Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Posted
14 May 2018
Closes
20 May 2018
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for this exciting substantive consultant post, specialising in Upper Limb, within the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

The Trauma and Orthopaedic Department at the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust provides both elective and trauma services across Birmingham and operates a busy and varied service.

The successful applicant will provide, along with the existing Team, an effective service in both Trauma and elective orthopaedic upper limb surgery for the people of Birmingham. The post-holder will be expected to take a full share in the provision of an emergency service, providing adult and paediatric trauma care.

The Trust has a reputation for providing high-quality well-structured care in a friendly and supportive environment.

We are looking for dynamic colleagues with enthusiasm and leadership qualities. You should be licensed and fully registered with the GMC.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to deal with a varied and challenging range of elective and trauma cases every year and participate in the general trauma on-call rota. Our large team provides a broad spectrum of general Orthopaedic services with various sub-specialty interests.

This post would suit a candidate with Upper Limb experience and the successful applicant will ideally have previous sub-specialty level experience in Orthopaedic Shoulder, Elbow, hand and wrist surgery.

You will be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to the work of the team.

If you are interested in finding out more about this position please contact:

Mr A Sambatakakis, Clinical Director 0121 424 5564 (Secretary direct line).

Mr Ed Landon, Group Manager 0121 424 2067.

To apply, please click the apply button.

The candidate must demonstrate an ability to work as part of a broad consultant team, with the expectation that further changes will occur in all job plans as the department develops.

Any queries please contact the Medical Workforce Team on 0121 424 8993.

All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences‎.

Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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

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