Lower Limb Joint Arthroplasty Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedics

Location
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary
£76,761 - £103,490
Posted
11 Jun 2019
Closes
05 Jul 2019
Ref
430-MED6965S-A
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Programmed Activities: 10

Applications are invited to apply for a Lower Limb Joint Arthroplasty Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

This is a new post offering 10 programmed activities.  Additional programmed activities may be available upon agreement.

The newly appointed Consultant will have a job plan based on 10 Programme Activities (PAs), plus 1:9 on-call. The draft plan for these 10 Programmed Activities are flexible to meet the ongoing demands of the service. Once we have the confirmed appointment, discussions on working timetable can be agreed.

The allocated PA’s will be formed by a flexible combination of elective operating lists, outpatient clinics and ward rounds and on call duties.

The Appointee will have a shared office and administration support, their junior staff; include a middle grade and SHO equivalent.

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital. This allows us to attract, train and retain the best doctors and contribute towards the financial stability of the organisation.

This is also an important step towards establishing the trust as a world-class centre for teaching excellence. The first students arrived on wards in May 2015 and by the beginning of 2017 a medical school building will have been constructed, which will also create exciting opportunities in the future for all staff in the fields of clinical research and education. 

This exciting new phase will include opportunities for undergraduate and post graduate teaching, enhanced research facilities.  A teaching and research background would be highly advantageous when applying for this position.

We believe the continued growth of the hospital will allow us to expand and improve our services to offer the very best care to the people of Milton Keynes, and beyond.

Located just 50 miles north of London, Milton Keynes has excellent access to the capital whilst being centrally located for Oxford and Cambridge and having ease of access to the north. Lying in attractive countryside, Milton Keynes offers first class facilities for sport, theatre, music, shopping and dining.

For more information please contact: Mr Andrew James, Clinical Lead for Trauma and Orthopaedic CSU, 01908 996624 Dr Hamid Manji, Divisional Director for Surgery, 01908 997229

Application forms and job descriptions can be downloaded directly from NHS jobs at, please complete the application form and attach a copy of your most up-to-date CV. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 1-2 weeks of the closing date. Ref: 430-MED6965S-A.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Milton Keynes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 5th July 2019.

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