Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics with a subspecialty in Spinal Surgery
- Government of Jersey
- Jersey (GB) (JE)
- £102,090 - £152,196 per annum
- Closing date
- 11 Apr 2023
- Hospital, Orthopaedic surgery
- Career Level
- Contract Type
- Full Time
Applications are invited for this substantive role, which offers an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to relocate to Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands and join a committed multi-disciplinary team.
This is a replacement post in a department of three Consultants. Applications are invited for a General Orthopaedic Surgeon with a subspecialty in Spinal Surgery. It will also be necessary for the successful applicant to have experience in managing common trauma patients. We are planning to appoint a 4th consultant in 2023. We have a well-established link with the spinal team from Taunton who provide us with significant spinal service support, including Island visits and surgery for scoliosis and complex patients.
The successful applicant must demonstrate a subspecialty in Spinal Surgery and general experience in trauma.
Jersey, the most southerly of the Channel Islands, is 9 miles by 5 miles situated 14 miles off the coast of France. Renowned as the sunniest spot in the British Isles, tourists swell the population from 100,000 to 120,000 in the summer months. The island's 100 square kilometres of scenic countryside are encircled by soaring cliffs and 40 km of sandy beaches - exposed directly to the Atlantic breakers and home to a vibrant surfing community. Outdoor sporting opportunities on land, surf, sea and in the air abound.
The Island's 450 miles of mostly quiet country roads & cycle routes are thoroughfares for both the famous local Jersey cows and regular national motor sport events & rallies; there are also several excellent golf courses. The island also boasts an enviable programme of international arts, music festivals and entertainments. Whether watching the sun set into the sea over a beach barbecue, dining out on award-winning international cuisine served up by Michelin-starred restaurants or club & bar hopping in the town centre is the end to your perfect day, Jersey has the lifestyle & the work environment you're looking for and only 40 minutes flying time to London. A sophisticated finance centre, the Island maintains frequent transportation links to all major cities in the UK and has a maximum tax rate of 22%. The standard of education in the Island’s schools is excellent.
For information about living and working in Jersey please visit https://www.gov.je/Working/WorkingForTheStates/DoctorsJobs
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For an informal discussion about the role, applicants are invited to contact Mr Ziad Haddad, Clinical Lead and Consultant in Orthopaedics & Trauma via email on Z.Haddad@health.gov.je or by telephone on 01534 442483 (via secretary).
Thank you for your interest in our vacancy based at The General Hospital, Jersey, Channel Isles. Jersey is a wonderful place to live and work, offering low crime rates, excellent education, good sports and leisure facilities, unique wildlife and breath-taking scenery.
Please be minded that Jersey operates a healthcare separate to the NHS.
We believe that working in Jersey can be both professionally and personally rewarding. We provide ourselves in delivering high quality care that is person centred, safe and effective. Our aim is to deliver excellent clinical services and to make sure that our patient’s experience is of the highest quality. This is your opportunity to make a difference to the patients you are treating on the Island of Jersey.
We are currently developing the plans for our new state of the art hospital of the future, so the next few years will be an exciting time for Health & Social Services, Jersey.
We welcome all applications irrespective of disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion and encourage all prospective applicants to research Jersey to see what it can offer you and your family as well as what our hospital can offer you and your career.
If you believe you fulfil our criteria and will be an asset to our organisation, we look forward to receiving your application.
- 01534 445414
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2nd Floor (West Wing) Peter Crill House
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