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Orthogeriatrics Speciality Doctor

NHS Medical & Dental: MN37

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NHS Medical & Dental: MN37
40 hours per week
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£31,217 to £49,086 per annum
28/11/2018 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is a major teaching Trust encompassing nine hospitals alongside community services for both adults and children. We’re working together provide a single hospital service, pooling our knowledge, skills and resources to make a real difference to the health outcomes and quality of life for the people of Manchester and beyond. As the leading provider of tertiary and specialist healthcare services in Manchester, we treat more than a million patients every year. We have a strong academic record, too. Working in partnership with The University of Manchester and other collaborators we’re making Manchester a centre of cutting-edge research to help improve healthcare worldwide.

We’re currently offering an opportunity for a Speciality Doctor (ST3 or above) in Orthogeriatrics. You will be a key part of a well-established Orthopaedic team at Manchester Royal Infirmary and will help build on the great care provided to our elderly patients. A key element of this role will be to build on existing services and governance for fracture neck of femur and fragility fracture patients, in order to help deliver best practice care. The post holder will have day-to-day supervisory responsibility for providing medical input for inpatients on Orthopaedic wards. Skills in supervising and teaching junior medical staff, leading a team and communicating with multidisciplinary team are vital. There is no on call commitment in this post. In order for you to benefit from all aspects of what each of our sites has to offer, you should also be prepared to work across two of our sites.

We’re proud of our diverse population in Manchester, and aim to reflect the population we serve in our workforce. We therefore welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, communities and cultures Please note that the closing date is given as a guide, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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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Mr Arun Kumar Clinical Director and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon on 0161 2916147  or for any queries.

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 291 4731