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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/11/2019.

Advanced Training Fellowship in Spinal Surgery (PILOT)

Job Reference: J93-A-19-2376

Health Education England South West
Specialty Registrar

JCST- Training Interface Group

Advanced Training fellowship in Spinal Surgery

Applications are invited from surgical trainees for a pilot of two specialist registrar placements in Spinal Surgery. Each placement will be for a period of 1 year, commencing on the 1stof February 2020 or the 22ndof June 2020.

These training placements provide joint training between neurosurgery and orthopaedic spinal surgery in established spinal centres.

For information to assist you with your application including, an applicant guide, job description and a list of training centres, please refer to the document and hyperlink tabs on Oriel.

The fellowships will be undertaken as a period of Out of Programme and are pre-certification (CCT) for the duration. If there is insufficient time to complete the fellowship before CCT then training will need to be extended. Trainees will be asked to confirm the extension of CCT with their Training Programme Director (TPD) prior to the interview and the TPD will need to be one of the referees for the post.

Please note that this Fellowship is a pilot and although GMC approval is anticipated, until it has been confirmed, the programme should be undertaken as Out of Programme Training OOP(T).

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Managed by Health Education England (Severn) on behalf of the JCST.

To apply for the post please visit the online recruitment system Oriel. Oriel can be accessed from the link provided.


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