Foundation Year 3 (FY3) Posts in TRAUMA & ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY

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40 hours
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£30,605 to £40,123 pa
02/03/2018 17:00


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Foundation Year 3 (FY3) Posts in TRAUMA & ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY

Trauma surgery at St Mary's Hospital

Elective surgery at Charing Cross Hospital

Major Trauma Unit at St Mary’s Hospital


We are delighted to invite candidates to apply for these new FY3 posts.

We have positions available for 10 junior doctors who have a keen interest to develop skills, knowledge and experience related to a future career in trauma and orthopaedic surgery and trauma care.

Trainees will rotate through the orthopaedic trauma unit at St Mary’s Hospital which is the regional trauma hub, the elective orthopaedic centre at Charing Cross Hospital as well as the Major Trauma Unit at St Mary’s Hospital which is the North West London Regional Major Trauma Centre depending on the rotations allocated. Each trainee can expect to have two six month placements over a period of 1 year.

We are able to offer excellent training and exposure in a dynamic and busy department. Training opportunities include continued formal educational supervision and mentorship, protected operating sessions, critical care and trauma care teaching, funding for ATLS and CCRISP courses, formal research opportunities as well as subsidised access to the range of orthopaedic courses provided by Imperial Orthopaedics. The department also offers subsidised places on a number of Imperial Surgical MSc courses subject to application and on a competitive basis.

The Trauma and Orthopaedic Directorate across the AHSC has 22 consultant surgeons, and an academic department with a chair, reader and senior lecturer.  There are two fully staffed trauma services, and two elective services one of which offers paediatric and hand surgery, while the other focuses on adult reconstructive surgery. There are world renowned tertiary referral practices in orthoplastic reconstruction, and computer assisted joint replacement in addition to the gamut of general orthopaedic and trauma services.

St Mary's Hospital hosts the Major Trauma Centre and duties here will include the assessment and care of severely injured patients. The successful applicant will work on a resident on call rota and will be a member of the trauma team with exposure to theatre lists, on call duties and general orthopaedic duties including a specialist orthoplastic service, spinal service as well as trauma and complex trauma reconstruction.

Charing Cross Hospital is a centre of excellence for elective orthopaedic surgery including joint arthroplasty, spinal surgery, arthroscopic surgery and computer assisted navigation surgery. It also hosts the Imperial musculoskeletal laboratory and academic unit.

These posts will offer opportunities to increase your orthopaedic and trauma experience and confidence. The department has a strong track record in developing junior doctors who then go on to obtain training numbers in core and higher surgical training. We offer opportunities for motivated junior doctors, internally and with our partner institutions, for research and postgraduate study.

Applicants must be registered with General Medical Council with a licence to practise and should be able to demonstrate satisfactory achievement of FY2 competencies by the time of commencement.


Non UK / EEA applicants should ensure that they are aware of recent changes to the Immigration rules for Postgraduate Doctors and Dentists. For further information on how this may affect your application please contact the Home Office's Immigration and Nationality Enquiry Bureau on telephone: 0870 606 7766 or by e-mail:


For an informal discussion and further information please contact: Mr Raymond Anakwe Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Consultant

Please apply on-line for this post. Only online applications will be considered. If you have any queries regarding the application form please contacat quoting the relevant reference number.

Closing date: 2 March 2018

Late applications will not be accepted.

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