Senior Fellow in Trauma & Orthopaedics

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
November 30, 2022
Offerd Salary:£51,017
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Contract Type:Fixed term: 12 month
Working Time:Full time
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Senior Fellow in Trauma & Orthopaedics NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow

Main area

Trauma & Orthopaedics


NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow


Fixed term: 12 months


Full time - 40 hours per week

Job ref



Southampton General Hospital




£51,017 pa

Salary period



30/11/2022 23:59
Job overview

Applicants are invited to apply for a 12-month fixed term post of Senior Fellow in Trauma & Orthopaedics at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS).

We are a Major Trauma Centre serving the South as well as a University Hospital tertiary referral centre for elective orthopaedics. We are looking for highly motivated registrar grade equivalent surgeons who wish to further their trauma and orthopaedic experience. You will also be part of the on-call rota. The department currently consists of 30 consultants and associate specialist orthopaedic surgeons covering the range of orthopaedic subspecialties.

The experience and teaching offered by the department has allowed our past fellows to successfully pass the FRCS Orth exam, to be appointed on deanery rotations and obtain consultant posts.

Main duties of the job
  • Regular Orthopaedic outpatient clinics at UHS Hospitals (1-2 days per week). This will cover both Elective and Trauma.
  • Trauma operating sessions at UHS Hospitals (1-2 days per week).
  • Additional Elective operating sessions at UHS Hospitals will be available.
  • On-call duties as part of the Senior on call rota (usually Friday on-call days and weekend Nights. Details can be provided if necessary)
  • Supervising the treatment of patients in University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
  • Carrying out regular ward rounds as appropriate (1-2 per week).
  • Admin and SPA time will be available
  • Participation in clinical audit within the unit.
  • Active involvement in the training and supervision of Junior Medical Staff on ward rounds, in theatre and in clinics, including the teaching of medical and nursing students
  • Take responsibility for improving and complying with infection control practices
  • Working for our organisation

    We know that our people are central to our success. So, it's only right that we reward you with

  • Access to state-of-the-art equipment
  • Opportunities to develop – UHS is one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to.
  • A minimum of 40 days paid holiday (pro rata), and a generous pension scheme.
  • A range of NHS discounts
  • A break from the hustle and bustle of city centre life, with beaches and New Forest on your doorstep.
  • Detailed job description and main responsibilities


    The post is intended for a Surgeon who is developing a specialist interest in Trauma & Orthopaedic surgery with additional option to be involved in Elective surgery. There will be the opportunity to operate on elective and traumatic conditions both supervised and when suitable, alone. Audit and research are an expected part of this role.


    Applicants should have at least 4 years previous experience in trauma and orthopaedic surgery at ST3 level and be post MRCS or equivalent


    Appointment will be made under local contractual terms and conditions of service for Trust appointed (non-training fellow doctors and dentists).

    Successful candidates will have an educational framework equivalent to training grade doctors, and there will be a named educational supervisor assigned at the start of the post. The opportunity for Continued Professional Development (CPD) is highly supported and encouraged by the Trust, with options available to take study leave. All licensed doctors must meet the GMC requirements for revalidation and there will be an annual appraisal to support this process.

    Grades for Trust appointed (non-training) fellows will be paid a basic salary at a nodal pay point linked to the grade, at the rate set out in the National Medical and Dental pay circular. Basic salary detailed below plus any additional remuneration (as applicable) for hours set out in the doctors work schedule (e.g. additional hours, weekend allowance, and any hours which attract enhanced pay)

    Basic Salary - MT04 £51,017

    Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role. Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible. Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application.

    Job Reference: MT0807 - A - This vacancy closes on or before: 30th November 2022

    Person specification Qualifications and training Essential criteria
  • Full registration with the GMC/eligible for registration
  • Desirable criteria
  • MRCS (T&O)
  • FRCS (T&O)
  • Evidence of completion of ATLS
  • Previous or relevant experience Essential criteria
  • Previous training within Orthopaedics at registrar level to year 4
  • Living the Trust values Essential criteria
  • Patients First
  • Always Improving
  • Working Together
  • Aptitudes and skills Essential criteria
  • Good clinical judgement
  • Surgical aptitude
  • Clear logical thinking showing an analytical scientific approach
  • Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if we receive a large number of applications. We will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.

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    Head to our careers portal where you'll find information about:

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    You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    Documents to download
  • Job Description (PDF, 224.5KB)
  • Person Specification (PDF, 169.5KB)
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    Further details / informal visits contact


    Luke Millward

    Job title

    Medical Staffing Coordinator – T&O

    Email address

    [email protected]

    Telephone number

    02381 204039

    Additional information

    Amir Qureshi – Orthopaedic Consultant

    [email protected]

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