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Consultant Children's Orthopaedic Surgeon

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Leicester, Leicestershire
£84,559 to £114,003
Closing date
13 Jun 2022

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Hospital, Orthopaedic surgery
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Contract Type
Full Time
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Women's & Children's Clinical Management Group

We are looking to recruit a dynamic, forward thinking substantive Consultant in Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery. The post is shared between Leicester University Hospitals and Northampton General Hospital.

You will perform a wide range of Paediatric Orthopaedic surgery but subspecialty interests will be supported where possible. We are a forward thinking team with drive and desire to provide the best clinical care for children and families from our locality and beyond and you will join and existing MDT of 3 surgeons, two specialist nurses, and extended scope physiotherapist and secretarial and administration staff, as well as two registrars and a foundation year doctor.

The Paediatric Orthopaedic Service is a Tertiary Service accepting referrals for both elective and non-elective surgery from Leicestershire and Northamptonshire.

We offer many tertiary level services in other Paediatric Services and have a number of planned developments in our estates strategy to further enhance the provision of our services. Phase 1 of Leicester Children’s Hospital in complete with phase to begin in the next couple of years.

Main duties of the job: To support and participate in the tertiary paediatric orthopaedic service in the Children’s Hospital. To work in collaboration with the existing multidisciplinary team to enhance and further develop the services provided for neonates and children in Leicestershire and beyond. To take responsibility for in and outpatients under the care of the named consultant.

To provide support and supervision to the junior staff, to provide teaching to the junior staff and medical students.

To participate in and develop all aspects of the paediatric orthopaedics workload including, outpatients, day care, theatre, emergencies and peripheral clinics.

To participate in the clinical governance and research activity of the unit, including audit, research, morbidity and mortality reviews, continuing development of clinical performance indicators.

Shared provision of the teaching programme

To enhance the profile of the Leicester Childrens Hospital, and paediatric surgery/urology in Leicester through excellence of clinical service, and excellence in teaching, training and research including peer-reviewed publications and presentations to Societies.

For further details / informal visits contact: Miss Anna Peek, Clinical Lead for Paediatric Orthopaedics Email: Telephone: 0116 258 5756

To apply for this post, please click the apply button quoting reference number 358-3965816-CON.

Closing date: 13 June 2022.

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