Locum Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
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Applications are invited for the above 10 PA non-resident post at Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust, for 6 Months from January 2024 - July 2024
Applicants must hold their CCT, and will be expected to have completed a year's Fellowship in paediatric orthopaedics.
Main duties of the job
The post offers clinical experience in a broad range of acute and elective aspects of paediatric orthopaedics with the exception of malignant bone tumours. A working knowledge will be required of paediatric limb reconstruction surgery ie deformity planning, deformity correction and limb lengthening in various disorders using circular and monolateral fixators, as well as paediatric orthopaedic conditions in general, including flexible nailing, the Ponseti management of clubfeet, the management of disorders of the hip, neuromuscular disorders with gait analysis, and management and rodding in OI. Research will be actively encouraged.
Sheffield Children's is one of three independent, specialist paediatric hospitals in the country, providing dedicated healthcare for children and young people across community, mental health and acute specialist settings.
We have three overarching aims that set the direction for the Trust in our vision "to create a healthier future for children and young people."
- Outstanding patient care
- Brilliant place to work
- Leader in children's health
Our commitment to rewarding colleagues is demonstrated through our brilliant reward and benefits offer including; generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme and access to salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work and lease cars.
We are committed to supporting colleagues from different heritages and lifestyles while at work. This is supported through the offer we have in place for flexible working and the three equality network groups we have in place. Colleagues are encouraged to join these groups and request flexible working.
On call commitment is 1 8 shared with other consultant colleagues. SCH is a major trauma centre.
Applicants are invited to speak with Mr S Giles, Clinical Lead in Orthopaedics on (0114) 2717323.
For a detailed job description and person specification please see the attached document.
Inclusive Recruitment & Selection
We are committed to being an inclusive employer and accurate data capture is an important part of that to ensure we are supportive and representative. Our aim is to ensure that all applicants can see themselves in the available categories on our application form, but we recognise that some of our data capture fields are not inclusive. We have flagged this with our system provider to ask for change.
We offer encouragement and active support to applicants with additional needs, including those from ethnic minorities, with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ+ community. If you wish to adjust any aspect of the recruitment process or wish to find out more about our recruitment & selection processes, please get in touch with our Recruitment Manager: Catherine.Gilbert7@nhs.net
We are continually reviewing our recruitment & selection process to support the long-term aim of Sheffield Childrens being a champion of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion. If you have any ideas for improvement, please get in touch with Catherine Gilbert at Catherine.Gilbert7@nhs.net
The Trust is committed to providing great quality patient care and keep children, young people and families at the heart of what we do by following our CARE values:
- Compassion leading by kindness and showing empathy, understanding and respect
- Accountability striving to do the right thing and owning responsibility
- Respect value differences, tackling inequality and fostering a culture of inclusion
- Excellence delivering a high-quality standard of care
Knowledge and Skills
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).