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Consultant General Surgeon vacancy

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Job location:
Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre
The Brooms
Emersons Green
South Gloucestershire
BS16 7FH
Job contract type:
Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 23:59

Job Summary

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Consultant General Surgeon to join our multidisciplinary team at Emersons Green and Devizes NHS Treatment Centres.

At Emersons Green, we only treat NHS patients and we’re focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the people of Bristol, Bath, North and North East Somerset, and South Gloucestershire.

Bristol has been named the best place to live in Britain in 2017 by the Sunday Times best places to live guide. In 2015 it was the European Green Capital and in 2017 Rough Guide included it in one of the top 10 cities to visit in the world. With two railway stations you can easily reach London, Swansea and Cardiff as well as taking advantage of services to Birmingham and the North East. You also benefit from being close to the M4 as well as Bristol Airport.

First opened in 2009, Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre was awarded ‘Good’ in its last CQC Inspection in July 2016. The site offers state of the art operating facilities with care provided by highly trained clinical professionals who are able to take advantage of some of the best training and development opportunities in healthcare.

Relocation packages available.

Responsible To

Medical Director

Key Responsibilities

As a Consultant General Surgeon, you will be performing a range of general surgical procedures on patients referred to the Treatment Centre, working in accordance with Treatment Centre protocols and working practices.

You will participate in the outpatient evaluation of patients prior to surgery, and in all aspects of the peri-operative care of patients. It is anticipated that about three days will be spent in the operating theatre and two days a week on outpatient evaluation and management of patients referred to the centre.

Applicants will be required to demonstrate a high level of operative skill in the following areas:

• Inguinal, Femoral, and other Hernia Repair – both Open and Laparoscopic
• Haemorrhoidectomy and other Perianal Procedures
• Cholecystectomy – both Open and Laparoscopic.
• Varicose Vein Surgery
• Minor Surgical Procedures

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

• Extensive knowledge and skills of relevant surgical practice
• Relevant experience and training in the performance of laparoscopic procedures
• Wide training and experience in surgery
• The ability to offer expert clinical opinion on range of problems within general surgery


• UK registerable Medical Degree
• MBChB or evidence of equivalent qualification
• FRCS or equivalent
• Full and Specialist GMC Registration in general surgery

Additional Information

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

At Emersons Green, we offer day case and in-patient surgery across the following areas: dental surgery, ear, nose and throat procedures, endoscopy, general surgery, gynaecology, orthopaedic surgery, diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, and urology. In addition we also provide diagnostic services, using the latest X-ray and ultrasound technology.

For more information about Emersons Green, please visit

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

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