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Exeter Shoulder & Elbow Fellow – Exeter

ROYAL DEVON & EXETER HOSPITAL (WONFORD), EXETER

Shoulder & Elbow Fellow

The Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre at the RD&E has a long history of orthopaedic innovation and excellence. It is a thriving department with significant subspecialty expertise. The Exeter Shoulder & Elbow Team manage all shoulder and elbow problems including sports injuries, early and advanced osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, revision surgery and complex upper limb trauma. They act as a tertiary referral unit for complex shoulder instability, complex shoulder and elbow arthropathy surgery.

The Exeter Shoulder & Elbow Team has a legacy in research and is currently involved in projects at all levels from local, regional and national levels.

The team includes 3 consultants, a senior fellow, a specialist registrar, 4 surgical trainees, extended scope physiotherapists and surgical care practitioners.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work alongside all three experienced Consultants and will be given the opportunity to develop expertise in arthroscopic and open surgery and arthroplasty. 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 2 hours from London by train and has a major regional airport. To apply, you must submit a completed application and CV which is online on NHS Jobs. 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. Please note all authority for advertising RD&E posts rests solely with HR and any such requests should be made direct to them.

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. The Trust is only able accept written references; these will be requested via email. One of your referees must be your current line manager and all references must cover the previous three years work or study history. Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit): 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. The UK Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website.