Sub-Specialty Training Posts Advanced Training Posts 12
Health Education England (Severn) supports the Training Interface Group in Hand Surgery in the recruitment to advanced training fellowships.
We are recruiting up to 12 fellows for posts starting from the 22nd of July 2018, 1st of February 2019 and the 22nd of July 2019.
The training centres that currently deliver the advanced training are undergoing a review. The centres listed below are currently approved to deliver the training and will continue to be updated as centres are added.
- University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Birmingham Women's & Children's NHS Foundation Trust
- Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
- Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
- Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
- Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board
- Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
These posts are suitable for existing surgical trainees in Plastic Surgery or Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery who have an interest in Hand Surgery. Applicants must have passed the full Intercollegiate Specialty Board Examination by the time they take up the post.
Please refer to the person specification, to check the eligibility criteria, prior to submitting an application.
The current job descriptions can be found on the JCHST website.
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Who do I contact for further details regarding the fellowships?
Megan Warde, JCST Training Interface Group Specialty Manager at: firstname.lastname@example.org
JCST website at: http://www.jcst.org/training-interface-groups/hand-surgery
Who do I contact if I have a question regarding my application or the application process?
Health Education South West Severn supports applicants with any questions regarding the application process including problems completing or submitting an application.
Telephone Hotline: 01454 252610 (available 8.30 am until 4.30 pm Monday-Friday)
Email: SEVRecruitment.SW@hee.nhs.uk (reply within 24 hours)
How do I check if I am eligible to apply for the fellowship posts?
To be eligible an applicant's CCT date must be after the start date of the fellowship. The start date is the 1st February or 22nd July 2019 depending on the posts you preference and may subsequently be offered.
It is important that you include all relevant information to ensure your application is not filtered from the process during the longlisting checks.
When will the fellowships start?
There are up to 12 Fellowships and the majority of them will commence on the 1st of February each year. Of the 12 Fellowships a number will commence on 22nd July and the exact numbers will be confirmed each year.
Candidates will be asked to preference a start date as part of their application.
What is the duration of the posts?
The posts are for a period of 12 months with the majority of posts starting on 1st February and a small number starting 22nd July each year.
How do I indicate where I would like to undertake the training?
As part of the application there will be a list of the training locations and start dates. You will be required to rank the placements in order of preference with 1 being your preferred choice. Candidates will receive an email when this function becomes available.
Please rank as many preferences as possible to increase the opportunity of an offer. Do not rank a training location/start date that you would not consider.
My CCT date after 1st February but before 22nd July, can I apply for all the posts?
If your CCT date is before 22nd July you will eligible to apply for posts starting in 1st February only.
This will be verified prior to any offers being made.
Who do I need to notify of my intention to apply for sub-specialty training?
You are required to contact your current Training Programme Director and Deanery with which you hold a National Training Number. The English Deans agreed that when a trainee secures a subspecialty training post in another Deanery, this will be managed using out of programme experience (OOPT) process rather than an inter-deanery transfer.
How do I apply for Out of Programme Experience (OOPT)?
You will need to contact your current Deanery to seek approval. This is carried out by the completion of an OOPT Form, which is usually available on your local Health Education website.