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Locum Consultant in Urology

Please Note: The application deadline for this vacancy has now passed.

Main Responsibility

Clinical activity includes outpatient clinics, endoscopy, inpatient and day surgery operating sessions, ward rounds and on call duties.

Outpatients & Endoscopy

There are regular urology outpatient clinics at North Devon District Hospital and peripheral clinics may also be scheduled. In addition, there are regular prostate biopsies clinic and One Stop Haematuria Clinics, in addition to the endoscopy lists. We have recently refurbished an outpatient area (outpatient D) on the main hospital site to provide a purpose built “urology investigation unit (UIU)”. The vast majority of outpatient and diagnostic work in urology has now been moved to the UIU.

Operating Lists

Half and full-day inpatient operating lists are scheduled and there are also a number of day surgery sessions.  These include time to see patients pre- and post-operatively and appropriate time for ward rounds of inpatients.

On Call Rota - See job description 

Emergency Calls - See job description 

Clinical Administration - See job description 

 

Benefits

We will work with you to help you be the best version of you at work.

This might include funding for a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we'll help you get there.

Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you're starting out in the NHS, you’ll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays. Our Medical workforce has separate arrangements.

You'll benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, physiotherapy, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You'll have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers. You will also have access to other benefits including:

  • National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.
  • Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter
  • Car lease schemes.
  • The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).
  • Cycle to work scheme

These are just a few of the benefits available – if the role is something you are interested in, we'd love to hear from you.

About the role

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

More detail about the role

Applications are invited for a Locum Consultant Urology Surgeon at Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.  The post will be a 12-month appointment to join the existing team of three substantive consultant colleagues at North Devon District Hospital (NDDH).   

We are an innovative trust and use cutting-edge technology to make things happen quickly enabling you to make a real difference in your speciality. This post is being offered at NDDH and the Royal Devon & Exeter Foundation Trust (RDE) continue to develop our long-standing partnership with a view to becoming a single integrated organisation. Working together means we can offer unique and varied careers across our services combining the RD&E’s track record of excellence in research, teaching and links to the university with NDHT’s innovation and adaptability.

Fixed term positions: This is a fixed term contract for 12 months.  For current NHS employees this post could be a secondment opportunity.

Interview Date: TBC

For further information please contact Mr Soumya Misra, (Urology Consultant and Lead Clinician), on 01271 314129 or Keeley Cooper, Service Manager on 01271 322681. 

Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

About Us

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford). Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within people’s own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).

Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.

It’s never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as you'll help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.

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