Senior Fellow – Spinal Surgery – trauma and orthopaedics

Location
Southampton, Hampshire
Salary
£46,208 pa
Posted
12 Mar 2018
Closes
31 Mar 2018
Ref
MT774
Sector
Hospital
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time

Southampton General Hospital

Fixed Term for 6/12 months

We are looking to appoint a highly experienced and motivated individual to the post of senior clinical fellow (aimed at Year 6+ specialist registrars) in spinal surgery.  The successful applicant will cover both elective and traumatic spinal conditions in both adults and children. It will be ideal for those who wish to enhance their operative skills and gain further specialist education in trauma and elective spinal surgery in final preparation for their appointment to the consultant grade. It is mainly a clinical based fellowship although there will be opportunities for research.

The fellow is expected to work closely alongside the team of specialist spinal surgeons and spinal nurse specialist.

The spinal unit consists of 8 spinal surgeons ( with orthopaedic or neurosurgical training). The applicant must have gained, or be within 6 months of attaining, their CCT and is looking to enhance their surgical experience. Participation in the senior on-call trauma rota and planned weekend elective operating sessions may be required.

The fellow is given active support with clinical research and will be expected to present and publish this work as appropriate. This post does not attract an NTN and does not lead to the award of CCT, requiring additional experience. Prospective educational approval from PMETB will need to be sought if time in this post is required to count for CCT.  Possession of FRCS (Tr&Orth) or equivalent is an essential requirement of the post.

Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role.  Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible.  Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application. 

Senior Trust fellow

Appointment will be made under local contractual terms and conditions of service for Trust appointed (non-training fellow doctors and dentists) which will be published and available at time of offers.

Grades for Trust appointed (non-training) fellows will be paid a basic salary at a nodal pay point linked to the grade, at the rate set out in the National Medical and Dental pay circular. Basic salary detailed below plus any additional remuneration (as applicable) for hours set out in the doctors work schedule (e.g additional hours, weekend allowance, and any hours which attract enhanced pay)

Basic Salary MT04        £46,208

All applications must be made online.  CV or paper applications are not accepted.For further information and to apply please click the apply button.

Job Reference: MT774 - This vacancy closes on or before – 31st March 2018

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.

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Our staff are positive about working at UHS and rate us above average compared to other NHS Trusts in the  Staff Attitude Survey. We are rated strongly on a number of areas including teamwork, communication and engagement.

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The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. The Trust also closely monitors recruitment activity, training and development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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