3 x Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons

Lewisham, London (Greater)
£76,761 to £103,490
22 Feb 2018
25 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Specialist Interest to be encouraged

Full time 10 programmed activities

Posts have become available for 3 Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons at Lewisham and Greenwich Healthcare Trust. The successful candidates must be on the Specialist Register with the GMC or be within six months of obtaining CCT. We offer a comprehensive range of treatment both on the elective and the trauma side for our local and expanding population.

These posts will be for General Orthopaedic Surgeons, two for Queen Elizabeth Hospital site for Trauma, one with an Upper limb interest and one with a lower limb interest. The third post will be for Lewisham Hospital site, Trauma and elective with lower limb interest. Specialist interest will be encouraged for all three of these positions to support these services.

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust was established in October 2013, following the integration of Lewisham Healthcare NHS Trust and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich. The Trust provides a comprehensive portfolio of high quality acute healthcare services to a critical mass of more than c.526,000 people living across the London Boroughs of Lewisham, Greenwich and North Bexley together with a broad portfolio of community services, primarily, but not exclusively, for those living in Lewisham. We are responsible for NHS services at University Hospital Lewisham, Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich and in a number of community settings throughout Lewisham. The Trust employs more than 6,000 staff on both the hospital and community sites, which makes us one of the biggest employers in South East London.

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register with the General Medical Council

FRCS Ortho or have an appropriate CCT or be within 6 months of obtaining CCT.

Please complete the application in full, ensuring that you include the names, addresses telephone and e-mail addresses of three referees (one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you are not on the specialist register please also enclose evidence/confirmation that you will be on the specialist register or have a CCT within 6 months of interview date.

Closing date: 25th March 2018

Proposed Interview date: 14th June 2018

For further details / informal visits contact:

Interested candidates should contact via switchboard (02088366000):

Colette Try, Service Manager Orthopaedic Surgery 07760146238

Mr A Kumar, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon & Clinical Director for Trauma & Orthopaedics LGT

You may also telephone the Medical Staffing Department: Tel 020 8836 6753.

Please note that the as part of the application process, you may need to complete a short values based pre-application question. Your responses to the question will impact on whether or not you are able to successfully continue with your application. Please have a look on our website to find out more information before you start the pre-application question. If you are unsuccessful with the pre-application question, it means that you are not in harmony with our values. We thank you for your interest in Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.

For vacancies where a high volume of applications are received, we reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Due to the volume of applications for some posts, it may not be possible for us to contact all applicants with the outcome of the shortlisting. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been successful.

Shortlisted applicants for posts up to and including band 4 may be invited to sit a basic numeracy and literacy test as part of the interview process. If you have any concerns about your ability in either area you are strongly advised to visit the Excellence Gateway website and try some of the activities and practice questions. If you have been shortlisted and previously passed either test, please make us aware.

Our employment checking processes require that all appointed candidates provide the contact details of their current HR Department. 

If you have a disability which makes completing an application form difficult please contact:

For substantive Non Clinical roles Non Medical Recruitment on 020 8836 5770; for Clinical roles at QEH Medical Staffing on 020 8836 6777/6749, Clinical roles at UHL call 020 8333 3215, 020 8333 3147, for Temporary Staffing roles, please contact Bank Recruitment Office on 020 8836 6825/5302, quoting the vacancy reference number.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.