Trust Core Trainee CT1/2)

Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
23 Sep 2020
06 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen in Orthopaedics Surgery at the Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. We require Core Trainee level doctor to work in Trauma & Orthopaedics Surgery .

This post was designed with education/training in mind to prepare for MRCS exam success and also progression to middle grade status. Hull Royal Infirmary is a Major Trauma Centre and sees numerous complex orthopaedic admissions. You will be fulfilling on call duties on a rota at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital. When not on call the daytime schedule is left flexible to allow maximal training opportunities in theatre and clinic. This is not a post where you will be restricted to ward duties! The job regularly receives praise for it’s emphasis on training from the surgical CT rotation trainees.

Successful candidates will be allocated a supervisor to help guide their career aspirations, and will have the opportunity to access surgical expertise in a wide variety of disciplines.

As a Trust Doctor taking up one of these positions you will receive:
• A named Educational Supervisor
• 10 Study Days Leave per annum
• £500 of Study Leave Allowance per annum
• Access to an e-portfolio
• An assigned Appraiser and access to 360 Edgecombe Appraisal System

These posts do not hold a National Training Number.

The 2 main hospitals in the Trust are Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital and serve a population of more than one million for certain services such as Radiotherapy, Neurosurgery, Cardio-thoracic Surgery and Renal Dialysis.

The Trust has been the base for the Postgraduate Medical School since 1994 with extensive opportunity for research. It accepted its first intake of undergraduate medical students into the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) in September 2003. Post-holders would be encouraged to use the facilities on offer to improve their portfolios with a view to applying for a surgical training post.

Candidates should have achieved Foundation competencies or equivalent certification (including ALS certification) and should have a Licence to Practice from the General Medical Council. It is advisable that applicants have some experience of working in the UK as these posts are at Core level which requires an understanding of the UK health system. Communication skills are an essential part of the job.

The Trust is situated in an area of the country where the cost of living is very reasonable. It has excellent access to other parts of the UK and overseas, including quiet roads, direct rail links to London (2 ½ hours), Manchester (2 hours), ferry services to the continent, and flights to the international hub of Schiphol from Humberside airport.

Hull was UK City of Culture 2017 and underwent massive transformation over this time. It is a thriving university city with excellent shopping and leisure facilities including concert halls, theatres and the largest aquarium in Europe. It is surrounded by attractive villages and countryside with the Minster town of Beverley only 8 miles from HRI and 4 miles from CHH. It is within easy reach of the Yorkshire Moors and Dales and the East Coast.