Locum Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics with an Interest in Hand and Wrist Surgery (12 months)

Wakefield, West Yorkshire
20 Sep 2019
18 Oct 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Contact Details

Mid Yorkshire Orthopaedic services serves a population of 500,000 in West Yorkshire, England.  The department has subspecialties of lower limb arthroplasty surgery, soft tissue knee surgery, foot and ankle surgery, paediatric orthopaedics and upper limb surgery. Mid Yorkshire Hospitals also delivers a 24 hours consultant led trauma service, our multi-professional teams co-ordinate the care for patients with trauma injuries.

We are seeking a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (for 12 months initially with the opportunity to appoint to a substantive position) to join our team of 18 Orthopaedic Consultants providing a range of acute and elective services.

The post is predominantly focused on Upper Limb Surgery, the candidate should have a sub speciality interest in Hand and Wrist surgery, and ideally will have completed a one year fellowship scheme focusing on this sub-specialty. The candidate must also be able to demonstrate in depth training in trauma surgery.

The post will be mainly based at Pinderfields and Pontefract Hospitals however the appointed consultant must be willing to work at the other hospital site (Dewsbury Hospital).

Every one of our 8000 staff at the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust plays a vital role in providing quality care to thousands of people living across Wakefield and North Kirklees each year.

We’re proud that our workforce - our greatest asset - strives for excellence every day in providing care and support to those who use our services. Mid-Yorkshire celebrates excellence and innovation. We have modern, state-of-the-art facilities and provide first class learning and development opportunities. Mid-Yorks is transforming, grounded in our values to care and improve, respecting our patients, our community and our staff, to deliver the highest standards of care.

If you are a dynamic, innovative and forward-thinking clinician with a passion for your profession and an enthusiasm to be part of a Trust striving to be the best, get in touch to see what a career at Mid-Yorkshire could be like for you.

Applicants should possess, or be within 6 months of receiving a CCT at the time of the advisory appointments committee.

The appointment will be on the basis of the new consultant contract laid down by the Hospital Medical and Dental Staff Terms and Conditions of Service and will be remunerated as appropriate on the salary scale £77,913 - £105,042 per annum.

Should applicants be currently or recently employed in a medical capacity the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust reserves the right to request a reference from the Medical Director and/or Responsible Officer of any previous or current employing organisations.

Candidates are welcome to visit the department, applicants wishing more information and wishing to visit the Trust may do so by contacting the PA  to  Mr J Newman, Ms S Tinnion on 01924 542406.