Role: Burns Surgeon      

Hours: Full time, with some weekend and evening working required to support the humanitarian programme delivery.

Remuneration: Negotiable (dependent on experience)

Duration: Minimum of 2 weeks at a time (longer availability is highly desirable).

Location: Internationally / any of the UK-Med response including Ukraine and or to various other locations.

This register recruitment campaign is only open to candidates in the UK.

Are you a Burns Surgeon with expertise and knowledge, interested in utilizing your skills to deliver humanitarian aid in emergency response projects or looking to build your career in a humanitarian setting? 

UK-Med is a frontline medical aid charity. Born of the NHS, we’ve been working for over 30 years towards a world where everyone has the healthcare they need when crises or disasters hit.

We are seeking Surgeons with specialized experience in Burns Surgery and are enthusiastic about extending their knowledge and skills within a humanitarian environment. You will be expected to make yourself available for international travel and deployment at short notice, with a minimum commitment of 2 weeks (longer availability is highly desirable).

Our ideal candidates will be fully licensed and experienced Burns Surgeons, possessing significant expertise in providing medical care to patients with varying degrees of burn injuries. Proficiency in treating both adults and children is paramount. While previous experience in low-resource, humanitarian, or conflict contexts is beneficial, it is not mandatory.

You must hold full licensure as a Plastic/Burns surgeon, registered with the appropriate professional body. A Degree in Medicine with specialized training in Burns Surgery is a prerequisite.

We are seeking individuals who are determined, high-performing, compassionate, and collaborative, with a commitment to continuous learning and supporting others in their learning journey. Language skills will be considered an advantage.

Your role as a Burns Surgeon will play a pivotal part in providing specialized burn care, alleviating suffering, and restoring health to those affected by crises. Your contributions will contribute to strengthening local healthcare systems and reinforcing the resilience of communities, aligning with UK-Med's mission of delivering exceptional medical aid in times of crisis.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with a welcoming working environment, providing you with the opportunity to make a meaningful and lasting difference in the lives of those in need.

How to Apply

We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – Burns Surgeon before applying.

To apply, please complete the questions and submit your CV below as soon as possible.

This vacancy will close as soon as we have received enough strong applications. Please apply as soon as possible, and no later than 26th February 2024. 

The selection process consists of two stages:

Interview Stage: All applicants will go through an initial interview stage.

Selection Training Stage: Applicants who pass the interview stage and do not have a minimum of 3 years of humanitarian experience will be required to complete a selection training.

We look forward to receiving your applications and potentially welcoming you to our team of dedicated humanitarian surgeons at UK-Med.

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse.  We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion.  We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.

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