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Major Trauma Fellow

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£51,017 to £58,398 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

The post is based at Liverpool Univesity Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The successful candidate will be primarily based at our Level 1 Major Trauma Centre at Aintree University Hospital.

The Major Trauma Fellow takes part in a 1 in 21 general on-call attracting a weekend allowance of 5%; a night premium with allowance for leave; and an availability uplift of 8%.

The weekend trauma lists facilitate the successful candidate to acquire training and non technical list running skills. These lists are remunerated as extra payments.

Main duties of the job

The Orthopaedic Directorate has a proven track record in research with high level of national and international conference papers/presentations as well as published papers in peer reviewed journals. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute to ongoing research projects within their dedicated research sessions.

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

The salary for this post will be that of a SpR and according to previous reckonable equivalent service. Applicants should be at a Specialist Registrar Grade or equivalent and ideally near to completing their Higher Specialist Training.

There will be exposure to all aspects of Major Trauma seen in a regional MTC with specific emphasis on long bone, hip, pelvic and chest injuries.

The successful candidate will be attached primarily to the Major Trauma T&O Consultants but with opportunities to see all aspects of modern specialist trauma care.

Candidates are expected to have prior experience in intramedullary nailing, periarticular fractures and application of external fixation. The successful candidate will be required to be registered with the General Medial Council and hold a License to Practice.

Possession of FRCS Orth or equivalent qualifications is essential. All doctors are responsible to maintain a portfolio of their career over the last five years in order to satisfy GMC revalidation criteria.

If successful, you will be required to bring along your supporting information portfolio inculding recent appraisals documents when joining the Trust.

Person Specification



  • MB ChB (or equivalent)
  • MBBS (or equivalent)
  • FRCS Tr&Orth (or equivalent)
  • Full registration with the GMC and licence to practise (or eligible for)



  • Evidence of continuing medical education.
  • Experience of teaching to medical and nursing staff and other disciplines
  • Understanding of NHS management structures and the principles of Clinical Governance.
  • Willingness to participate in management activities
  • Understanding of financial arrangements in the NHS
  • Ability to plan strategically and to exercise sound judgements when faced with conflicting pressures.

Audit Experience


  • Thorough understanding of the principles of clinical audit.
  • Evidence of audit completed.


  • Publication of audit results.

Research Experience


  • Understanding principles of research.
  • Proven track record in research.
  • Publication of research.


  • Success in obtaining funding for research

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