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Junior Trust Grade - Orthopaedics

Job Description

The University Hospital of South Manchester (UHSM) is a major university teaching hospital serving the population of South Manchester. It is home for a number of tertiary and regional services. The main hospital site in Wythenshawe is close to Manchester airport and has good transport links to Manchester City Centre.

The Trauma & Orthopaedic Department consists of 12 consultants, 11 middle grade doctors and 9 junior grade doctors. There is one dedicated trauma ward and one orthopeadic elective ward. We hold daily fracture clinics as well as elective outpatient clinics for all four subspecialties (hand & wrist, shoulder & elbow, hip & knee, foot & ankle). The hospital also has a helipad so we see large trauma cases.

We are looking to recruit two trust grade, junior level, doctors to join our Trauma & Orthopaedics team, one to start as soon as possible and the other to start in December 2016. This is a full time (40 hours per week) permanent post. The post comes with a 1C banding supplement as the successful candidates will join a 1 in 9 on-call rota.

The post will also have many training and educational opportunities, with regular formal appraisals. The annual leave entitlement is between 27 and 32 days per year, depending on length of service, with additional study leave of up to 30 days per year. The successful candidate will also be entitled to join the NHS Pension Scheme.

For further details / informal visits contact:
For more information or to arrange a visit to the hospital, please contact Mr Anand Pillai’s secretary who will make the necessary arrangements. Tel:  ( Phone number removed )  or e-mail ( Email address removed )

PLEASE NOTE: UHSM is committed to supporting its current employees move into new roles as a result of organisational change or other circumstances. We therefore reserve the right to prioritise current staff who may need to be redeployed into this role.

UHSM has five core PEOPLE values. These values bring together our very talented team and they guide us in the way we work.

Patient first – we put our patients and customers first. We aim to exceed their expectations every time to earn their trust and loyalty.

E xcellence – we are dedicated to developing excellence. We strive to continuously improve the quality of care we give to our patients.

One team– we aim to attract, excite, develop and retain exceptional people. We work as one team, delivering our best to our patients by supporting each other.

oPen – we embrace innovation and learn from our mistakes. We measure everything we do and we openly share information.

Leadership – we believe in leadership at all levels. We demonstrate personal courage and role model the behaviour we expect from others.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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 candidates 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 Visas and Immigration department 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 the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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