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Locum Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics and Major Trauma

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
£88,364 - £119,133 per annum
Closing date
16 Apr 2023

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

Job Details

Job overview

Applications are invited for 2 new posts post of Locum Consultant Major Trauma surgeon. The consultants in the new posts would join the established team of 9 consultant Major Trauma surgeons and 24 specialist Orthopaedic surgeons at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. The successful candidates will provide trauma services for Hull, East Yorkshire and the surrounding area and Major Trauma Services for the Humber and North Yorkshire Major Trauma network.

This post will last for 12 months, with a view to converting these to substantive posts at the end of this period.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant would be expected to work within well-established trauma and major trauma services in the trust and participate in the orthopaedic (working 1:16 weeks) and Major Trauma (working 1:12 weeks) on call rotas. The Major Trauma service is Multi-disciplinary team consisting of trauma and orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons and other specialist medical staff. Hull Royal Infirmary is the designated Major Trauma Centre for the Humber and North Yorkshire area, and is where major trauma work is carried out and where you will be primarily based, although some duties may be carried out at the Castle Hill site. You will share the department’s beds and facilities, taking a share of the trauma and orthopaedics 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 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

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. 

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

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 Tom Cowlam Job title Consultant Intensivist Email address Telephone number 01482 4624542 Additional contact information

Mr T Symes, Orthopaedic Clinical Director Surgery and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, tel: 01482 622304

Mr V Mishra, Foot and ankle Surgeon, Clinical lead Trauma and Orthopaedic, Tel 01482 622395



Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is a trust that truly cares about you and your career.

As part of our medical workforce you will be one of the leaders and role models in our team of remarkable people. We'll make sure we invest in your continued development and enable you to deliver great care to your patients. We will empower you to be accountable for your services and make sure you always feel part of a team that seeks to deliver new ways of working.We are a teaching trust that works closely with our partners in education, commissioning and across health care in a vibrant city that is a great place to work, live and unwind.We are a trust that typifies this extraordinary place and reflects its remarkable people.

Be a part of it, you'll love it. WE PROMISE.


  • Exemplary research and development into the causes of heart disease and cancer
  • One of the best equipped and performing Emergency Departments in the UK.
  • Ground-breaking robotic-assisted surgery
  • Recognised as a major trauma centre
  • The first UK Trust to perform Mitral valve surgery.
  • World class cancer facilities at the Queen’s Centre. - The Queen's Centre from Hull Hospitals NHS on Vimeo.


...for student satisfaction in the UK. The Medical School is a partnership between the Universities of Hull and York and the NHS, providing high quality, cutting-edge medical training. This makes our hospital an important teaching hospital for the development of new generations of doctors with a strong reputation in biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.


Hull is the UK’s City of Culture and was recently rated by Rough Guide as one of the top ten tourist  destinations in the world. A hub for music festivals, nightlife, restaurants, theatres and bars, with world class visitor attractions and famous sports teams, this is a great and affordable place to work, play, live and unwind.


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