Specialty Applications

Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery (Scotland) ST1 Specialty Training Advert 2023-2024

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The information is from specialty training posts advertised in 2023, with a start date from August 2024. Please be aware specialty training advertisements, links, recruitment leads, post numbers, etc. can change and there is no guarantee that future advertisements and application processes will remain the same. 

Job Advert

The text below is for posts advertised in November-December 2023, with a start date from August 2024. It is included here for information to help you prepare for future applications.

Please be aware specialty training advertisements, links, recruitment leads, post numbers, etc. can change and there is no guarantee that future advertisements and application processes will remain the same. 

Training Programme:Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
Post Type:Specialty Training (ST)
Post Commencing From:August 2024
Duration (months):96
Recruitment Lead:NHS Education for Scotland
Recruiting For:Scotland
Enquiries Email:
nationalrecruitment@nes.scot.nhs.uk
Information:

TRAUMA & ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY ST1
Scotland is recruiting to Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ST1 programmes for August 2024 start dates.

Scotland is unique, being the only location in the UK with training opportunities in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery at ST1 level.

These training programmes will lead to CCT/CESR subject to satisfactory progression. The Postgraduate Dean confirmed that this programme has the required educational and Dean’s approval. The Training Programme is open to those who may, either from the outset or subsequently, wish to train less than full time, subject to approval.

Further information on the Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery training programme in Scotland can be found here on the Scottish Medical Training website.

Application Proces
The application period will run from 10:00 (GMT) Thursday 26th October 2023 until 16:00 (GMT) Thursday 23rd November 2023, subject to the conditions of the Applicant’s Guide and process.

Before applying, please ensure that you read the Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery ST1 Person Specification and Applicant Guide, which are available on the documents tab.

When completing your application form please ensure that you upload evidence of the required competences, prior to submitting your form. For those having trouble uploading their evidence please ensure that this is emailed to the recruitment team prior to the closing date and time.

Applicants can view the Applicant Guide and Person Specification as well as other information relevant to Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery training in the recruitment section of the Scottish Medical Training website.

Selection Process
Full details of the selection process can be found in the 2023 T&O ST1 Applicant Guide available on the Document tab of this vacancy or here on the Scottish Medical Training website.

Indicative Vacancies
Candidates will be able to preference available posts within the Scotland Deanery. Indicative post number for Scotland will be available here on the Scottish Medical Training website once applications open.

Immigration Guidance
The Home Office determine the legislation regarding eligibility for non-UK nationals to enter training programmes, prospective applicants must ensure they are aware of the changes in legislation and how this may impact on their eligibility to be considered for training posts if they are non-UK nationals.

Please ensure you visit the UK Government website for full details if this applies to you.

Please note: any notification of new legislation set down by Home Office which may impact on any of our applicants between recruitment opening and offers being issued will be deemed applicable to this recruitment process.

 Enquiries
The applicants guide can be downloaded from the Documents tab or here on the Scottish Medical Training website.

During the recruitment round please visit the recruitment section of the Scottish Medical Training website regularly to access up-to-date information relating to this vacancy and information about the recruitment process.

If you have any further questions, please contact: nationalrecruitment@nes.scot.nhs.uk

Links

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Documents

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Application Form

For specialty-specific questions please visit the Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Specialty Specific Questions page.

For the generic application form questions applicable to all specialties please visit the application form page.

Competition Ratios

The HEE Competition Ratio data did not include any data for Trauma and Orthopeadic Surgery ST1 in Scotland. For further information and all other competition data please see the Competition Ratios page.

Fill Rates

The HEE Fill Rate data did not include any data for Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ST1 in Scotland. This page will be updated to include the fill rate data if the national information is updated. For all other specialty/national/regional fill rate data please see the Fill Rates page.