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Orthopaedic Practioner

Job Reference: 110-NMR008-0119

Employer:
Cwm Taf University Health Board
Department:
Orthopeadics
Location:
Prince Charles Hopsital, Merthyr Tydfil
Salary:
£23,023 to £29,608 per annum

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic qualified Orthopaedic Practitioner to join our small but friendly team. Our current team consist of 2 Orthopaedic Practitioners, 7 qualified Nurses and 3 HCSW’s.

There are 8 Orthopaedic Consultants who undertake both daily fracture clinics and elective Orthopaedic clinics. This includes specialisations in joint revision, acute knee trauma, shoulder surgery, foot/ankle surgery as well as more general Orthopaedic conditions.

The department facilitates daily dressing clinics for suture removal and wound care including PICO/Vac dressings and we work closely with Tissue Viability service.

There are additional specialized clinics, such a hand clinic, a weekly CTEV (talipes) clinic and a weekly Diabetic Multidisciplinary. The department works directly within a multidisciplinary team including ESP Physiotherapist, Podiatrist and Occupational Therapy.

 

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 24th January 2019


 
For further details / informal visits contact:

Paul Morris

Tel:01685 728280




Cwm Taf University Health Board (UHB) reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

By submitting your application to NHS Jobs/Trac, you are giving your consent for elements of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation; to be used by Recruitment for purposes of checking your Professional Registration online (where applicable).

These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing in line with current Data Protection Legislation especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). As an organisation, we ensure that the legislation defining confidentiality is observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII)

If you are successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the UHB to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).


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.


UK Registration

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



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