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Orthopaedic Clinical Fellow

Job Reference: 411-SURGERY-2019-07620

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
411 Orthopaedics (915204)
£31,217 to £49,086 pa

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Alder Hey as an equal opportunities employer, aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities . All appointments will be made on merit.

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Orthopaedic Clinical Fellow to start Feb 2020 – 6/12 months

As a leader in child healthcare and research, Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust provides care for more than 275,000 children and young people each year, making us one of the biggest and busiest children’s hospitals in Europe. Our state-of-the-art hospital, on our main site in Liverpool, opened in October 2015. It sets a new benchmark within the NHS and has won many prestigious industry awards. Buildings, however, are only as good as what happens inside them. Our highly professional, skilled staff include some of the best clinicians in their field in the world. This expertise is combined with a care and compassion, evident in all of our staff, that our patients and families tell us is unique. The Orthopaedic Department at Alder Hey Children's (NHS) Foundation trust is a major paediatric orthopaedic department in the UK. The fellow will be working with the staff of the Orthopaedic Department all of whom possess appropriate postgraduate qualifications. The Fellowship provides intensive experience and training for those trainees who have obtained CCST in orthopaedic surgery and wish to become paediatric orthopaedic consultants. The role offers a high level of training in neuromuscular surgery, gait analysis, hip surgery, limb reconstruction surgery, trauma, infection and general paediatric orthopaedic surgery. The Fellowship can be adapted to the requirements of a successful applicant. Our Alumni have gone on to successful consultant careers in tertiary paediatric orthopaedic hospitals and maintain links to our department. Any informal enquiries or further information can be obtained from: Roger Walton, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Maisie St John, Service Manager Candidates are welcome to visit the department.

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Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to creating a well managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We actively promote equality and diversity and operate a Zero Tolerance policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment. We will make reasonable adjustments to ensure our recruitment and selection process and the Trust operates a No Smoking Policy.

Please Note: new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band.
Applications are welcome from anyone eligible to work in the UK.

Black, Chinese and Disabled individuals are under-represented in our total workforce, and males are under-represented in our nursing workforce. We actively encourage applicants from these groups.

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