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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/02/2020.

Specialty Doctor in Trauma & Orthopaedics

Job Reference: 430-MED6489S-E

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Trauma and Orthopaedics
Orthopaedics - Med Staff (Dept), Milton Keynes
£40,037 to £74,661 per annum

Job Title: Specialty Doctor in Trauma & Orthopaedics

Department: Trauma & Orthopaedics

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: £40,037 to £74,661 per annum

Programmed Activities: 10 PAs


Applications are invited to apply for a Specialty Doctor post in Trauma & Orthopaedics on a 23 month fixed term contract at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

These posts are a combination of a replacement post and also expansion of the department, offering 10 programmed activities. Additional programmed activities may be available but these are subject to annual discussion and agreement and do not form part of the underlying contractual agreement.

Additional programmed activities may be available upon agreement.

The successful candidates will join an established Trauma & Orthopaedic department that is undergoing a period of expansion. The successful candidates will work a flexible combination of elective operating lists, trauma theatre lists, fracture clinics, elective outpatient clinics, ward rounds and on-call duties.

The department is seeking a candidate with at least 1 years’ experience working as a Middle Grade doctor within Trauma & Orthopaedics. The successful candidates will be dedicated to improving the service we offer to patients.

The Trauma & Orthopaedics senior team currently consists of 10 Orthopaedic Consultants, 4 Rheumatology Consultants and 1 Orthopaedic Associate Specialist. The above are supported by a 14 person middle grade tier consisting of 3 Oxford deanery trainees and a 9 person junior tier. We are a tight knit department with a very social and friendly atmosphere.

The successful applicants will be expected to participate in teaching both under and postgraduate students associated with the University of Buckingham and will also be expected to support colleagues doing these activities as part of his or her arranged job plan.

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital. This allows us to attract, train and retain the best doctors.

The hospital is the premier teaching hospital for the newly created University of Buckingham Medical School. The first students will graduate in 2019 and currently all years of medical students are being taught at the hospital. There are significant opportunities in the field of medical education both in the delivery and organisation of teaching. A teaching and research background would be highly advantageous when applying for this position.

We believe the continued growth of the hospital will allow us to expand and improve our services to offer the very best care to the people of Milton Keynes, and beyond.

Located just 50 miles north of London, Milton Keynes has excellent access to the capital whilst being centrally located for Oxford and Cambridge and having ease of access to the north. Lying in attractive countryside, Milton Keynes offers first class facilities for sport, theatre, music, shopping and dining.

Doctors considering an application are encouraged to visit the hospital and to meet with potential clinical colleagues. The Chief Executive and/or Medical Director would also be happy to meet with doctors interested in this role, commitments allowing.

Please submit your CV by attaching it to your application.


Closing date for receipt of applications: 20th February 2020

Interview Date: 13th March 2020 - PM


We reserve the right to close posts early if we receive a sufficient volume of applications. Unfortunately only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Milton Keynes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note that full GMC registration and license to practice is an essential for this role. If you do not currently have GMC registration, but you are in the process of applying, please use the supporting information section of the application form to provide an update about the status of your GMC application. Candidates without GMC registration at the time of shortlisting will not be considered.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mr Atif Malik, Joint Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon on 01908 99 6611 or Mr Andrew James, Joint CSU Lead and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon on 01908 996625.

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.

UK Registration

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

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