Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Upper Limb) Shoulder & Elbow

Chichester, West Sussex
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
22 Oct 2018
11 Nov 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the above post of Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics based at St Richard’s Hospital, part of the Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. This is a new post to commence in January 2019.

The successful candidate will join the Trauma and Orthopaedics team to provide specialist experience in Upper Limb (Shoulder & Elbow)  surgery and will participate on the Trauma on call rota on a 1 in 8 basis.

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only CQC-rated “Outstanding” hospital trust on the South Coast and one of only four in the country. We are an ambitious organisation that champions our people, equipping them with new skills to continually improve services for patients.

The CQC recognised our leading approach to continuous improvement which encourages and supports innovation at all levels. We are an acute trust with three hospitals; St Richard’s in Chichester and Worthing Hospital, where we provide emergency and inpatient care; and Southlands Hospital in Shoreham, where we provide out-patient care and day surgery. We are a forward looking and innovative trust whose purpose is to provide high quality emergency and elective care for the people of West Sussex. Foundation Trust Status was achieved in July 2013.

Our hospitals are all situated along the beautiful West Sussex coast, nestled against the South Downs National Park, and close to vibrant towns that are richly endowed with excellent cultural and sporting facilities, offering good transport links to London and Europe.

All newly appointed Consultants are mentored, via the “WSHFT Mentorship scheme for senior medical staff”.

Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of attaining Specialist Registration at the time of interview. Applications from candidates who, for personal reasons, are unable to work full-time will be eligible to be considered for this post.

For further information please contact:

  • Chris Pring, Clinical Director, via Helen Roberts on 01243 831826
  • Richard Hill, Orthopaedic Consultant, via Fred Morling on 01243 831823
  • Samantha Hook, Orthopaedic Consultant, via Wendy Forster on 01243 831563
  • Miguel Oliveira, Orthopaedic Consultant, via Wendy Forster on 01243 831563

To apply for this post please click on the APPLY button.

All applicants are required to provide the names and contact details of four referees; three will be clinical referees including one from the current employer (or most recent employer if not currently working) and the final referee will your current Responsible Officer for revalidation.

Please note shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide an up to date CV for their interview.

Applications from Agencies will NOT be considered, therefore please do not send any directly to the department or Medical HR.

Closing Date: 11 November 2018