Junior Specialist Doctor (Standard) in Trauma & Orthopaedics

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust
11 Oct 2018
19 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.

Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

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Applications are invited for a Junior Specialist Doctor to work at Standard level within Trauma & Orthopaedics at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham - a Major Trauma Centre. The post will commence ASAP, until 5th February 2019.

The JSD will play a crucial role in the clinical teams covering trauma referrals from Accident and Emergency, and will take a role in the initial resuscitation of major trauma within the Accident and Emergency Department. The clinical duties of the post will involve the management of Acute Musculoskeletal Trauma and ward activity. Where possible the opportunity to attend outpatient clinics and theatre lists will be made available.

There will be Consultant led ward rounds each week. In addition the post holder will attend regular ward rounds with the other junior team members. Cover at consultant level is always available. The post holder will have an identified Trauma Surgeon in relation to educational development opportunities. In addition, potholders may be invited to attend the departmental meetings, as well as an active Post Graduate programme at Queen Elizabeth Hospital and, where duties/hours of work permit, the orthopaedic programme at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital.


The post holder will participate in the 1:7 full shift rota which includes prospective cover for annual leave, study leave and bank holidays.

More information

Interest applicants can contact consultant & CSL Mr Julian Cooper: [... Click Apply...]

Please submit an online application, ensuring you attach a copy of your CV

All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences?.

Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration requires employer

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