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Trauma & Orthopaedic Specialist Registrar

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£51,017 a year Per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Applications are invited for the post in Trauma & Orthopaedics at Registrar level at the Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The post is available for 6 months from August 2023 to February 2024. You will join a multi award winning clinical academic department, which will provide a supportive environment to develop both clinically and academically.

The post is normally part of the Higher Surgical Training Scheme and HENW approved training posts.

Candidates should have had at least 18 months of Orthopaedic SHO work.

Successful applicants will be required to participate in the on-call rota for Orthopaedics and includes nights.

Main duties of the job

The posts will be based predominantly at the Aintree University Hospital, our trauma site and Broadgreen Hospital, our state of the art elective centre.

You will be responsible for routine and emergency admissions of orthopaedic patients, participating in a partial shift rota for orthopaedics. Day to day work will be varied incuding ward work, trauma and major trauma on call, outpatients clinics and theatre sessions.

We encourage trainees to operate under supportive supervision to develop their surgical skills.

A number of the consultants are deeply involved in educational roles all the way from undergraduate level to registrar level and pride themselves on training the next generation of surgeons.

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Ward rounds and ward cover

First point of contact on-call for trauma

Attendance at major trauma calls

Trauma and elective theatre operating

Attendance at trauma and elective clinics when possible

Active involvement in department quality improvement, audit and research

Person Specification

Education, Qualification & Training


  • Medical Degree (MBBS, MBChB or equivalent)
  • Possession of MRCS or equivalent qualification.
  • Attendance at relevant courses e.g. ATLS, Basic Surgical Skills, CCrISP
  • GMC registration which permits working in non-training posts and hold a license to practice.


  • Specialist Registrar Grade or equivalent and near to completing their Higher Specialist Training.



  • At least 2 years SHO experience in Trauma & Orthopaedics.
  • Experience of multidisciplinary working.


  • Experience at Orthopaedic registrar level



  • Knowledge of medical and clinical audit principles and evidence of active participation in audit

Research and Teaching


  • Understanding of basic research principles and evidence-based practice.
  • Teaching: Evidence of contributing to teaching and learning of others


  • Formal Teaching Qualification

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