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Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon with interest in Major Trauma

Job Reference: 001-MP002.20

Employer:
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Department:
Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
Location:
Cardiff
Salary:
£77,779 to £100,978 pa

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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Do you want to be part of the team transforming major trauma patient care and outcomes? Are you looking to develop your skills in a busy and dynamic specialist centre with a view to creating a highly skilled network across South Wales?

University Hospital of Wales will become the first Major Trauma Centre to launch within Wales in 2020. It will play a key role in leading the way in delivering specialist trauma care. The Major Trauma Centre is part of an inclusive and collaborative South West and Mid Wales Trauma Network spanning 6 health board areas.

The development of the Major Trauma Centre and Trauma Network seeks to enhance patient clinical and functional outcomes (across the whole pathway from prevention to rehabilitation and ongoing care) in addition to improving the experience of patients, their families and staff across the Network. To achieve this we need dedicated, enthusiastic and experienced health care professionals to join this exciting new network.

Applications are therefore invited for Trauma & Orthopaedic Consultants with a special interest in Major Trauma within Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. These posts are permanent, full-time, and include an elective component for those wishing to maintain an elective practice.

The successful candidates will join the team in delivering care to polytrauma patients from across South East Wales at an exciting time of service reconfiguration and expansion. The candidates will be part of a team of six dedicated Orthopaedic Consultants dealing with Major Trauma with the potential for cross-network working and future expansion.

Applicants should preferably have experience in dealing with all aspects of major trauma.

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is recognised as a teaching centre of excellence in a wide range of clinical services.

Academic interests will be encouraged; research and teaching in collaboration with Cardiff University’s School of Medicine will be expected.

Although these posts are full-time, consideration will be given to applicants who require flexible working arrangements.

Applicants should either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview.

You will be able to take advantage of the excellent Consultant contract for Wales. The basic salary range for this post is £77,779 per annum to £100,978 per annum plus a further £26,672 per annum available in Commitment Awards.

Applicants must ensure they provide the names and contact details of referees covering at least the last three years of their employment/training history in full. In addition, applicants who are currently or have most recently been employed as a substantive Consultant or as a Locum Consultant in post for more than 12 months must also provide the name of their Medical Director as an additional referee.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mr Christopher Wilson, Clinical Director
Mr James Lewis, Lead Trauma Surgeon
Miss Becca Jôs, General Manager
(029) 2074 8044




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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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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.

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