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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/01/2020.

Foundation Year 3 / Junior Clinical Fellow in Trauma and Orthopaedic

Job Reference: 290-TDPB361-A

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
Charing Cross Hospital, London
£31,841 - £42,126 per annum plus LW

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of 12,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.

We are delighted to invite candidates to apply for this FY3/Junior Clinical Fellow post.


This post has become unexpectedly available and is suitable for a junior doctor who has a keen interest to develop skills, knowledge and experience related to a future career in trauma and orthopaedic surgery and trauma care.


Trainees will be based in the elective orthopaedic centre at Charing Cross Hospital.


We are able to offer excellent training and exposure in a dynamic and busy department. Training opportunities include continued formal educational supervision and mentorship, protected operating sessions, critical care and trauma care teaching, funding for ATLS, the Core Orthopaedic Surgical Skills Course, CCRISP courses, formal research opportunities as well as subsidised access to the range of orthopaedic courses provided by Imperial Orthopaedics.


The Trauma and Orthopaedic Directorate across the AHSC has 24 consultant surgeons, and an academic department with a chair, reader and senior lecturer. There are two fully staffed trauma services, and two elective services one of which offers paediatric and hand surgery, while the other focuses on adult reconstructive surgery. There are world renowned tertiary referral practices in orthoplastic reconstruction, and computer assisted joint replacement in addition to the gamut of general orthopaedic and trauma services.


St Mary's Hospital hosts the Major Trauma Centre and duties here will include the assessment and care of severely injured patients. The successful applicant will work on a resident on call rota and will be a member of the trauma team with exposure to theatre lists, on call duties and general orthopaedic duties including a specialist orthoplastic service, spinal service as well as trauma and complex trauma reconstruction.


Charing Cross Hospital is a centre of excellence for elective orthopaedic surgery including joint arthroplasty, spinal surgery, arthroscopic surgery and computer assisted navigation surgery. It also hosts the Imperial musculoskeletal laboratory and academic unit.


This post will offer opportunities to increase your orthopaedic and trauma experience and confidence. The department has a strong track record in developing junior doctors who then go on to obtain training numbers in core and higher surgical training. We offer opportunities for motivated junior doctors, internally and with our partner institutions, for research and postgraduate study.


Applicants need to be registered with General Medical Council with a licence to practise and should be able to demonstrate satisfactory achievement of FY2 competencies by the time of commencement.




For further details / informal visits contact:

Mr Raymond Anakwe, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Consultant

At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!


Please note once the vacancy that you have applied for has closed your application will be transferred to the Trac Recruitment System and you can expect emails from this site.

Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by email and text message (if you provide a mobile contact number).

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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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