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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/04/2021.

Trust Grade Foundation Year 2 Doctor

Job Reference: 358-T&O-MED-L

University Hospitals of Leicester
Trauma & Orthopaedics
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester
£33,345.00 per annum

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

This is an exciting time to join the Department of Trauma Orthopaedics at University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who will bring their skills, knowledge and experience to our existing teams. You will work closely with colleagues in Orthopaedics, Medicine and the Emergency Department as well as community services. University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust has a reputation for upholding the highest standards of quality of care, and as a department we pride ourselves in being part of this. Clinical governance, education, training and research are key to this, and successful candidates will have ample opportunity to contribute and become active members of the department, both within their base hospital and cross-site.

Applications are invited for Foundation Year 2 doctorsto work within the Orthopaedic Department at Foundation level. All posts are full-time with Rota commitments. The basic salary is £33,345.00 Per Annum.

While this post is not formally recognised for training, it offers an exceptional opportunity to gain skills and experiences in the management of orthopaedic inpatients, including specialist management of the elderly, frail & hip fracture rehabilitation. Active educational support tailored to the individuals’ experience and needs will be provided through an assigned educational supervisor.

You will also gain the Foundation Level Competencies that you need to progress to Specialist Training. Several of our previous Overseas Medical Graduates have progressed to training in GP, Internal medicine, Psychiatry.

“ ……great opportunity to familiarize with the NHS-management of orthopaedic emergencies, medical co-morbidities and on-call decision making. Great support from senior doctors and JDA office, good rota management and junior doctors coverage with supported study time……"

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alywn Abraham

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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 current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

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

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