professional and managerial colleagues in providing high quality healthcare to the Health Board's patients.
Integral to the responsibilities of the post are the following requirements:
To ensure the provision of a first class clinical service
+ To provide effective leadership to all staff engaged in the specialty
+ To sustain and develop teaching and research wherever appropriate
+ To undertake all work in accordance with the Health Board's procedures and operating policies
+ To conduct clinical practice in accordance with contractual requirements and within the parameters of the Division's and Health Board's service plans
+ To maintain the confidence of business plans and development strategies formulated for the speciality, the Medical Division or the Health Board

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.
Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English
Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.
Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process
Please be advised that there is a temporary top up for Bands 1,2 and 3 to reflect the incorporation of the top up to the living wage of £12 per hour - £23,465 per annum. This temporary top up will be in place until the annual pay uplift for 2024/25 is confirmed, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award-winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.
We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.
Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future., This position involves Regulated Activity with adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:
+ Enhanced check with barred list information, including an adults barred list check
Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC
Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP)date within 6 months of interview.