Senior Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
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Applications are invited for appointment to this subspecialty inPaediatric Orthopaedic Surgeryat Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust as a fixed term contract of 6 months (July 2024 - December 2024) and 12 months (October 2024 - October 2025). These posts are for Clinical Fellows.
The aim of these posts is to provide sub-specialty clinical training in all aspects of elective paediatric orthopaedic surgery, in particular for rare disorders and complex procedures. Fellows will gain experience in all major areas of paediatric orthopaedics. Rotations between senior staff will ensure that the appointee will work in a variety of sub-specialist areas. There is some flexibility regarding the roster. The responsibilities include preparation and surgical treatment for elective cases, outpatient clinics, audit and research. A typical week includes 2 operating days, 2 clinic days and at least one half day for research.
Applicants must have full GMC registration with a licence to practice, possess the FRCS (Orth) or equivalent and have previous experience in paediatric orthopaedics.
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) is a national centre of excellence in the provision of specialist children's health care, currently delivering the widest range of specialist care of any children's hospital in the UK. GOSH and UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health form the largest paediatric research and teaching centre in the UK.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will be assigned to a consultant once appointed and will work predominately with one/two consultants. It is expected that you will assist with other clinics and theatre lists as appropriate. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the timetable and duties with the current post holder and the consultants on appointment.
This timetable contains essentially all the activities currently taking place within the unit. The postholder will be encouraged to take part in all the activities offered within the department, particularly the theatre lists when clinic commitments permit.
Currently, the post holder is on a non-resident on-call rota, which meets both New Deal and EWTD.
GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.
We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.
We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.
We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.
We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women's staff networks. Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee.
The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachments.
GOSH Culture and Values
Certificate of Sponsorship
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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).