Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics Specialist Interest in Foot & Ankle Surgery

Location
Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
Salary
£77,913 - £105,042
Posted
05 Nov 2018
Closes
03 Dec 2018
Ref
339-MPJMG463
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
General surgery
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) wishes to appoint a Consultant with a specialist interest in Foot & Ankle Surgery. The post will be based in a Major Trauma Centre with commitment to the general on call service and therefore experience in and commitment to general complex trauma would also be required. The candidate should therefore have fellowship experience in these fields. 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 and elective services. 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.  

For further information on these posts please contact Mr Stephen Hepple, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon via 0117 414 1607 or steve.hepple@nbt.nhs.uk

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.

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Close Date – 3rd December 2018
Interview Date – provisionally 22nd January 2019

Please note:

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

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