Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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LAS CT (CT1/2) In General Surgery

Main area
General Surgery
Full Time
Job ref
Other Surgery Med Staff A66160
£30,302 to £40,090 pa
21/08/2017 23:59

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use values-based interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significance difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit  http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values/default.aspx



Core Trainee (CT 1/2) in General Surgery

Applications are invited for a post at core trainee level in General Surgery starting in August 2017 for one year. The timetable is exactly the same as for core trainees supplied by the Oxford Deanery who have a very high success rate in obtaining higher surgical training posts. The post is based on the Surgical Emergency Unit at the John Radcliffe Hospital which is a busy consultant led unit. Your timetable will include dedicated weeks of emergency operating based solely in theatre and also weeks of elective day-case operating at the Horton Hospital in Banbury giving you exposure to all the surgical skills required to apply for ST3 jobs. The post may also rotate to the Churchill Hospital for 6 months giving the applicant exposure to tertiary level elective surgery. The night-time commitment is 1 in 10 at the Churchill Hospital and 1 in 8 at the John Radcliffe.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For more information please contact Mr Jeff Gilmour or Mr Giles Bond–Smith (Consultants in Emergency General Surgery) via their secretary by email at Amy.Hyde@ouh.nhs.uk

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