Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hip) 

South Shields, Tyne and Wear
£76,761 to £103,490
26 Jun 2017
23 Jul 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust invites applications from dynamic and well-motivated individuals for a substantive Consultant post in Trauma and Orthopaedics with an interest in Hip Surgery. A sub-specialist interest and training in complex primary and revision hip arthroplasty and peri-prosthetic hip fractures is essential. An interest in young adult hip would be welcome too. 

This vacancy has arisen following the retirement of our senior Hip Surgeon. This is a replacement post where the successful candidate will join an existing team of 6 Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons delivering a comprehensive orthopaedic service and will be part of the consultant general trauma on-call. The hospital is a designated Trauma Unit on the North-East Trauma Network. The department is actively involved in teaching medical students from Newcastle University. 

The post is whole-time and offers 10 PAs averaged out over a 6 week period, and is under the terms and conditions of the 2003 consultant contract. South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust has been consistently recognised as one of the best performing Foundation Trusts in the country, meeting and exceeding the key targets set by Government. 

We are only ten miles from Newcastle City Centre and close to the A19and A1 (M). Travel time to London by rail is three hours with frequent services. There is easy access to the spectacular Northumberland coast, Lake District, Durham Cathedral city and other attractions. 

Interested candidates should contact Mr Al-Dadah (Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Arthroplasty Lead) Mr Gangopadhyay (Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Clinical Lead) or Mrs Helen Turnbull (Business Manager) on telephone (0191) 4041000.

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Closing date 23 July 2017.

South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust is committed to providing a working environment free of harassment and discrimination, where there is equality of opportunity and individual differences are valued and respected.