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Locum Consultant in Urology

Locum Consultant

Main area
Locum Consultant
Fixed term: 12 months
Full time - 10 sessions per week
Job ref
NNUH Main SIte
£88,364 - £119,133 per annum pro rata
Salary period
10/04/2023 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

Wish you were here? So do we.

We want all our staff to achieve a balance between work and personal life and understand how important flexible working can be.  We welcome applications on a full or part time basis, various shift patterns and hybrid working, where roles allow.


Job overview

Applications are invited for a replacement Consultant in Urology. It is expected that the post holder will be trained in general urology and have a subspecialist interest to compliment the wider department, preferably stones, Endourology.

A whole-time or part-time contract will be available, according to the wishes of the appointee. A candidate who is unable for personal reasons to undertake the duties of a whole-time contract a part-time contract will be considered. If such a candidate is appointed, the job content will be modified as appropriate in consultation with consultant colleagues and local management.

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. Additionally, people with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working.

Main duties of the job

  1. Share with consultant colleagues the urological workload.
  2. Provide with the other consultants a system of mutual out-of-hours cover for annual, study and professional leave. The current on call system is 1:12 weekdays and weekend on call is currently 1 in 14.
  3. Give a consultation and advisory service to medical colleagues in other specialities in the Trusts.
  4. Liaise with medical staff in other specialities and participate in the regular clinical
    meetings and other post-graduate activities of the hospitals.
  5. Take part in the Royal College of Surgeons continuing medical education programme. The employing Trust will provide study leave expenses in line with national terms and conditions of service.
  6. Play a full part in the teaching and audit activities of the department.
  7. Participate in the rolling process of clinical governance at JPUH and NNUH
  8. Contribute to management of the service.
  9. Comply with the outline Consultant work programme (under provisions of Circular HC90/16) and the weekly timetable of fixed commitments (ie: regular scheduled NHS activities in accordance with paragraph 30B of the TCS).
  10. Academic input is optional but there is the opportunity for developing research. Active participation of teaching to undergraduate

Working for our organisation

The Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) is one of the busiest teaching trusts in England. We serve over 900,000 people across Norfolk, North Suffolk and surrounding areas for specialist services. In 2016/17 our 7,500 members of staff delivered 816,000 outpatient appointments, 90,000 day cases and 90,000 inpatient admissions from our two hospitals.

Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, Our PRIDE values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do.

Our clinical services are structured across four divisions offering a wide range of careers to new staff of all disciplines. Our four divisions are Medicine, Surgery, Women’s and Children’s, and Clinical Support Services. We always strive to hit the highest standard in each of these areas, including pioneering treatments and the best career development for employees. In addition, the Trust provides a full range of more specialist services such as Oncology and Radiotherapy, Neonatology, Orthopaedics, Plastic Surgery, Ophthalmology, Rheumatology, Paediatric Medicine and Surgery.

We want to recruit people who are looking for new challenges and opportunities, share our values and want to be part of our vision to provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description for the full details of the post and the person specification. 

Full GMC with licence to practice is required.

The appointment is to the Trust, not to specific hospitals.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Full GMC Registration
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register Via; • CCT (Proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of the interview) • CESR or • European Community Rights • FRCS (Urol).
Desirable criteria
  • Higher degree


Essential criteria
  • Good communicator.
  • Capable of working in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Enthusiasm for service development and teaching.
Desirable criteria
  • Previous responsibility for service improvement.
  • Management skills


Essential criteria
  • Applicants who are Nationals from another European country or elsewhere overseas would have to show equivalence to the 5 years training period in the National Health Service required for the specialty.
  • Training and expertise in children’s safeguarding
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in research or published papers in area of special interest.
  • Human factors training


Essential criteria
  • General Urology
Desirable criteria
  • An interest to complement the wider department such as stones/oncology/BPH/diagnostics/Female &Functional


Essential criteria
  • Flexible outlook on working hours.
  • Must live within a 15-mile radius of the base Trust or 30 minutes travelling time.
  • Ability to travel across multi-sites whilst public transport may not be available.

Communications and Language Skills

Essential criteria
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clinical colleagues, colleagues in pathology and support staff
  • Ability to present effectively to an audience, using a variety of methods, and to respond to questions and queries
Desirable criteria
  • Good presentation skills.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Mr Mark Rochester
Job title
Clinical Director for Urology
Email address
Telephone number
01603 286242
Additional information

Mr David Manson-Bahr
Site Lead for Urology at JPUH
Norfolk and Norwich University NHS Foundation Trust
Colney Lane