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Spinal Consultant

Job Reference: 411-SURGERY-2019-30920

Employer:
Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
411 Spinal Surgery (915210)
Location:
Liverpool
Salary:
£79,860 to £107,668 pa

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Please Note: Although NHS Jobs enables you to use the same application to apply for multiple roles within the NHS, unless you tailor your application to the specific role you are applying for with Alder Hey, and detail how you meet the criteria for this role and what you can offer to Alder Hey, you are unlikely to be successful in your application. Please also make sure that your Employment History is upto date and listed in the correct order. Starting with your current/most recent post and then working backwards.

Please note: If you are an ‘At Risk’ NHS employee you must state this clearly at the top of the Additional Information section on your application form.

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.

To find out more about the various careers available see Alder Hey Careers link below



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SPINAL CONSULTANT POST

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. This care is delivered not only on our main site in Liverpool, but in patients’ homes and communities, and at other hospitals across the North of England.

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. This dedication and passion for putting our patients at the heart of everything we do has helped us to achieve a rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) - England’s independent regulator of health and social care - of

‘Good’ overall and ‘Outstanding’ in the category of ‘Caring’. This is something that we’re proud of, but it’s something that wouldn’t have been possible without our staff.

This is a substantive (10 PA) combined paediatric/adult post, based at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust and Robert Jones Agnus Hunt. The successful applicant would join a team of 4 part time spinal Consultants and 9 wte orthopaedic consultants, two part time orthopaedic consultants and 1 NIHR funded at Alder Hey; and would become part of a 1 in 8on-call rota at RJAH.

If you would like to visit the deparment please contact Mrs Maisie St John, Service Manager on Maisie.stjohn@alderhey.nhs.uk or Mr Neil Davidson Spinal Consultant.

Interviews will take place on 2nd October 2019

Closing date- 19th September 2019




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We reserve the right to close vacancies without notice when we have received a sufficient number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will contact you using this regarding your application. All candidates will be notified via email whether or not they have been shortlisted.

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.
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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.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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