Current vacancies at the Trust

Trust Doctor in GI Surgery

Nodal Point 1

Main area
General Medicine and Surgery
Nodal Point 1
Fixed Term - 4 Months (with a view to extending to 6 months)
Full Time - 40 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
St Thomas' Hospital
£26,614 p.a excl. of LZ
08/04/2018 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.


General Medicine and Surgery
Trust Doctor FY1 Equivalent
Nodal point 1
£26,614 p.a excl. of LZ

Full Time – 40 hours per week
Fixed- Term 4 Months (with a view to extending to 6 months) 

The directorate of Gastrointestinal Medicine and Surgery has a vacant post in our exciting FY1 Training Programme for which applications are invited. The directorate is looking to appoint a Trust doctor within GI, based at St Thomas’ Hospital. This is an opportunity for a FY1/House Officer level doctor (Nodal Point 3) to attach to the GI Surgery unit for 4 months with a view to extending to 6 month placement. The role includes working with the Upper GI and Emergency General Surgery teams.

As part of the role you will provide support to the in-patients wards as well as have the opportunity to observe and support surgical cases in main theatres and day surgery. You will be required to work a regular shift pattern including nights with an average of 40 hours per week. As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends. Appointees will participate in General surgical on call team on a 1 in 9 basis and will be expected to assist the Emergency Surgeons / consultant on-call during this. The post is vacant for immediate filling.

The department is committed to excellence in teaching and training for junior doctors and previous post holders have gone on to achieve a national training number in GI Surgery. Upper GI Unit has been designated the regional unit for gastro-oesophageal malignancies and specialises in oesophageal and gastric resections. The unit provides surgery for all aspects of upper gastrointestinal benign disease in addition. There is also a tertiary Endocrine Surgical service for Thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal disease.

For further information and to apply online, please quote reference number 196-MED1605.

Closing date: 8th April 2018, by midnight.

Our excellent benefits include final salary pension scheme. Please visit our website to find out more. The Trust provides health services to a diverse community. This job does carry Postgraduate Dean’s approval.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Thomas Munday - Service Manager, Gastroenterology

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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