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ST LAS Higher ( SPR) Surgery


Main area
Fixed Term
15 hours
Job ref
Royal Glamorgan Hospital
£1351.44 per week
06/12/2018 23:59

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our page.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Applications are invited for a ST Las Higher ( SPR) Doctor in General Surgery, Fixed Term from November 2018- 5 February 2019, the job will be a job share and the post holder will be required to work 2 days a week.

The successful candidate will join the existing General Surgical Department at Royal Glamorgan Hospital. The post will have a general surgical emergency ‘on call’ commitment on a pro rata basis.

This post will join the team of Middle Grade Doctors responsible for the provision of general surgical services to the University Health Board in Cwm Taf. The post will be based at Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Llantristant, but may also be required to undertake sessions across other sites within the organisation. 

The post will be required to share with Middle Grade Colleagues the responsibility of providing General Surgical outpatient and inpatient care for the local population and in doing so foster excellent working relationships within and outside the General Surgical Department.

South East Wales is a delightful place to live, with easy access to the coast and the natural beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Wye Valley. The area offers excellent opportunities for many outdoor pursuits including hill walking, mountain biking, mountaineering and various water-sports. Established air, rail and sea links provide easy access for travel throughout the UK and beyond. Cardiff, the Capital city of Wales, a vibrant, cosmopolitan city, is only 25 miles South of Merthyr Tydfil offering a wide variety of bars, restaurants, concert venues, theatres, art galleries as well as several shopping centres.



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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Please contact Mr Xavier Escofet, Clinical Director – General Surgery on 01685 728433.

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