Applications are invited for a Junior Fellow (SHO Level equivalent) in Trauma and Orthopaedics. The Junior Fellow will cover both elective and trauma services.
ABOUT THE TEAM
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust has been designated as a Major Trauma Centre and these exciting new posts will offer excellent experience in the management of major trauma and its sequela. Sub specialties include Pelvic, Upper Limb, Periprosthetic, Spinal, and Limb Reconstruction surgery. The Unit has a total of 108 beds for Elective and Trauma and an additional Spinal Unit. Research and audit will be supported, encouraged and expected.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Duties will cover a mix of Ward Round and Ward Cover days as well as Out of Hours shifts such as Day, Night and weekend on calls to support the senior on call rota. Additional duties that will provide extra Orthopaedic training are days in Theatre, clinic and allocated SPA time.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
These posts are ideally suited for candidates wishing to progress to higher surgical training in Trauma and Orthopaedics and are not recognised for CT Training. The job has been structured to provide a fantastic opportunity to expand trauma experience in a Major Trauma centre.
Applicants will be expected to demonstrate their competence to communicate in spoken and written English.
Where equivalent qualifications or experience are being offered, it is essential that candidates should provide confirmation of this from the relevant College or Faculty in the United Kingdom and attach the confirmation to your application.
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 Monday, 01 February 2021.
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.