Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic

Ormskirk, Lancashire
£76,761 - £103,490
15 Jun 2018
12 Jul 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic:
1 post - Interest in Hand and Wrist Surgery 
2 posts - Interest in Upper Limb and Shoulder Surgery 
1 post - Interest in Lower Limb Arthroplasty and Foot Surgery
10 PA's

Following the remodelling of our Orthopaedic services, we have a fantastic opportunity for applications for 4 substantive consultants to join our team. We are looking to recruit consultants specialising in Upper Limb, Lower Limb and Hand Wrist.

The Trauma and Orthopaedic Department at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust provides both elective and trauma services across 2 sites and operates a busy and varied service.

The successful applicants will provide, along with the existing Team, the effective delivery of both Trauma and Elective services.

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. It is essential you have full GMC Registration and be included on the Specialist Register, or be within 6 months of CCT/CESR at the time of interview. The trust is committed to equal opportunities in Employment and operates a no smoking policy. Enhanced CRB checks will be made for the successful applicant. 

In your 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 1 in 10 on-call rota. Our growing team provides a broad spectrum of general Orthopaedic services with various sub-specialty interests.

We have an active teaching programme within the Orthopaedic directorate and all Consultants are expected to participate in the teaching of medical students and contribute to the surgical teaching programme for junior doctors.

The successful applicant will ideally have previous sub-specialty level experience in Orthopaedic Shoulder, Elbow, Hand and Wrist surgery.

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travelers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

Closing Date: 12th July 2018
Shortlisting Date: W/C 16th July 2018
Interview Date: TBC 

To apply, please click the apply button. 
Applicants may discuss this posts informally, or arrange a visit, by contacting the following; Mr Eugene Toh, Clinical Director for Orthopaedics (01695 656881)