Job Reference: 362-A-17-42015
Employer:Stockport NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:Trauma and OrthopaedicsLocation:StockportSalary:30,605 - 48,123 per annum pro rata
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities you'll see in yourself. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce.
Stockport Foundation Trust is one of four 'specialist' hospital sites in Greater Manchester. Being a 'specialist' hospital will enhance our general surgery, anaesthetics, critical care and emergency medicine for the benefit of people in Stockport, High Peak, Cheshire and across Greater Manchester.
Our values 'Quality and Safety, Communication, Service' are at the heart of everything we do and come from our 'Your Health. Our Priority' promise. Every day they drive the behaviour and actions for every person in our organisation.
Post FRCS (orth) Foot and Ankle Fellow
Salary will reflect the seniority of the successful candidate.
Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Fellow in Foot & Ankle Surgery commencing February 2018 for a period of 12 months. The Candidates will be working with 2 Consultant Foot and Ankle Consultant Surgeons, Mr R Dalal and Mr H Sugathan. The post is suitable for a Senior Orthopaedic Trainee who has a good grounding in basic Orthopaedic techniques and wishes to sub-specialise in Foot and Ankle surgery.
There will be independent operating lists and clinics available as part of the job plan and this will be a good opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of Foot and Ankle surgery from ingrowing toe nails to total ankle replacement.
No 'on Call' commitments are included in the job plan but ad hoc on calls are usually available, if required.
The post is not recognised for Higher Surgical Training and is not part of the North West Regional Rotation.
The unit has an extensive work load of foot and Ankle surgery and all types of procedures are undertaken. The Fellow will be able to participate in the ongoing activities of the Department of Orthopaedics as well.
The Orthopaedic Service is housed in a Purpose-built unit including wards, theatres, outpatient and fracture clinics, a new Accident and Emergency Department, and an expanded Intensive Care Unit. There are five Trauma and Orthopaedic wards at Stepping Hill Hospital. Paediatric beds are on a dedicated paediatric surgical ward in a purpose built paediatric unit. Theatre provision is in two new theatre complexes, including the use of clean air laminar flow theatre for all trauma, elective and day case orthopaedic surgery.
Stepping Hill Hospital is a busy Associated University Teaching Hospital with most major specialities and has an active Postgraduate Centre with a comprehensive programme of clinical meetings, seminars and excellent library and video conferencing facilities.
Informal enquiries to Mr R Dalal, Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, on telephone 0161 419 4033
* If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of 48.43. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary
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Job Type:Fixed term (12 months)Working pattern:40 hours per weekPay Scheme:Hospital Medical and Dental StaffPay Band:Doctor - OtherStaff Group:Medical & DentalSpecialty/Function:Surgical & Critical Care
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