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Senior Locally Employed Doctor in Paediatric Orthopaedics

Job Reference: 349-MCH-3674693

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Paediatric Orthopaedics
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Manchester
£50,017 per annum

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 28,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

Due to the short-term nature of the role, the successful candidate must hold a current registration with the GMC at the time of application, whether it be an active licence, ceased licence or a pending application -MFT cannot support GMC Sponsorship for vacancies less than 12 months fixed term. Candidates who do not fit this criteria will not progress through to the shortlisting stage.

Please note: MFT is not a right to work sponsoring organisation for Tier 5. Should a candidate require Tier 5 sponsorship, they must apply through the Academy of Royal College via the MTI Scheme.

Applications are invited for the above posts for a period of 6 months in the first instance with a possibility of extension with a view to extend to support the Paediatric Orthopaedic services at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital is a Major Trauma Centre for North West region. The department provides Secondary Trauma Services to the local area and Tertiary Children’s Trauma for the Greater Manchester area. Tertiary Paediatric Orthopaedic Services include those for children with neuro-muscular problems, limb length discrepancy and congenital hip and foot problems.

Currently there are ten Paediatric Orthopaedic Consultants, twelve middle grade staff including Specialty Trainees from North West Deanery and Specialty Doctors/Clinical Fellows (including this post). There is a Specialist Nurse for patients with an external fixator and an Extended Scope Practitioner in Physiotherapy.

The main purpose of this role would be to provide a clinical service in Trauma and Orthopaedics and Spinal surgery including fracture clinics, elective clinics, trauma lists, elective lists, ward supervision and on call duties. You will be expected to take part in departmental audits and programmed teaching.

You should be fully registered with the General Medical Council and have a minimum of four years full-time postgraduate training (or equivalent gained on part-time or flexible basis), at least two of which have involved some paediatric work. A post-graduate qualification relevant to Orthopaedic Surgery is essential. The post conforms to nationally agreed terms and conditions.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Miss Ishani Shah Job title Consultant Paediatric Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon Email address is Telephone number 0161 701 5356

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £26.85(standard disclosure) or £43.85(enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT would like to develop a committed, flexible workforce that is able to adapt to the changing needs of the NHS. We aim to support employees who wish to work flexibly, to allow them to maintain a healthy work life balance and fair consideration will be given to any flexible working requests.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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

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