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Core Surgical Trust Grade

NHS Medical & Dental: Core Trainee (CT 1/2)

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NHS Medical & Dental: Core Trainee (CT 1/2)
Fixed Term - 6-12 months
Full Time 40 Hours Per Week
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Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
£30,605 - £48,123 pa inc
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Trust Doctor – Oncology

General Surgery Rotational posts

Surgery: Spec Reg

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust has an international reputation for high quality patient care, education and research and its partnership with the Institute of Cancer Research has created the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe. The Royal Marsden NHS Trust is a diverse employer and welcomes EU graduates. We have a well-established surgical program across all surgical specialties and this is an excellent opportunity to increase experience in surgical oncology. These appointments offer excellent learning opportunities in units leading national and international research programmes. You will gain experience of working in multi-disciplinary units composed of surgeons, medical and clinical oncologists and specialists in palliative medicine, all working together to provide high quality management of cancer patients.

These posts would be suitable for a senior trainee who has completed core surgical training and is hoping to be appointed to an ST3 position. The successful candidate would be able to gain significant experience in both general surgery and across specific tumour types including; Sarcoma, Melanoma and Rare Tumours; UGI, Colorectal, Breast and Gynaecology within teams that are very keen to train and support surgical development.

There are significant opportunities to take part in our extensive research programme in various areas and junior staff are actively encouraged to participate in such programmes. The postholder would be expected to participate in our research and contribute to national and international presentations as well contribute to publications to peer-reviewed journals. The post covers the full range of surgical oncology firms when on call. These include Gynaecology, Urology, Sarcoma, Breast, Gastrointestinal, Head & Neck and Plastics. Whilst this is not a formally recognised training post, there will be full training and development opportunities from the Consultants, SpRs and Clinical Fellows. The post is offered for 6 months, extendable to 12 months upon review.

The positions are on the MN37 pay scale which ranges from £30,605 - £48,123 and includes on-call residential duties at band 1B. The post is available to start in as soon as possible. The trust operates an equal opportunity policy.

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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.

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Mr. Myles Smith RCS Surgical Tutor for The Royal Marsden via his P.A’s email:

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