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Locum Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Foot and Ankle)

Job Description

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We offer the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,500 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”.

REF. 317-LCON-16-175

We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join a well-integrated team.

We are seeking to appoint a Locum Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Foot and Ankle surgery for 12 months. You will work with the existing consultants and allied health professionals to provide secondary and tertiary care for complex and routine Foot and Ankle problems.

A trauma component if so desired would be considered, dependent upon the interested of the successful candidate.

In addition to the challenges of the role, we expect a commitment to the development of clinical and basic science research, teaching, education, and audit. You must be a registered medical practitioner and on, or eligible to join, the Specialist Register within six months of the date of the Appointments Committee.

For an informal discussion and further information regarding the opportunity and Directorate, please contact: Mr M Siddique or Mr P Torres on  ( Phone number removed )  or  ( Phone number removed )  or at ( Email address removed ) or ( Email address removed ).

To apply for this post, please contact: Charlotte Goodwin, Assistant HR Officer on  ( Phone number removed )  or at ( Email address removed ), quoting the post reference number.

Closing Date: 30 October 2016
Interview Date: 15 November 2016

Important note on completion of reference section of Application Form

All references from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

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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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