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Junior Clinical Fellow - Arthroplasty

Job Description

Junior Clinical Fellow - Arthroplasty

Ref: 303-M7845

Salary: £41,979 per annum

Contract: Fixed term for 6 months (extendible to 12 months by mutual consent)

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust invites applications from highly motivated and suitably qualified individuals to the role of Arthroplasty Fellow commencing August/September 2016 for 6-12 months.

Applicants will hold GMC Registration and MRCS or equivalent. The post is suitable for trainees wishing to expand their Orthopaedic experience. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to experience a wide variety of complex hip and knee problems including failed arthroplasty, failed trauma, native & periprosthetic joint infection, extra-articular deformity and oncology. These will often require the use of advanced reconstruction techniques.

The post holder must be able to demonstrate flexibility and have the ability to work as part of an effective team, whilst maintaining high quality patient care.

They will be expected to undertake Clinical duties under Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons with an interest in primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty.

Informal enquiries to Mr David Dunlop, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Previous applicants please do not re-apply to this post.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received prior to the advertised closing date. Candidates should assume that if they have not been contacted by the Human Resources Department within 4 weeks of the advertised closing date that they have not been shortlisted for interview.

Applications from job seekers who require tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA nationals who require a tier 2 sponsorship 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 Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website.

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