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Paediatric Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery

Job Reference: 271-ORG-175

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
J.M. Barrie
£40,491 - £48,123 + £2,162 LW pro rata pa




Applications are invited for appointment to this subspecialty placement in Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust. This post is equivalent to Specialist Trainee 6+ (ST6+). A National/Visiting Training Number (NTN/VTN) is not available for this placement.

The aim of this post is to provide sub-specialty clinical training in all aspects of elective paediatric orthopaedic surgery, in particular for rare disorders and complex procedures. Fellows will gain experience in all major areas of paediatric orthopaedics. Rotations between senior staff will ensure that the appointee will work in a variety of sub-specialist areas. There is some flexibility regarding the roster. The responsibilities include preparation and surgical treatment for elective cases, outpatient clinics, audit and research. A typical week includes 2 operating days, 2 clinic days and at least one half day for research.

Applicants must have full GMC registration with a licence to practice, possess the FRCS (Orth) or equivalent and have previous experience in paediatric orthopaedics. We encourage international applicants.

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) is a national centre of excellence in the provision of specialist children's health care, currently delivering the widest range of specialist care of any children's hospital in the UK. GOSH and UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health form the largest paediatric research and teaching centre in the UK.

This 12-months post will commence on 1 July 2018.

Informal enquiries to: Professor Andreas Roposch, Clinical Lead for Orthopaedic Surgery by telephone on 0207 813 8451 (Rosemary Robertson).

All applicants should return their application forms electronically. If you have any queries please contact us via email at quoting the appropriate reference number 271-ORG-175.

We conduct full criminal record checks on all successful candidates.

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Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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