Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery

Location
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
Posted
15 May 2017
Closes
18 Jun 2017
Ref
318-R332
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The appointee will be expected to work closely with the 7 Upper limb surgeons and the wider Orthopaedic team to support and develop both elective and emergency orthopaedic surgery. S/he will provide a fully comprehensive shoulder service and also contribute to the elbow and hand surgery service (especially trauma). The post holder will work with colleagues to provide services across the county including outpatient clinics and emergency referrals. 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 Upper Limb Surgery as above. 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.

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Closing date: 18 June 2017

Anticipated Interview Date: 17 July 2017