To commence as soon as possible for a period of one year.
This post does not have educational approval and is specifically designed to meet the changing needs of the service.
This post offers experience in orthopaedic surgery at the Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital which is predominantly a trauma based service. All trauma surgeons, however, also work at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital in Oswestry and therefore strong links exist between the two hospitals. The successful candidate will be able to attend the outstanding teaching programme at Oswestry, rota allowing. Services provided include upper and lower limb reconstruction, foot and ankle surgery and arthroscopic surgery. The on-call commitment is a 1 in 6 non-resident on call rota at middle grade level. The applicant will be encouraged to undertake research and audit.
It is essential that candidates have ATLS and MRCS or equivalent is desirable.
In the event of an extremely high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.