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Clinical Hand Fellow

Job Description

Are you looking for a new challenge?

There has never been a better time to come and work at Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; we are a leading Teaching Hospital with care, safety, compassion and pride at the heart of our organisation.

With over 8,500 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and are taking pride in caring for our patients – making every moment matter.

Think you’ve got what it takes to join us?

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

Applications are invited for a fixed term Clinical Fellowship at the Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Royal Derby Hospital.

1 post to commence 2nd August 2017 for 6 months
1 post to commence 4th October 2017 for 6 months

There are currently 8 Consultant Hand Surgeons, 5 Clinical Fellows and a Clinical / Research Fellow which has been established through the University of Derby.

Approximately 4000 operations are performed each year, with over 7000 new patient attendances through the Centre. All aspects of Hand Surgery injury or disease are treated within the Department.

The opportunity for research projects is also available. The Hand Centre has a high academic profile in the field and research projects are encouraged.

The post is suitable for senior trainees in orthopaedics or plastic surgery or those who are post FRCS exam and who have completed their CCT no more than 6 months prior to the commencement of the post.

All candidates will need to hold full GMC registration and a license to practice at the time of appointment.

Doctors who are not UK or EEA nationals and whose immigration status entitles them to work without restriction in the UK will be considered on an equal basis with UK and EEA nationals. Other non-UK or non-EEA nationals with limited leave to remain in the UK and whose employment will require Tier 2 sponsorship are subject to the resident labour market test and may only be considered if there is no suitable UK/EEA candidate or a candidate with an eligible visa for the post. Evidence of immigration status should normally consist of a biometric residence card, date stamped passport and accompanying letter from the Home Office.

The Postgraduate Dean confirms that these fellowships have the required educational and Dean’s approval.

The Training Programme is equally open to those who may, either from the outset or subsequently, wish to train flexibly or job share. Approval must be sought from the East Midlands Local Education and Training Board prior to interview and this is subject to availability of suitable training placements.

In the event of further training posts (including locums) becoming available prior to interview, short listed candidates may also be considered for these posts.

East Midlands Local Education and Training Board is committed to preventing discrimination and promoting equality. All our hospitals are working towards Equal Opportunities with flexible working practices. We aim to ensure that no employee or job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their age, colour, race, nationality or ethnic origin, religion or similar belief, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, trade union membership (or non-membership) or political affiliation.

These posts are considered a ‘regulated activity’ within the terms of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006, and appointments made after 26 July 2010 will be subject to registration with the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA). As such, it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal convictions.

We are a fantastic Trust and want the very best and skilled people to work with us in providing excellent patient care.

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Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email so please check your email account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Most of our posts are subject to a DBS check, however having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from obtaining a position. Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role. The cost will be deducted from pay.

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.

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