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Consultant Soft Tissue Knee Surgeon

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 a year
Closing date
25 Apr 2023

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Hospital, Orthopaedic surgery
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Interviews will take place on 6th June 2023.

We are looking to appoint a Consultant Orthopaedic Soft Tissue Knee Surgeon to our innovative and ambitious Orthopaedic department.

The successful candidate will need fellowship training in soft tissue knee surgery before commencing the post and will need to be on the specialist register. They will join the Trauma on call rota in our busy major trauma centre.

On the elective side of the service the successful candidate will have experience of managing soft tissue knee injuries, as well as knee preserving reconstructive surgery.

There will also be an expectation to contribute to surgical training and research within the department.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will have a special interest in soft tissue knee surgery and knee arthroplasty. The Orthopaedic Department operates across two sites, with your primary location for on-call and trauma surgery being University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire. Elective care takes place at St Cross Hospital, Rugby and the University Hospital site in Coventry. For trauma care they will join one of the 4 orthopaedic trauma teams, each team being made up of 4 consultants. Duties include fracture clinics; trauma lists and on-call work dealing with a broad mix od trauma including with multiply injured patients.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our skilled employees across our hospital sites in Coventry and Rugby, with high quality patient care positioned at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a national and international leader in healthcare.

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

There has never been a better time to join our team.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For further information on this Consultant post, please refer to the job description and person specification.

Person Specification
Qualification / Training
  • Meets all essential
  • Meets all desirable
Clinical Experience
  • Meets all essential
  • Meets all desirable
Skills / Knowledge
  • Meets all essential
  • Meets all desirable
Commitment to Trust Values and Behaviours
  • Meets all essential

BMJRef: BMJ-117458/218-TM-MED-5140188


Introduction to UHCW

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust is one of the UK's largest teaching Trusts responsible for managing University Hospital in Coventry and the Hospital of St. Cross in Rugby, which between them serve a population of over a million people. We employ more than 8,500 staff and deliver acute healthcare to the population of Coventry and Rugby as well as more regional specialist services. The Trust was first established in 1992 and expanded to include Rugby in 1998. We are the principal teaching hospital for Warwick Medical School with whom we work in close partnership to develop innovative medical education programmes and clinical research. 

In 2016/17 we served:

  • 656,191 people who attended an outpatient appointment
  • 187,792 people who were cared for in our Accident and Emergency department (including those in specialist children’s A&E)
  • 163,834 Inpatients and Day Cases.
  • 6,126 babies delivered.
  • 42,709 Patients received operations in our state of the art theatres


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