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Post CCT Clinical Fellow in Spinal Surgery

Barts Health NHS Trust
£33,790 to £53,132 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Jul 2022

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Hospital, General surgery, Orthopaedic surgery
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Fixed Contract
Full Time
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Post CCT Clinical Fellow in Spinal Surgery

Emergency Care and Trauma Division

Royal London Hospital

6 Months Fixed Term

Barts Health is the largest NHS Trust in the UK and the busiest Major Trauma Centre in Europe. For high-energy trauma, we treat the most severely injured patients (ISS 15+) of any hospital in the UK. The range and breadth of experience gained working in this environment is unrivalled across the capital and the country.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to appoint 2 post CCT Clinical Fellow in Spinal Surgery to start in December 2022 Based at the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel. There are 11 Spinal consultants including all orthopaedic and neurosurgical sub-specialities. Current elective and trauma facilities are centred at the Royal London within the new hospital, which opened in March 2012 with world-class facilities. The post will require some sessions to be at the two other sites based at Whipps Cross or Newham General Hospitals.

You must hold full registration with the General Medical Council and be post CCT or within 3 months of obtaining CCT. A special interest in spinal surgery is essential. lnformal discussions are encouraged and you are invited to contact Mr Mangattil Rajesh, Spine Fellowship co-ordinator & Consultant Spine Surgeon.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and person specification for the full main responsibilities of this post.

Person Specification

  • Full GMC
  • FRCS (Orth) or equivalent
  • CCT or on specialist register
  • Success in an intercollegiate specialty examination or equivalent
  • Evidence of experience and training in trauma & Spinal surgery


  • Evidence of participation in research


  • Ability to offer an expert clinical opinion on range of elective & emergency problems within specialty
  • Ability to perform Spine surgery procedures under supervision


  • ATLS instructor
  • Evidence of past training in Spine Surgery

Training Expected

  • Higher Specialist Training in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Previous Fellowship experience

Management/Audit Experience

  • Audit experience
  • Ability to advise on efficient & smooth running of a specialist service and to organise & manage outpatient priorities, surgical waiting & operating lists
  • Experience of supervising doctors in training and in teaching clinical & operative skills


  • Experience of leading on audit projects
  • Experience in developing Spine Service pathways
  • Spine Surgery improvement projects
  • Experience of teaching clinical skills to undergraduates

Academic Achievements

  • Experience of research, presentations to learned societies on topics related to surgery


  • Higher Degree

Personal Skills

  • Teaching undergraduates and postgraduates
  • Presentation skills Team, interpersonal & communication skills

BMJRef: BMJ-82372/259-MED00876RLH


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