Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Specialising in Trauma and Pelvic/Acetabular Reconstruction) UHS MTC are looking to recruit a fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon who is on the specialist register and prepared to lead and develop services within the department.
ABOUT THE TEAM
The appointee will join a team of 22 specialist Consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeons delivering a high quality service to the local and regional population. These posts will consolidate the range of specialist trauma expertise available in our Major Trauma Centre (MTC), allowing for timely access to surgery for all patients.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
The post will contribute to the on call rota and to the trauma ward Consultant rota, allowing us to deliver the high quality responsive service that we aspire to. The posts will contribute to the development of a modern and responsive outpatient service, using telephone consultations, where appropriate.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
These post-holders will deliver continuous service improvement to their clinical subspecialties, ensuring that UHS is at the forefront of clinical techniques and service delivery modalities. They will be important for the continued improved educational opportunities in this department, including at registrar and at foundation year levels.
Post – Trauma with a specialist interest in pelvic and acetabular trauma (an elective interest is desirable but not essential)
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.
As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.
UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
ABOUT OUR TRUST AND SOUTHAMPTON
UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.
Interviews will be held on Thursday, 11 June 2020.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO APPLY
If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.
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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Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics