Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon
Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon with special interest in Hip Preservation Surgery / Pelvic Reconstruction.
The appointment comes at a time of expanding workload and, in order to strengthen our bid to become the Major Trauma Centre for Wales, the team requires a highly motivated, Fellowship-trained Consultant colleague.
The post holder will work in conjunction with an existing colleague to provide a specialist pelvic reconstruction service for the population of Cardiff and Vale and for tertiary referrals throughout South Wales. In addition, the appointee will have the ability to deal with complex trauma reconstruction. Elective practice will focus on hip arthroplasty and hip preservation surgery including osteotomy and hip arthroscopy.
There is a commitment to a 1 in 14 on-call trauma rota at University Hospital of Wales. Elective clinics and theatre sessions will be provided at the nearby University Hospital Llandough.
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is recognised as a teaching centre of excellence in a wide range of clinical services.
Academic interests will be encouraged; research and teaching in collaboration with Cardiff University’s School of Medicine will be expected.
Although this post is full-time, consideration will be given to applicants who require flexible working arrangements.
Applicants should possess FRCS or equivalent and either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview.
You will be able to take advantage of the excellent Consultant contract for Wales. The basic salary range for this post is £74,393 per annum to £96,583 per annum plus a further £26,148 per annum available in Commitment Awards.
Applicants must ensure they provide the names and contact details of referees covering at least the last three years of their employment/training history in full. In addition, applicants who are currently or have most recently been employed as a substantive Consultant or as a Locum Consultant in post for more than 12 months must also provide the name of their Medical Director as an additional referee.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Mr Simon White, Clinical Director
(029) 2074 8044
Mr James Lewis, Trauma Lead
(029) 2074 8044
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