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Junior Clinical Fellow in Trauma & Orthopaedics

Junior Clinical Fellow

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Trauma and Orthopaedics
Junior Clinical Fellow
Fixed Term
40 plus out of hours
Job ref
Royal Derby Hospital
£31,217 - £49,086 pa
13/06/2019 23:59

There has never been a better time to come and work at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.  The Trust was formed on 1 July 2018 to bring together our five hospitals – in Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth – to provide the highest quality care to patients across southern Derbyshire and south east Staffordshire. 

With over 12,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds. All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 




ORTHOPAEDIC FELLOW CT LEVEL – CT level available for up to 12/24 months commencing as soon as possible.

This position will offer suitable candidates full educational support; Educational Supervisor, funded study leave and paid courses as appropriate. Funding of up to £5,000 per annum will also be available to assist with continued orthopaedic training and qualifications. There is a full and comprehensive weekly in house educational teaching programme.

Applications are invited for this unique post which offers advanced training and experience in orthopaedics. The Trauma and Orthopaedic Department actively encourages participation in clinical audits and we have a dedicated audit team to assist fellows with this important part of the role.

All posts are team based and have a dedicated consultant, registrar level and junior doctor. Posts offer the opportunity for research, theatre sessions, including trauma, all clinics and teaching. The Orthopaedic Fellow will be directly involved in the day to day care of the Trauma and Orthopaedic patients admitted to their firm. There is a day to day commitment to clinics and operating sessions.

The Trauma and Orthopaedics Unit at Royal Derby comprises 8 purpose-built state of the art laminar flow theatres as well as dedicated outpatient clinic facilities for both Trauma and Elective patients.

As one of the largest Orthopaedic Departments in the country, the full spectrum of orthopaedic and trauma surgery is performed by leading sub-specialty surgeons, including foot and ankle, lower limb, upper limb and spinal surgery. You would cover all aspects of the sub specialties throughout your time here

The hospital has a state of the art postgraduate training library and a variety of teaching and clinical audit sessions occur throughout each month. The Royal Derby Hospital runs regular teaching sessions and is committed to career progression and furthering education.

The post is based at the prestigious Royal Derby Hospital, incorporated within University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust. The Orthopaedic Department at the Royal Derby Hospital has a long history of Orthopaedic innovation and excellence. This thriving department boasts world-renowned and leading Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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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

Simon Pickering, Clinical Director for Trauma & Orthopaedics tel: 01332 783055