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Senior Clinical Fellow Trauma Surgery

Job Reference: 259-MED00168RLH

Barts Health NHS Trust
Trauma Managment
Royal London Hospital, London
£31,217 - £49,086 per ann

With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.

Senior Fellow in Trauma surgery (peri / post CCT or equivalent)

The Senior Fellow in Trauma Surgery is an exciting opportunity for senior surgical trainees from outside the UK to hone their management and leadership skills in one of Europe’s leading trauma centres. The expansion of our service has allowed us to offer a post working within the major trauma service at the Barts Health NHS Trust. The post holder will have the opportunity to actively engage in the delivery of advanced trauma care to the population of North East London.

The successful applicant will have direct responsibility for delivering immediate intervention on critically injured trauma patients and have direct responsibility for coordinating their management in conjunction with the on-call trauma surgery consultant. They will be responsible for day to day provision of care for trauma patients in our major trauma service and will play a key role in coordinating on-going care across trauma disciplines. They will work closely with the Trauma Surgery consultant and participate in the daily Trauma MDT and ward rounds, as well as being a key player in trauma education and training. They will contribute to the middle grade on-call trauma rota with the express support and supervision of the Trauma surgery Consultant. There is ample opportunity for training and role expansion and it is envisaged that following a suitable period of supervised practice they will participate in the on-call trauma consultant rota.


The Royal London Hospital Trauma Service is linked with the Centre for Trauma Sciences, a world-leading centre of excellence for translational research at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London. World class research is coupled with international education and dissemination programmes to improve care and outcomes of trauma patients worldwide


We are leaders in the field for developing effective, efficient, coordinated disaster response systems. Our clinical teams across the trauma service have been involved in the management of major incidents, including the London terror attacks at Borough Market, Westminster Bridge, and Finsbury Park as well as the Grenfell fire disaster. We have developed and delivered action plans for mass casualty events and major incidents. We are a national leader in major incident training, having delivered the largest mass casualty simulation ever delivered in the UK.


We pioneer life-saving techniques and procedures including the use of REBOA (resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta) in controlling blood loss, the use of whole blood in trauma resuscitation and ROTEM (rotational thromboelastometry) guided resuscitation in major haemorrhage. Regular simulation events support the development of teams to deliver these interventions.


The Royal London Hospital has a dedicated cohorted trauma ward where patients benefit from safe, compassionate and coordinated care delivered by a multidisciplinary team of surgeons, nurses and therapists. We provide rapid access to a full range of specialists and services to support patients who have undergone a traumatic injury. We have an internationally recognised violence reduction service that has delivered significant reductions in violent reoffending and readmission rates. Education and training is a priority with access to internal and external training including TILS, TTL, TTM, ATLS, APLS and DSTS courses. Our partnership with the Centre for Trauma Sciences offers unique opportunities for multi-professional staff to undertake an MSc in Trauma Sciences.



For further details / informal visits contact:

For more information on this role please contact Mr Martin Griffiths, Consultant Trauma/Vascular Surgeon at or via switch

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

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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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