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Post-CCT Pelvic and Arthroplasty Fellow

Barts Health NHS Trust
£37,068 to £57,570 Per Annum
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Specialist doctor
Full Time

We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague to join our dynamic service within Barts Health NHS Trust.

The duties of the post holder will include the ward management of elective and emergency inpatients during their hospital admission, surgery and reviewing patients in outpatient clinics under the supervision of the consultant. The post-holder will gain experience in the management of complex and multiply injured patients at one of Europe's leading and busiest Trauma Centres. Supervision of the post is led by Mr Peter Bates and Miss Homa Arshad, however time is spent with all pelvic, acetabular and arthroplasty consultants from the trust to maximise development and scope of practice.

Main duties of the job

Undertaking all aspects of upper limb, lower limb, complex periarticular and pelvic and acetabular surgery.

Ability and opportunity to train trainees to fix complex fractures and to be mentor.

To be trained in open and percutaneous pelvic and acetabular surgery techniques. The unit is facing an increasing demand for 'fix and replace' surgery for acetabular fractures in older patients and you will be trained in the skills required in this challenging scenario. We maintain a pelvic and acetabular database with national and international papers being produced constantly.

There are multiple opportunities for audit, research and service development.

You will have independent operating lists and clinics.

This job description is not an exhaustive statement of the scope of the job, and the post holder may be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the position.

The post holder might be required to work across the Trust at any time throughout the duration of his/her contract, which may entail travel and working at different hospital.

About us

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 where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Barts Health supports the Pregnancy Loss Pledge and commits to supporting their staff through the distress of miscarriage.

Job description
Job responsibilities

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

For more information, please contact:

Peter Bates, Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedics surgeon, or

Homa Arshad, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedics surgeon

Person Specification
Qualifications and knowledge

  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration with a license to practice
  • MRCS or equivalent
  • CCT (or equivalent) in trauma and orthopaedics


  • BSc or equivalent


  • Detailed knowledge of lower limb arthroplasty.


  • Arthroplasty fellowship


  • Needs to be competent with routine orthopaedic trauma. Must be confident and independent with lower limb arthroplasty.
  • Experience at Level-1 trauma centre

Personal and people development

  • Punctual, reliable, competent with the independent management of basic medical and surgical problems


  • Communicate with patients with empathy and other stake holders.
  • Independently manage MDT meetings and run pelvic database
  • Audit presentations to other Senior Clinicians & other colleagues

Specific requirements

  • On-call 1:20 Weekday Consultant on-call from home after 8pm
  • Expected to work flexibly and on shifts and so to be highly responsive.
  • Sufficient to perform the duties of the post with any aids and adaptations

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