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Breast Care
Associate Specialist
Full Time - 10 PAS Per Week
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Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Yeovil District Hospital, Higher Kingston, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4AT
£56,133 - £92,401 per annum
05/01/2020 23:59

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Associate Specialist in Breast Care

Associate Specialist

I’m delighted that you’re thinking about joining the team here at Yeovil Hospital, recently rated the best Trust in the NHS for staff health and wellbeing.

Working in the NHS is both challenging and rewarding. That’s why we’re committed to giving our staff the best possible balance between a stimulating career and a relaxing personal life, enabling you to make the most of our picturesque surroundings and arrive at work energised each day.

Looking after you helps you look after our patients, and enables us to achieve some of the best performance in the NHS. For instance, we are regularly one of the top-three hospitals in England for emergency care, and we have a global reputation for research and development, and innovative partnerships with primary care.

If this is your first role in the NHS, we’ll show you why we’re one of the most respected healthcare systems in the world. And if you’re joining us from another Trust, we’ll remind you why you wanted to work in healthcare in the first place.

I look forward to working with you


Jonathan Higman, Chief Executive


We are looking for an Associate Specialist to join our dynamic and forward thinking  Breast Care Team here at Yeovil District NHS Foundation Trust.

You will join a team of 2 Consultants, 1 Staff Grade Surgeon and 4 Breast Care Nurses working at Consultant level who all provide a one stop rapid Breast Care Service .

Our highly preforming Trust is consistently rated within the top 10% in England for its Cancer and Emergency Services

This is a full time,  10 programmed activities (PAs) per week post. This includes time for 1 PA Supporting Programmed Activity (SPA).

Weekly activities will consist of Outpatient Clinics (new and follow up), Breast MDT, operating in Main and Day Theatres with a negotiated balance of supervised and unsupervised activity.

This is not a training post; however the department offers excellent opportunities for
progressing your experience under the guidance of experienced breast surgeons.

We look forward to receiving your application

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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

For further details please contact: Miss Caroline Osborne, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon and Lead Clinician for Breast Surgery via her secretary on 01935 384252