Consultant Orthopaedic Hip and Trauma Surgeon

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Preston, UK
08 Nov 2019
08 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a subspecialty interest in Lower Limb Surgery and Trauma to join the Orthopaedic Directorate at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The Trust provides a wide range of emergency and elective Orthopaedic services, including tertiary services, and is the Major Trauma Centre for Lancashire and South Cumbria.

We are seeking a new Lower Limb Consultant Surgeon to join our dynamic team. The successful applicant would be expected to take part in developing and delivering the lower limb arthroplasty service, as well as enhancing our standard of care for hip fracture patients.

A minimum of twelve months fellowship experience in lower limb arthroplasty is desirable, as well as a keen interest in joining the regional Major Trauma Service. The successful applicant will be expected to join the On-Call rota for Major Trauma. Working in the Orthopaedic Directorate will be split across our two sites, Royal Preston Hospital and Chorley SR District Hospital sites.

You must be registered with the GMC on the Specialist Register for Trauma and Orthopaedics (or within 6 months of gaining entry onto) and willing to participate in Teaching and Clinical Governance Provision.

Should applicants be currently or recently employed as a Consultant or Locum consultant, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals reserves the right to request a reference from the Medical director of any previous or current employing organisation.

This substantive appointment will be on the basis of the Consultant Contract laid down by the Hospital Medical and Dental Staff Terms and Conditions of Service and will be remunerated as appropriate.

For further information please contact in the first instance Mr Tony Helm, Clinical Director and Consultant Lower Limb Surgeon, on 01772 522309 (secretary).

If you are successful in obtaining a position with our Trust which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check. As a registered body with the DBS, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will conduct the administration of this application on your behalf and the cost will be recovered from your salary, either as a one-off payment or over 3 months. Currently the charges made by the Disclosure and Barring Service are - Standard DBS check £30.20 and Enhanced DBS check £48.20. The level of check required depends on the role that you have been offered.

Successful applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please ensure that email addresses are provided for your referees wherever possible

The NHS Constitution outlines what staff working in the NHS can expect from their employer and what is expected of you. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to the NHS Values and Pledges as expressed in the Constitution.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. An interview is guaranteed to any applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria of the person specification.

If you have any difficulty applying on line, please contact the Recruitment Team.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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