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Senior Clinical Fellow - Orthopaedic Shoulder and Elbow Team

NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow

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NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow
Fixed Term 6 months
40 hours per week
Job ref
£31,217 to £41,300 per annum
10/03/2019 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology, Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

Please note this post is to commence in August 2019.

Applications are invited for the Post of Senior Clinical Fellow in Trauma & Orthopaedics to commence from February 2019. This post is based at the Manchester University Hospital Foundation Trust, (MFT) which a major teaching hospital is serving the population of Manchester. It is home for a number of tertiary and regional services. Wythenshawe Hospital is close to Manchester airport and has good transport links to Manchester City Centre.

The Trauma & Orthopaedics department consists of 13 Consultants, 11 Middle grade doctors and 9 Senior Grade doctors. Each Consultant has a sub-specialty interest and we hold daily fracture clinics and elective outpatient clinics for all subspecialties (hand & wrist, shoulder & elbow, hip & knee, foot & ankle). There is one dedicated trauma ward and one elective Orthopaedic ward. There is a multidisciplinary trauma meeting every day to discuss all referrals and admissions from the previous day. Trauma lists are run daily seven days a week to meet the current trauma load. We have close links with on-site regional plastic surgery unit. In addition, there is a dedicated departmental teaching program at lunch time on every Thursday, which the post holder will be expected to participate in.

This is a full time post suitable for someone looking to gain more experience in Trauma & Orthopaedics before applying for higher surgical training. During this post the individual will gain experience in all aspects of the management of Orthopaedics and Trauma under close supervision of Consultants. It attracts a 1C banding supplement as the successful candidate will join a 1 in 9 on-call rota. The ideal candidate will be a qualified medical practitioner who has achieved foundation training competencies. This post comes with many training and educational opportunities and regular formal appraisals. The annual leave entitlement is between 27 and 32 days per year, depending on length of service. The successful candidate will also be entitled to join the NHS Pension Scheme.

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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

For more information or to arrange a visit to the hospital, please contact Mr Chris Peach's secretary who will make the necessary arrangements. Tel: 0161 291 6150 or e-mail

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 291 4053