Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
Lower Limb Arthroplasty
The appointee will support and develop both elective and trauma arthroplasty surgery. The post holder will work with colleagues to provide services across the county including out patient clinics and emergency referrals. Elective surgery will be carried out at Cheltenham General Hospital while trauma surgery will be carried out Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.
Joining a wider community of 26 T&O surgeons in Gloucestershire, the appointee should be an exceptional team member with broad general training in trauma/orthopaedic surgery and specialist fellowship recognised training in Lower Limb Arthroplasty surgery. The appointee will complement and develop the lower limb surgery service including an enhanced recovery pathway for primary hip and knee arthroplasty. As well as a commitment to developing the trauma service, the post holder will be expected to have further sub specialty skills in revision arthroplasty including management of periprosthetic fractures. The post will include 1:20 on call for trauma.
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust was formed in April 2002 and became a second wave Foundation Trust in July 2004. Gloucestershire is well known for its natural beauty, cultural and leisure activities. The county is renowned for its excellent schools including 7 grammar schools. There is good rail and road access to Bristol, Birmingham, South Wales and London.
Applicants should hold CCT or be within 6 months of CCT at the time of the Advisory Appointments Committee. Whole-time, part-time or job share applicants welcome.
Relocation expenses, flexible working arrangements and support with childcare are available.
For an informal discussion please contact Mr Will Mason or Mr Jon Mutimer, Specialty Director and Anna Blake, General Manager Trauma & Orthopaedics on 0300 422 6419.
To apply, please click the apply button. You should also attach a CV to your online application form.
Closing date: 30th June2019
Anticipated Interview Date: 29th July 2019