Medical Introduction - Careers

At North Bristol NHS Trust, we have internationally renowned medical teams delivering incredible outcomes for our patients. For many years we have been at the forefront of new medical techniques and innovations, including brain and spinal surgery, joint replacement and the world’s first radar breast imaging system, to name a few. 

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Current Medical Vacancies

Clinical Fellow ST3 Vascular Surgery

Job reference
339-MPLMG380
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - Day, evening and weekend on calls
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee (ST3-5)
Contract
3 month fixed term post for cover
Staff Group
Medical and Dental
Town
Bristol

Description

The post-holder will be expected to provide supervision and support for more junior surgical trainees within his/her competence. Although the post does not have postgraduate approval for training, assessment of progression will be by regular meetings with the post educational supervisor (TBC). Continual assessment with use of PBA (procedure based assessment), attendance at educational meetings and reflective learning will be supported. A formal learning agreement will be in place for the commencement of this post.

The Fellow will be required to participate in clinical research, audit and quality improvement activity, completing at least one project during the fellowship year.

Full Registration with the GMC is essential for appointment but not needed for application (but you must be qualified to fully register). The Trust has teaching status and is linked with the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. Experience and familiarity with UK hospital systems and practices or equivalent is essential. Necessary knowledge of English to safely practice in the UK is essential (including appropriate certification as per GMC requirement).

 

Senior Clinical Fellow in Rheumatology ST6+

Job reference
339-MPJTE378
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 10 sessions per week (10 PA Job Plan)
Grade
Senior Clinical Fellow (ST6+)
Contract
Staff Group
Medical and Dental
Town
Bristol

Description

The post may be attractive to a late-stage trainee or someone wishing to develop skills in CTD/vasculitis as late training fellowship. NBT provides tertiary-level clinical care across a number of specialties including nephrology, vascular surg, neurology and respiratory (pleural and ILD), providing opportunities to participate in the management of patients with complex multi-system CTD and vasculitis. Our CTD service has particular sub-speciality interest in idiopathic inflammatory myopathies and systemic sclerosis.

 

Research opportunities include:

  • Opportunity to enroll patients to existing research projects and clinical trials
  • Undertake investigator-initiated research
  • Access to large clinical research datasets to complete stand-alone projects for publications or to provide pilot data for externally-funded research project that could extend period of employment with stronger research focus.

Applicants are required to have specialist training in Rheumatology to ST6 grade or above (or equivalent) or have completed their specialist training by the interview date. Full current professional registration with the GMC is essential. Experience and familiarity within UK hospital systems and practices or equivalent is desirable but non-UK trained doctors are encouraged to apply. The post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you interested in applying, we suggest you do so at the earliest opportunity.

Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia

Job reference
339-MPSNF379
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 40 hours per week
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Staff Group
Medical and Dental
Town
Bristol

Description

Work of the Pain Clinic

The Pain Clinic is based in Gloucester House on the Southmead site. There are 5 Pain Clinicians 4 of whom have anaesthetic commitments. We see 2400 patients a year in outpatient pain clinics and the pain service is recognised for advanced pain training. Last year over 60 stimulation devices were inserted.

We provide the following services:

  • Acupuncture
  • TENS clinics
  • Botox for migraine
  • Qutenza clinic
  • Comprehensive interdisciplinary assessment and management of patients including physiotherapy advice, ‘Back Pack’ programme, self-management programme, sleep programme as well as a full pain management programme for 700 patients/year and individual psychology sessions.

We are a tertiary referral service for neuromodulation for pain and gynae mesh pain.

We have strong links with our orthopaedic, urology, gynaecology and neurosurgical colleagues and the neuromodulation service is run jointly by pain and neurosurgery. 

Neuromodulation

North Bristol Pain Clinic is a unique centre as we offer all therapies including High frequency spinal cord stimulation, Burst spinal cord stimulation, Dorsal root ganglion stimulation and PENS. There are clinics run jointly with Pain clinicians and neurosurgeons to assess the suitability of patients for this treatment.

The successful candidate should have knowledge neuromodulation techniques and technical skills implanting spinal cord stimulators.

 

Fixed Term Consultant in Plastic Surgery

Job reference
339-MPLMG377
Salary
per annum pro rota
Salary period
Full time - 10 sessions per week
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Locum Consultant
Contract
Staff Group
Medical and Dental
Town
Bristol

Description

The work of the Plastic Surgery Department covers a wide range of congenital and acquired conditions including skin cancer, hand surgery, lower limb trauma, breast reconstruction, head and neck malignancy, sarcoma, burns service and laser therapy. Combined clinics are held in association with other specialists including head and neck surgery, Ortho-Plastics, oncologists and dermatology. Specialist clinics include; hands, pigmented lesions, sarcoma and breast reconstruction.

There are dedicated plastics and burns general anaesthetic operating theatres and three local anaesthetic operating theatres, with 24-hour access to general emergency theatres. The postholder will be provided with secretarial support and office accommodation, which will be shared with other members of the consultant team.

The successful candidate will join a further 22 consultants who offer plastic surgery and burns service to patients from the northern part of the South West region.  The department has dedicated emergency plastic surgery beds on Gate 33A, including seven burns unit beds, and shares elective capacity with other specialties on Gate 7A. There is access to ITU and HDU beds.

Clinical Fellow ST3+ Urology

Job reference
339-MPLMG376
Salary
Per annum
Salary period
Full time
Grade
ST3+
Contract
Staff Group
Medical and Dental
Town
Weston-Super-Mare

Description

Responsibility is to all three NBT Weston urology consultants – Mr D Dickerson, Mr J L Probert & Mr M Goh as well as to visiting SMH consultants Mr A Manjunath, Mr E Rowe, Mr R Pal.

Work of the Department. The cases dealt with in Weston are mainly General Urology with a tertiary referral service provided for urethroplasty and penile cancer. The department offers primary management of all common urological conditions. Cases requiring specialised management are referred to Southmead Hospital.

Ward Duties

  1. To be present on the ward Monday to Friday for ward round
  2. To supervise and assist the F1, CT2 and Staff Grade in the care of ward patients
  3. On-Call- daytime on-call responsibilities involve seeing emergencies and ward referrals, alternating weekly with another clinical fellow. This arrangement allows, in the week not on-call, gaining of experience in theatre, out-patients and diagnostics

Audit / Study / Research

  1. To participate in the all stages of the audit process, including conception, data retrieval & analysis, and presentation.
  2. To use study time appropriately for preparation for the FRCS Urol examination, or to prepare talks on suitable urological topics for presentation at the monthly audit meetings.
  3. To participate in research topics being run by the department
  4. To continue & complete any outstanding research projects including writing up of papers and / or thesis.

Fixed Term Consultant Breast Radiologist

Job reference
339-MPJTE373
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 10 PAs
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Locum position up to 24 months, pending successful completion of CESR
Staff Group
Medical and Dental
Town
Bristol

Description

Bristol Breastcare Centre delivers both the screening and symptomatic services across 2 sites in Southmead and Weston General Hospitals. You will have the opportunity to have a varied and interesting job plan taking part in the full range of clinical activities in addition to engaging in teaching and audit activities within the department.

Our clinical team have an excellent track record in supporting and developing colleagues and you will benefit from peer support and career progression to enable your career as an NHS Consultant Breast Radiologist to flourish in one of the leading large teaching hospitals in the country.

Initially joining on a locum basis for up to 24 months you will have support from the clinical leads and director of screening to establish a set of meaningful objectives and a rewarding job plan, enabling opportunity to work towards a substantive consultant post within the breastcare service.

Our service is well managed to provide you with a rewarding role in a great clinical team as well as respecting and valuing your work-life balance. The work is varied and provides a unique opportunity to work in a bespoke breastcare environment with dedicated provision at 2 sites. There is opportunity for elements of flexible/home working in the job plan and your travel time between sites for delivery of clinical activity is job-planned and paid as well as giving you access to a stimulating and varied clinical environment.

 

Consultant Dermatologist

Job reference
339-MPMJE368
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 10 sessions per week
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Staff Group
Medical and Dental
Town
Bristol

Description

The work of the Dermatology Department includes:

 

  • General Dermatology Clinics
  • Skin Cancer Clinics and surgery
  • Acute Ward Referrals
  • Advice and Guidance referrals (Tele-dermatology) and photo clinics
  • Remote and face to face general and suspected cancer dermatology
  • Nurse-led drug monitoring and inflammatory disease clinics
  • Specialist Skin Cancer Multidisciplinary Meetings
  • Supervision of a Dermatology trainee/cancer CNS
  • Undergraduate teaching

Respiratory Consultant (General and Specialist in ILD)

Job reference
339-MPSNF375
Salary
Per Annum
Salary period
Full time - 40 hours per week (40 hrs pw)
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Staff Group
Medical and Dental
Town
Bristol

Description

The postholder will have commitments within the base Acute trust (NBT), Respiratory department at NBT, and the components of the job plan will involve management of patients with Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD). The Respiratory Specialty at NBT has recently been awarded funding to deliver an antifibrotic to patients in BNSSG. Part of the service expansion will involve developing and expanding a workforce to support this exciting development.

NBT is active in research and supporting our Respiratory input to the community through support to  HealthierTogether@Home.

Respiratory Consultant (General and Specialist in Asthma)

Job reference
339-MPSNF374
Salary
Per Annum
Salary period
Full time - 40 hours per week (40 hrs pw)
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Staff Group
Medical and Dental
Town
Bristol

Description

Respiratory Consultant 

This substantive post presents an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic department practicing from a newly built, state of the art 800-bed hospital. You will join the existing  NHS Consultants providing respiratory care to our population of 500,000 in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

We are principally looking for new colleagues with the ambition to help us evolve our models of care to deliver outstanding and personally delivered services to our patients.

The postholder will have commitments within the base Acute trust (NBT), Respiratory department at NBT, and the components of the job plan will involve management of patients with Severe Asthma. The Respiratory Specialty at NBT has recently been awarded funding to deliver an antifibrotic to patients in BNSSG. Part of the service expansion will involve developing and expanding a workforce to support this exciting development.