Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Chichester, West Sussex
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
28 May 2019
16 Jun 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time



(10 PAs)

Applications are invited for the above post of Fixed Term Consultant in Orthopaedics based at St Richard’s Hospital, part of the Western Sussex NHS Foundation Trust, to commence as soon as possible for an initial period of 6 months, with the possibility for extension and pending potential substantive recruitment.   

The successful candidate will join the Trauma and Orthopaedics team to provide specialist experience in Lower Limb Surgery (Hip & Knee Arthroplasty) 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’re 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 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.

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
  • Samantha Hook, Orthopaedic Consultant, via Wendy Forster on 01243 831563
  • Madhu Rao, Orthopaedic Consultant, via Fred Morling on 01243 831823
  • Laurie Dodd, 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 the apply button.

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

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.

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

Closing Date:  16 June 2019

Interview Date: TBC