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Consultant - Major Trauma & Prosthetic Rehabilitation

Job Reference: 832-2019-MD-217

Livewell Southwest CIC
Physicians Group
£77,913 to £105,042 pa

Livewell Southwest is an award winning provider of NHS health and social care services in Plymouth and NHS community health services in South Hams and West Devon. Quality care is at the heart of our philosophy to help keep people safe, well and at home.

A leader in integrated care, we continue to innovate our services into multidisciplinary teams shaped around our localities. As a social enterprise, we offer excellent terms and conditions and future career development opportunities. Our locations offer an exciting work life balance, with Dartmoor and glorious beaches on the doorstep and Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City offering culture and excellent travel links.

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Consultant in Major Trauma and Prosthetic Rehabilitation

Physicians Group


Exciting, flexible job plans.£Improved pay scales.NHS pension if eligible. Great career benefits and outstanding additional financial incentives, includingRelocation Expenses

We like to do things differently at Livewell Southwest. We want you to be the best you can be, and we want to invest in you. We are able to offer a wide range of SPA and APA to build a job you want to do. If you want something special, just talk to us.

We can be flexible with job-plans and salary scale, plus we have a range of additional career benefits and financial incentives. We are happy to create roles that accommodate personal and professional needs.

Consultant, Major Trauma and Prosthetic Rehab

Based in Plymouth, at Mount Gould Hospital, this role joins an enthusiastic physician team of three Consultants, one GP, three Specialty Doctors plus trainees on rotation and a well-established multi–disciplinary team. You will be an integral part of the Physicians Group, working a mix of acute and community settings, assessing people who have multiple, complex, interconnected and enduring medical conditions. We provide treatment that is person-centred, to ensure that the patient is actively involved in decisions regarding their care. Full GMC Registration with a licence to practice is required, as is entry on the Specialist register.

PLEASE NOTE: Those pursuing CESR are also encouraged to apply, to be considered for a “locum to substantive” transitional position. Our department has a track record of supporting doctors through the CESR process.

There is also an opportunity to take part in:

  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Potential for special interests

About Us

Livewell Southwest is one of the UKs only providers of physical, mental and social healthcare services for people of all ages. As one of the UKs largest health and social care Community Interest Companies, (Commissioned at £100+ mill, 3000 staff), we successfully reinvest any surplus in the communities we serve. This promotes health and wellbeing, builds community resilience and a sustainable future for all. Rated as good by the CQC, and exceptional for some of our services, we are proud to be different and successful. We forge strong, trusting relationships with commissioners in health and care, plus thriving, collaborative relationships with co-providers.

For us our people are our greatest asset; we invest in them and their futures. We promote self-empowerment, most quality improvements are generated by our teams. We also excel in learning and training in all professional disciplines. We are proud partners of both Plymouth University and Plymouth University Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD).

Our senior management team of both operational and clinical leaders helps shape the future of regional care policies. We are regularly recognised as being successful at local, regional and national award ceremonies.


LSW is centred on Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City, a fantastic base for work and leisure (see attached link). Fed by significant and sustained economic and social investment, Plymouth is a thriving and expanding University City, with a strong focus on postgraduate and commercial expansion. We offer great schools and other academic opportunities for all ages. An expanding range of restaurants, bars and culturally-centred urban developments, celebrate the City’s technological, environmental and naval flavours. Choose from a wide range of activities and water-sports based in and around the city, the beautiful South Hams, home to beaches, villages and market towns, plus the high moors of Dartmoor National Park for a spot of walking or mountain biking. With close ferry links to Brittany, direct rail links to London Paddington and the warmest climate in the UK, what else could you ask for? Altogether the area is a great place to live and work.

For an informal discussion please contact us directly on the numbers below.

For further information about the post, people, or life in Plymouth please contact:

  • Dr Peter Burbridge, Clinical Director on 07795 301891 or
  • Teresa Barrett, Medical Staffing Manager on 01752 435030 or

Closing Date for completed applications is: 30th June 2019

Interviews have been scheduled forweek commencing: 1st May 2019

Please study all recruitment documentation to ensure you are fully aware of the post's requirements and to judge whether you meet the essential criteria.

Note for internal applicants:
Applications must not be submitted by internal applicants who are currently subject to the (informal or formal) poor performance, absence management Stage 2, or disciplinary procedures or have extant warnings (including verbal) for misconduct; without prior permission of the Head of Human Resources.

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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.

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