ST 7-8, peri-CCT National Training Posts in Paediatric Urology
in HEE North West and HEE Yorkshire and the Humber

Leeds Teaching Hospital and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital

These posts are part of the Royal College of Surgeons, EPBU Accredited Subspecialty Fellow Programme in Paediatric Urology which aims to provide a comprehensive and enjoyable training in all aspects of Paediatric Urology including bladder exstrophy.  The programme covers the required two years of Subspecialist Paediatric Urology Training with one year in each centre.

The posts would be given for one year in the first instance, one in each centre.  The selection of the centre would depend on the ranking at the interview and according to personal preference. Following satisfactory completion of the first year, the fellows would swap location. FRCS part 1 or equivalent qualification should have been completed before starting and part 2 or equivalent qualification should be taken during the Fellowship. At the end of the two years, the EBPU FEAPU exam should be taken to complete the Fellowship.

Trainees are required to keep a complete portfolio for the period of training within the training programme to be ready to submit for review at any time.  The trainees will undergo Annual Record of Competency Progression by an inter deanery committee and successful completion of first year is required before progression to second year of training.  The trainees will be entitled to annual and study leave in keeping with the Terms & Conditions of Service for Specialist Registrars.  

Trainees register with the Royal Colleges of Surgeons at the time of appointment and are responsible for completing documentation including requests for approval of Flexible Training. 

Opportunities for research and overseas experience will be accommodated wherever possible.

Further information is available from Mr Alexander Turner for Leeds and Mr Max Cervellione for Manchester, respective TPDs for Leeds and Clinical Lead Manchester. (To contact Mr Turner or Mr Cervellione please email and include 'FAO Alex Turner / Max Cervellione Paediatric Urology' in the subject line.)

The successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.

How to apply

To apply please send your CV and a supporting statement explaining how you satisfy the person specification to Please include 'Paediatric Urology Application' in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please see below for the Job Description and Person Specification.

Closing Date: 31 August 2020
Interview Date: TBC

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