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Locally Employed Junior Clinical Fellow in Trauma & Orthopaedics

NHS Medical & Dental: Junior Clinical Fellow

Main area
Trauma & Orthopaedic
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Junior Clinical Fellow
Contract
Fixed term: 12 months (12 months)
Hours
Full time - 40 hours per week (out of hours working)
Job ref
320-RDH-4281931-SG
Site
Royal Derby Hospital
Town
Derby
Salary
£40,257 per annum. Enhancements for out of hours working
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
07/07/2022 23:59

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

TRAUMA & ORTHOPAEDICS

 

ORTHOPAEDIC FELLOW CT/ST 1/2 LEVEL – available for up to 12/24 months commencing as soon as possible, basic salary plus OOH

 

This position will offer suitable candidates full educational support; Educational Supervisor, funded study leave and paid courses as appropriate. Funding of up to £5,000 per annum will also be available to assist with continued orthopaedic training and qualifications. There is a full and comprehensive weekly in house educational teaching programme.

Main duties of the job

Applications are invited for this unique post which offers advanced training and experience in orthopaedics. The Trauma and Orthopaedic Department actively encourages participation in clinical audits and we have a dedicated audit team to assist fellows with this important part of the role.

 

All posts are team based and have a dedicated consultant, registrar level and junior doctor. Posts offer the opportunity for research, theatre sessions, including trauma, all clinics and teaching. The Orthopaedic Fellow will be directly involved in the day to day care of the Trauma and Orthopaedic patients admitted to their firm. There is a day to day commitment to clinics and operating sessions.

 

The Trauma and Orthopaedics Unit at Royal Derby comprises 8 purpose-built state of the art laminar flow theatres as well as dedicated outpatient clinic facilities for both Trauma and Elective patients.

 

As one of the largest Orthopaedic Departments in the country, the full spectrum of orthopaedic and trauma surgery is performed by leading sub-specialty surgeons, including foot and ankle, lower limb, upper limb and spinal surgery. You would cover all aspects of the sub specialties throughout your time here

 

 

 

 

Working for our organisation

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:

  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:

  • Our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day

 

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The post is based at the prestigious Royal Derby Hospital, incorporated within University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust. The Orthopaedic Department at the Royal Derby Hospital has a long history of Orthopaedic innovation and excellence. This thriving department boasts world-renowned and leading Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • • MBBS
  • • Evidence of valid GMC registration with a licence to practise at time of application
Desirable criteria
  • • Undertaken a Basic Surgical Skills course
  • • MRCS
  • • Undertaken an ALTS course

Experience

Essential criteria
  • • Two years Foundation training or equivalent
  • • 4 months previous NHS T&O experience
Desirable criteria
  • • Previous CT grade surgical training programme
  • • Evidence of participation in teaching of undergraduate students and F1s within 4 years of qualification

Audit

Desirable criteria
  • • Evidence of recent participation in audit projects

Research

Desirable criteria
  • • Evidence of recent participation in research projects

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Disability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)Step into health

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Claire Connolly
Job title
Service Manager
Email address
claire.connolly1@nhs.net
Telephone number
01332 786449