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Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon with a sub specialty in Lower Limb Arthroplasty

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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£77,913 - £105,042
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
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Musgrove Park Hospital
£77,913 - £105,042
05/12/2018 23:59

Applications are invited for a substantive Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust based at Musgrove Park Hospital.

The successful applicants will join a team of 16 Consultants and 2 Associate Specialists in providing a comprehensive elective Orthopaedic and Trauma service to the population of Somerset, including a Countywide Spinal Surgery service. The Department has a major commitment to training, supervising 7 SpR’s, 2 ST1/2’s, 7 Foundation Year 2 Doctors and a team of Advanced Practitioners, as well as teaching of Medical Students from the University of Bristol based at the Somerset Academy.

We are looking for fellowship trained surgeons with interests in the above specialties. Further interests will be considered if they are complementary to the department. The successful candidates will be expected to work closely with the existing orthopaedic team and have appropriate recent general orthopaedic trauma experience.

Musgrove Park Hospital is situated in the South West of England in the county town of Taunton, close to J25 of the M5 motorway, 48 miles south of Bristol and is 2 hours by rail from London. The Vale of Taunton sits between 2 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Quantock and Blackdown Hills, and is within easy reach of the North Devon and Dorset coasts.

Please refer to the NHS Jobs website for further information, including the job description and person specification.  To apply please complete the online application form on NHS Jobs. You should also submit a copy of your CV under separate cover to 

Your CV must include your number on the GMC’s specialist register/proposed CCT date.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

All applicants must either be on the GMC’s specialist register or within 6 months of obtaining their CCT at the time of interview.

Informal enquiries are welcomed to Mr Alan Dunkley, Clinical Director, telephone 01823 342962 or Mr Pradeep Madhavan, Clinical Service Lead, 01823 343940