Consultant In Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
£76,001 to £102,465
03 Apr 2017
23 Apr 2017
318- R197
Career Level
Full Time

Lower Limb Arthroplasty
(With an interest in Revision Hip Surgery)

The appointee will support and develop both elective and trauma or-thopaedic arthroplasty surgery. The post holder will work with colleagues to provide services across the county including out patient clinics and emergency referrals. Elective Surgery will be carried out at Cheltenham General Hospital while Trauma Surgery will be carried out Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. 

Joining a wider community of 26 T & O surgeons in Gloucestershire, the appointee should be an exceptional surgeon with a broad general training in trauma/orthopaedic surgery and specialist recognised training in Lower Limb Arthroplasty surgery. The post will include 1:12 on call for trauma. For further details please refer to the indicative job plan.

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust was formed in April 2002 and became a second wave Foundation Trust in July 2004. Gloucestershire is well known for its natural beauty, cultural and leisure activities. The county has many schools as well as colleges of higher education and its own university. There is good rail and road access to Bristol, Birmingham, South Wales and London.

Applicants should hold CCT or be within 6 months of CCT at the time of the Advisory Appointments Committee. Whole-time, part-time or job share applicants welcome. 

Relocation expenses, flexible working arrangements and support with childcare are available. 

For an informal discussion please contact Mr Daniel Engelke, Specialty Director on 03004226735 and Mrs Deborah de Wit, General Manager Trauma & Orthopaedics on 03004225190.

To apply, please visit NHS Jobs (Job Ref 318- R197).  You should also attach a CV to your online application form. 

Closing date:  23rd April 2017

Anticipated Interview Date: 22nd May 2017