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Consultant Urology Female Reconstructive Surgery


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Full Time
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RGH Urology Snr Med Staff
£77,779 to £100,978 pa
09/03/2020 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


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.



Consultant Urologist with an interest in Female Urology, Reconstructive Surgery

Based at Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, SE Wales

 Full Time (10 Sessions)

Plus 1 Additional Temporary Sessions

 Anticipated Start Date: June 2020

 Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 9th March 2020

Applications are invited for the position of Consultant Urologist with a special interest in female urology/reconstructive surgery, commencing June 2020.

The Department of Urology at Newport is currently staffed by 8 Consultants, 1 of which is a shared post with general surgery covering paediatrics, 1 Associate Specialist, and 3 Specialist Registrars, 2 senior clinical fellows and 1 junior clinical fellow, 1 CT2 and 3 FP2 doctors.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is one of the largest and busiest in the UK with acute hospitals at Newport, Abergavenny and Ystrad Mynach, supported by community hospitals and extensive community, general practices , mental health  and learning disability services. The Board has three acute hospitals and twelve other hospitals. The Grange University Hospital, which is a specialist and critical care centre opens March 2021. Currently the Health Board has over 13,000 staff, including over 1,000 doctors and general practitioners, 250 consultants and a nursing staff of more than 5,000. Its Clinical School has 950 medical students and 350 post-graduate junior doctor replacements each year.

The Urology Department in Newport is the busiest in Wales and delivers a comprehensive range of services covering all urological subspecialties.

Applicants should have substantial level of experience, in the field of female functional and reconstructive Urology and diagnostics, in-house training will be provided as required to support the successful candidate. You should be a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, or hold equivalent qualifications. Applications must also be supported by evidence of admittance to the GMC Specialist Register.

The Board covers a key geographical area on the picturesque Welsh border, with Cardiff and Bristol within commuting distance and direct links by road and rail to major UK centres such as London, Birmingham and Manchester.

The Health Board actively supports consultant doctors to undertake funded 3 month formal sabbaticals through an annual application process.

Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact Mr Suresh Pandalai, Clinical Director Urology via his secretary on 01633 234986.

This position involves Regulated Activity with children and 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 and children’s 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.

 Vacancy Ref: 040-CON385-N                       

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 9th March 2020

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac: 10th February 2020       

Published in BMJ: 15th February 2020

Interview Date: 7th April 2020



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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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mr Suresh Pandalai, Clinical Director Urology via his secretary on 01633 234986.