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Hip Fellow

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Hip Fellow
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Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
£46,208 pa plus allowances
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The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust Hip Fellowship Jan 19 – Dec 19 (12m) Applications are invited for the post of Senior Fellow in Hip Surgery (Clinical and Research) at the Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, Exeter UK. This is a fixed term post for 12 months, commencing in January 2019.   Period of Fellowship: 12 months Salary:£46,208 plus allowances Applicants should have completed a general training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery and by the time of taking up the post have obtained the FRCS(Orth) examinations or equivalent and be eligible for CCST (or equivalent). The Fellowship is International in nature and applications from outside the UK are welcomed. Such applicants however must ensure that they are eligible to work in the UK. If uncertain in this regard please contact in the HR department for further information  

The fellowship is a clinical and research training position for a period of 12 months. During this time the fellow will work with each of the four consultants on the Exeter Hip Unit, who all specialise in complex and revision arthroplasty of the hip. The aim of the fellowship is to prepare the individual for a sub specialist career in complex arthroplasty of the lower limb, and it is expected that by the end of the 12 months the fellow should be able to plan and independently execute complex and revision hip arthroplasty cases. There will also be exposure to hip arthroscopy, periacetabular osteotomy and other joint preservation procedures. Exeter is one of the first centres in the UK to have a Mako robot, located at the Exeter Nuffield Hospital, which is used by both the Hip and Knee teams. Fellows also have a commitment to the general orthopaedic trauma on call rota and hip fracture service.

The Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre at the RD&E has a long history of orthopaedic innovation and excellence. It is a academic department with significant subspecialty expertise and is affiliated to the University of Exeter Medical School. There is a significant research component in the fellowship and it is expected that the fellow will complete at least two supervised research projects for publication in a peer-reviewed journal, and write at least one review article for publication in a journal or book. The current team includes four consultants, one associate specialist, three senior fellows, one specialist registrar, one extended scope physiotherapist and one surgical care practitioner.

The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust is a Teaching Hospital based in the historic cathedral city of Exeter in the heart of the South West of England. As such it enjoys a wealth of sporting and cultural resources along with access to the many beaches of Devon and Cornwall and the open moorland of Exmoor and Dartmoor. Situated as it is on the motorway network, Exeter enjoys excellent travel links with the rest of the United Kingdom, Exeter is two hours from London by train and has a major regional airport.  

We are committed to Equal Opportunity for all and encourage flexible working arrangements including job sharing. The Trust is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse workforce and so we welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation. The Trust expects all staff to behave in a way which recognises and respects the diversity in line with the appropriate standards. In submitting an application form you authorise the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process, should you be appointed to the post.

The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust will contact previous employers to confirm employment history to cover a period of at least 3 years.  

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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Miss Emma Dutton 01392 408575

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