Current vacancies at the Trust

Spinal Fellowship in Orthopaedics

ST3+ (ST6)

Main area
Trauma and Orthopaedics
ST3+ (ST6)
Fixed Term - 1 year
Full Time - 40 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
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Guy's 7 ST Thomas' NHS Trust
From £30,605 - £48,123 p,a excl LZ
03/07/2017 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

Surgery Directorate
Senior Spinal Fellowship
From £30,605 - £48,123 p.a excl.LZ
Full-time- 40 hours
Fixed term-1 Year

Applications are invited from orthopaedic and neurosurgical trainees who are interested in further specialist training in spinal surgery. This is an exciting and unique opportunity for suitable trainees to obtain hands-on experience of orthopaedic and neurological spinal surgery, including spinal trauma, spinal tumours, degenerative conditions, management and surgery of spinal deformity for adults and children, intradural and intramedullary tumours, and craniocervical junction pathologies. This fellowship is for Surgeons who wish to become dedicated Spinal Consultants.

This is a 1 year Fellowship at Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust under the supervision of the spinal Surgeons. The post commences in October 2018 (start date may be flexible) and is open to EEA or international trainees who have completed at least four years of specialist registrar (resident) training in orthopaedics or neurosurgery. NTN/VTN holders will need the written agreement of their postgraduate dean to bring their training number with them. For those who wish to undertake the post as a LAT, up to one year may subsequently count towards the award of CCT on the advice of the Royal College of Surgeons from whom recognition must be obtained prospectively.

All candidates should be eligible for registration with the GMC and possess FRCS (Orth&Tr or Neuro) or equivalent.

For further information and to apply online, please go to GSTT site quoting reference number MED1405

Closing date: 03/07/2017 by midnight.

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information please contact:please contact Mr J Lucas via his secretary (Ruth Mah on 020 7188 4468) or
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The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.