UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF SOUTH MANCHESTER FOUNDATION TRUST
Department of Burns & Plastic Surgery
Trust Grade doctor (CT level)
The University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust is a major University teaching hospital and quality provider of acute and specialist care for a catchment population of around 570,000 and we are at a very exciting time in our strategic development.
With an income of over £450million and a workforce in excess of 6,000 employees, UHSM is a vibrant organisation with ambitions to be the leading provider in the North West and one of the Top 10 healthcare providers in the NHS. We have an international reputation for research and medical education and are recognised as a centre of excellence across a range of specialist areas.
Applications are invited for Trust Grade doctors (CT level) in the Burns and Plastic Surgery Department at the University Hospital of South Manchester (UHSM) and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospitals (RMCH). UHSM is a Major Trauma Centre and RMCH is the Major Trauma Centre for paediatric trauma in Manchester.
The successful candidates will work with nationally renowned Consultant Plastic Surgeons and will gain exposure to both elective and trauma admissions. UHSM provides sub-specialised elective surgery in hand surgery, breast reconstruction, complex reconstruction. Emergency work includes all aspects of hand and upper limb injuries, facial soft tissue trauma and we also house the regional burns centre. There are daily trauma clinics and consultant led trauma operating lists. The plastic surgery department at RMCH deals with elective and emergency paediatric surgery and additionally has the regional cleft service and paediatric burns centre.
We have one post available which is based at the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, Wythenshawe, with rotation to the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital . UHSM is located 7 miles from the city centre near Manchester Airport. RMCH is located 1 mile from the city centre next to the University of Manchester.
You will participate in a 1:8 shift rota for burns & plastic surgery emergency admissions on the junior grade rota along with core surgical trainees. This post would be ideal for those who have completed core surgical training and wish to expand their clinical experience with the aim of becoming more competitive at the time of specialist training post application. The post would also provide experience for doctors wishing to pursue a career in allied surgical specialties such as orthopaedics, otolaryngology, neurosurgery paediatric surgery and aspects of general surgery.
Candidates should be fully registered with the General Medical Council. The post conforms to nationally agreed terms and conditions. Salary will be on the MN35 pay scale which ranges from £30,302 to £40,090 per annum dependent upon previous experience. Banding supplement 1A.
The post is 12 months subject to satisfactory progress at 6 months.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Informal visits can be arranged through Gillian Basham, tel: ( Phone number 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.
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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