Applicants are invited to apply for a 12 month post of senior fellow in trauma & Orthopaedics at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS).
We are a Major Trauma Centre serving the South as well as a University Hospital tertiary referral centre for elective orthopaedics. We are looking for highly motivated registrar grade equivalent surgeons who wish to further their trauma and orthopaedic experience. You will also be part of the on call rota. The department currently consists of 30 consultants and associate specialist orthopaedic surgeons covering the range of orthopaedic sub specialties.
The experience and teaching offered by the department has allowed our past fellows to successfully pass the FRCS Orth exam, to be appointed on deanery rotations and also obtain consultant posts.
You can read an overview of the main duties of the role in the section below: Job Description and Main Responsibilities.
To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents attached.
As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. 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.
We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.
The post is intended for a Surgeon who is developing a specialist interest in Trauma & Orthopaedic surgery with additional option to be involved in Elective surgery. There will be the opportunity to operate on elective and traumatic conditions both supervised and when suitable, alone. Audit and research are an expected part of this role.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
Applicants should have at least 3 years previous experience in trauma and orthopaedic surgery at ST3 level and above and be post MRCS or equivalent.
Appointment will be made under local contractual terms and conditions of service for Trust appointed (non-training fellow doctors and dentists).
Grades for Trust appointed (non-training) fellows will be paid a basic salary at a nodal pay point linked to the grade, at the rate set out in the National Medical and Dental pay circular. Basic salary detailed below plus any additional remuneration (as applicable) for hours set out in the doctors work schedule (e.g. additional hours, weekend allowance, and any hours which attract enhanced pay)
Basic Salary - MT04 £50,017
Travelling expenses will not be paid for attending interview
Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role. Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible. Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application.
Interviews will be held on Monday, 19 April 2021.
Job Reference: MT443 - This vacancy closes on or before: 12th April 2021
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Amir Qureshi – Orthopaedic Consultant