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TRAUMA AND ORTHOPAEDICS
Trust Senior House Officer (CT 1-2 equivalent)
To start December 2016 for 6-12 months, this vacancy is due to maternity leave.
The department is seeking to appoint a Trust SHO as part of the Orthopaedic Doctors Rota . Significant experience in Trauma & Orthopaedics at ST/CT level or equivalent is essential. The successful applicant will participate in a 9-doctor partial shift system, with 1 week in 9 for on-calls.
The department consists of 13 consultants providing both emergency and elective care across major sub-specialties in lower limb, upper limb and spinal surgery. The SHO workforce form an essential part of delivery of high quality care and augments the middle grade structure around both training and service needs for both tiers. The department has developed an excellent in-house training program covering intra-operative and theoretical skills around management of orthopaedic conditions.
The London Borough of Hillingdon has a growing population of >250,000, stretching from Heathrow Airport in the south, which deals with 65million passengers a year, to Northwood in the north with the M4, M25 and M40 in between. The airport adds an international dimension to service provision. The hospital has a busy Accident and Emergency department with >100,000 visits a year and >1200 Trauma operations in 2010/11. The Hospital is also part of the NW London Trauma Network and acts as a Networked Trauma Unit feeding Poly Trauma to St Mary’s Major Trauma Centre. The Hillingdon Hospital is in the south of the Borough and provides outpatient, elective, day case and ITU/HDU services (among others). In the north of the Borough Mount Vernon Hospital provides outpatient, elective and day care services in a new state-of-the-art Treatment Centre.
We are committed to equal opportunities and to ensure that our workforce is representative of the population we service; we welcome applications from all sections of the community. People with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria for the post will be interviewed.
We welcome applications from overseas. Applicants 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 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 the UK Border Agency website.
Once a sufficient number of applications have been received the vacancy may be closed prior to the published closing down date. All contracts are issued under Agenda for Change Terms & Conditions of employment and all posts are subject to appropriate job matching or evaluation process, where indicated. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community to ensure our workforce is representative of the population. Please note that all candidates at risk in London and going through the NHS London Redeployment scheme are to be given priority as part of the recruitment process where their application meets the essential criteria for the role.
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.
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.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.
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