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Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics Diabetic feet Sub Specialty

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum
Closing date
9 Jun 2022

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Hospital, Orthopaedic surgery
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
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Job overview

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon with subspecialist interest in Diabetic foot and ankle surgery. The consultant in the new post would join the established team of 24 consultant surgeons at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. The successful candidate will provide orthopaedic and fracture services for Hull, East Yorkshire and the surrounding area.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant would be expected to work within a well-established Diabetic foot service in the trust besides participating in the General Trauma and Orthopaedics on call rota. The Diabetic foot service is Multi-disciplinary team consisting of Vascular surgeon, Diabetic medical specialist and Podiatrist. Elective surgical operating is based at Castle hill hospital while trauma work is carried out at Hull Royal Infirmary, which is designated as a Major Trauma Centre. The day surgery units are located at both castle hill and Hull Royal sites while inpatient elective operating is based at Castle hill hospital. You will share the department’s beds and facilities, taking a share of the trauma workload along with other consultants.

To succeed you must have undergone extensive clinical training and experience equivalent to that required for gaining UK CCT in Orthopaedic Surgery, hold your CCT (or entry expected within 12 months), and have the ability to offer expert clinical opinions on a range of problems, both emergency and elective, within the speciality.

Please note, the Trust operates a 7 day working pattern.

Please include in the additional information section of the application form; the name of you current revalidation officer, their contact details and your date of revalidation.

Working for your organisation

At HUTH we agree that COVID-19 vaccinations are safe, effective and have been extensively studied.  The best way to protect yourself, your family, our patients and our colleagues is to be fully vaccinated.

On this basis, HUTH have decided if you are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 you cannot be employed by us. If you believe that you are medically exempt from receiving COVID-19 vaccinations please contact our Employee Service Centre Helpdesk on: for further information before completing an application.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £500 million. The Trust employs around 11,000  staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name Mr Viren Mishra Job title Clinical Lead & Consultant Foot and Ankle Surgeon Email address Telephone number 01482 622304 Additional contact information

Mr Tom Symes, Clinical Director and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon / 01482 622304

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