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Junior Trauma Fellow in Trauma and Orthopaedics

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£43,923 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

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Job overview

Applications are invited for the post of Junior Trauma Fellow in Trauma and Orthopaedics.

We are looking to appoint a Junior Trauma Fellow into the trauma centre at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, part of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  This post is available from 07 August 2024 for 12 months. This position would be ideal for a junior doctor looking and ready to apply for ST3 positions.

All previous fellows have gone on to be appointed at ST3 level at national interviews.

Main duties of the job

You will work directly under the supervision of seven Orthopaedic Trauma surgeons in the Orthopaedic Trauma Unit (OTU). Your day to day work will involve the care of the Orthopaedic Trauma Unit polytrauma patients. You will have a minimum of 2 days in theatre, and a day in fracture clinic.

Please note that the above post does not carry Postgraduate Dean’s approval or training recognition.

In order to be considered for the above position applicants must have a minimum of evidence of achievement of Foundation Competencies with specific eligibility criteria available in the person specification for the post and hold full registration and a licence to practice with the General Medical Council at the point of application. Applicants must also demonstrate an ability to communicate in English in a clinical environment.

You will be expected to have at least 1 national presentation and 1 publication by the end of the job. The previous fellows have prepared and submitted 3 academic articles whilst in post. Applicants must have their MRCS, and ATLS, and be in a position to apply for registrar level posts.

Working for your organisation

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.

Previous fellows have been involved in around 200 trauma cases in 6 months, including around 30 hip fractures, 20 ankle fractures, and multiple polytrauma cases, including pelvic and acetabular cases.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Mr Michael Barrett Job title: Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon Email address:

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