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Senior Clinical Fellow Trauma and Orthopaedics

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£33,790 to £53,132 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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This post is for 12 months, and it is anticipated the post-holder will do 12 months working with the Trauma team. This post serves as an excellent steppingstone to get Orthopaedic registrar experience. St George's is one of four major trauma centres in London and they will gain valuable experience managing polytrauma patients.

The post-holder will be an important part of the on-call team, admitting patients from A& E, seeing patients in fracture clinic and will be in theatre with opportunities to undertake cases under appropriate supervision. The post-holder will be expected to undertake research resulting in publication and international presentations. We are fortunate to have a number of senior editors for peer review publications and a growing research team.

The training program director for SW London is based at St George's and we have a good record of getting junior trauma fellows into ST3 jobs which this post is ideal for. The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the development of the department. You will have an assigned clinical supervisor and educational supervisor. The post holder will be expected to engage with ISCP and have regular educational meetings and complete work-based assessments. There are opportunities to teach undergraduates, engage in audit and perform service improvement projects to support future job applications and career progression.

Main duties of the job

? To have responsibility for the Health, Safety and Welfare of self and others and to comply at all times with the requirement of the Health and Safety Regulations.

? To ensure confidentiality at all times, only releasing confidential information obtained during the course of employment to those acting in an official capacity in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act and its amendments.

About us

The Trauma & Orthopaedic Care Group currently has 23 Orthopaedic Surgeons. In addition to providing elective and trauma services to its local population the Trauma & Orthopaedic Care Group offers several tertiary services including pelvic and acetabular reconstruction, lower limb reconstruction, complex hip and knee revision and spinal surgery.

Trauma & Orthopaedic facilities at St George's Healthcare NHS Trust include 2 dedicated orthopaedic wards (48 beds in total), a rehabilitation gym, a purpose built fracture clinic co-located with A& E and 3 dedicated orthopaedic theatres. The facilities are all located in the St James's Wing of St George's Hospital.

Job description
Job responsibilities

To work in accordance with the Trusts Equal Opportunities policy to eliminate unlawful discrimination in relation to employment and service delivery.

To ensure skills are up-to-date and relevant to the role, to follow relevant Trust policies and professional codes and to maintain registration where this is a requirement of the role.

To comply with St. Georges Healthcare No Smoking Policies.

To undertake such duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the grade and the needs of the service.

Person Specification

  • oFull GMC registration
  • oMRCS / FRCS
  • oATLS or equivalent


  • NHS experience


  • oA developing knowledge of the basic science of surgery and the ability to apply this to clinical practice
  • oExperience of audit


  • oComputer skills including the ability to manage databases and image processing systems, which generate reliable research and clinical outcome data sets

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