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Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Trauma and Orthopaedics
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Part time: 10 Sessions
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Royal Gwent Hospital
Newport, SE Wales
£77,779 to £100,977 per annum/pro rata
02/03/2020 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.



Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedics

with a Special Interest in Soft Tissue Knee Arthroplasty

Based at Royal Gwent Hospital 

Full Time (10 Sessions)

 Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

 Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 2nd March 2020

The successful applicant will work as part of the Orthopaedic team at the Royal Gwent Hospital, within Aneurin Bevan University Health Board to provide a comprehensive Trauma and Orthopaedic service to a catchment population of over 600,000.

The Directorate of Trauma and Orthopaedics sits within the Scheduled Care Division of Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and is committed to developing a modern, evidence based, multi-disciplinary focused service for the residents of Gwent. The post provides an excellent opportunity to join an established team committed to improving services within Trauma and Orthopaedics.

The Trauma & Orthopaedic Directorate is split over four sites, Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny; the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport; Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, Ystrad Mynach and St Woolos Hospital, Newport. The Directorate forms part of the Scheduled Care Division and has three trauma wards based between Nevill Hall and the Royal Gwent Hospital with elective ring fenced wards based at Nevill Hall Hospital, the Royal Gwent Hospital, St Woolos Hospital and Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr.

The Health Board actively supports consultant doctors to undertake funded 3 month formal sabbaticals through an annual application process.

Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact Mr Huw Pullen, Clinical Director, 01633 234839, Mr Mark Lewis,  Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Knee Lead), Tel: 01633 234 167 or Mr John Lloyd,  Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Trauma Lead), Tel: 01633 656 358.

 This position involves Regulated Activity with children and adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:

  • Enhanced check with barred list information, including an adults and children’s barred list check

Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMCCandidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date within 6 months of interview.


Vacancy Ref: 040-CON389-R             

Closing Date for Applications: 2nd March 2020

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac: 3rd February 2020

Published in BMJ: 8th February 2020

Interview Date:      31st March 2020



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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.

Welsh language skills are not necessary

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Further details / informal visits contact

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or to arrange a visit to the department should contact:

Mr Huw Pullen, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Clinical Director), Tel: 01633 234 839.

Mr Mark Lewis,  Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Knee Lead), Tel: 01633 234 167.

Mr John Lloyd,  Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Trauma Lead), Tel: 01633 656 358.