Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics
Please note that if you apply for a position with this Trust, you may be contacted via the NHS Jobs website or via email. This includes invites for job interviews. We therefore recommend that you regularly check your NHS Jobs and email accounts.
Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.
Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics
(FULL TIME, 10 PAs)
Ref – 339-MPJMG298
North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) wishes to appoint a Consultant with a specialist interest in Orthopaedic Trauma, especially pelvic and acetabular fracture management. The candidate should have fellowship experience in these fields. Experience in hip and knee arthroplasty and hip preserving surgery in the young adult population is strongly recommended. This post is a full time 10 PA position and substantive.
The Avon Orthopaedic Centre (AOC) at NBT is the Major Trauma provider for the Severn region, the largest specialist elective orthopaedic centre in the Southwest. We have an international reputation for trauma, hip and knee surgery. With 32 surgeons and over 700 members of staff, we provide a complete Orthopaedic trauma service with over 600 severely injured patients each year as well as an extensive joint replacement service for both routine, complex and revision joint replacements.
We are based in the North of this buzzing and culturally rich city – if you move here it won’t take you long to discover everything that it has to offer. Bristol City Centre is just 15 minutes away, and has a great array of shops, theatres and restaurants and has an array of annual festivals and events including the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta and the Bristol Harbour Festival. For those who cycle, Bristol boasts excellent cycling facilities and was chosen as England’s first cycling city in 2008 and was voted the European green capital in 2015. In 2017 Bristol was named ‘best place to live in Britain’ by the Times “the city is a worthy winner thanks to its ideal combination of extraordinary culture, impressive schools, buzzing culinary scene, exciting redevelopment and community spirit.”.
As a motivated professional you will have a real passion for what you do and if the idea of working in a large specialist elective orthopaedic centre appeals to you, then apply today.
Individuals wishing to apply must be registered Medical Practitioners (with a licence to practice) and on the Specialist Register of the GMC or be eligible to be on the Specialist Register within six months of the date of the Advisory Appointments Committee.
The successful candidate will be employed under Terms & Conditions of Service for Consultants (England) 2003. The Trust has teaching status and is linked with the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. Experience and familiarity with UK hospital systems and practices or equivalent is essential.
If you are shortlisted we will contact you by email with details of your interview of which you will need to confirm your attendance. Therefore it is important that you check your online account regularly.
Close Date – 29th April 2018
Interview Date – provisionally 03rd July 2018
CVs are not used in the shortlisting process. If you are shortlisted your CV will be made available to the Formal and Informal interview panel.
For Consultant expenses related to this post, please refer to the document on NHS Jobs
Committed to equal opportunities, job share applications welcome
For further details / informal visits contact:
For further information on these posts please contact Mr Michael Kelly, Orthopaedic Trauma Lead via 0117 414 1624 or Michael.Kelly2@nbt.nhs.uk or to apply please click the Apply button.
The following is applicable for ‘At Risk’ employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.
Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
If no applicant is appointed from the above ‘at-risk’ pools, those from the open market will then be considered for shortlisting.
If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.
Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.
If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel 0117 4141151.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.
Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.
We are committed to Equal Opportunity - Job Share Applications are welcomed.
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.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.