Get Involved

Get involved at the BOA!

This is your chance to use your skills and expertise to influence and input into the work of the BOA.  If you have an interest in trauma and orthopaedics that you’d like to pursue further as part of your national specialty body, the BOA needs you!

We have exciting opportunities for BOA members to represent, lead and effect change across the trauma and orthopaedic profession.

Deadline for all applications: Friday 30th September 2022.

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Committee Vacancies

Are you passionate about inspiring action and effecting change? Are you keen to be an active advocate and ambassador for an organisation? Are you eager to play a key role in important projects and initiatives? Committees are the engine of the BOA and we are recruiting for posts in the following: Orthopaedic, Research, Medico-legal, Trauma, and Education and Careers.

Futher information and how to apply can be found here.

You may apply for vacancies across multiple Committees, however, if you are successful for one, any other application(s) will automatically be removed from consideration.

UK and Ireland In-Training Examination (UKITE) Editorial Roles 

Play a key role in the creation of UKITE through contributing questions for the examination. You will gain experience in question authoring, editing and validation processes. There are vacancies for UKITE Editors across all sub-speciality areas. Onboarding, support and best-practice guidance are provided throughout. 

There are vacancies for the role of:

UKITE Editor (all sub-specialties)

To apply, please send in a CV and covering letter to [email protected]. Please specify the chosen sub-specialty you are applying for in your letter. You must be a current BOA member to apply.

For more information about these roles, please view the job profile:

UKITE Editor Job Profile

Applications are particularly encouraged from currently under-represented groups in the BOA leadership structures including, but not limited to, women, BAME and LGBTQ+ members.

Regional Specialty Professional Advisor (RSPA) Vacancies

The BOA and RCS England are seeking Regional Specialty Professional Advisors (RSPAs) to improve local standards and shape service delivery for 4 regions across England and Wales. 

The regions with vacancies are:

  • South Central (North)
  • South Central (South)
  • Yorkshire and The Humber (South)
  • London (North West)

Further information on how to apply can be found here.

Casting Course Examiners

The BOA is keen to develop our faculty of examiners for the British Casting Certificate (BCC). The British Casting Certificate has been the only nationally recognised qualification in Casting since 1982. 

The qualified Orthopaedic Practitioner/Casting Room Nurse is a vital member of the healthcare team providing service not just in Orthopaedics and Trauma but also Trust-wide across many different specialities. The BCC course and exam allows practitioners to demonstrate high standards of patient care and their ongoing importance in the delivery of orthopaedic care. 

We would welcome applications from orthopaedic consultants, post CCT orthopaedic surgeons and SAS orthopaedic surgeons of similar level experience who have an interest in maintaining the high standards of UK casting and becoming an examiner.

This is a voluntary role but travel expenses and hotel accommodation are covered by the BOA. 

Further information on how to apply can be found here.
Further information on casting is available here.

BOA Orthopaedic Trauma Exchange

This Exchange was created to encourage discussion and the sharing of information and experience through a dedicated link between the BOA and each Trauma network, as well as between networks. 

Please see the list of the Trauma Network MTC and TU contacts that are currently available to be filled here.
If you are interested in being part of the Trauma Exchange, please email [email protected]

Past Opportunities

Thank you to everyone who applied, we have had a fantastic response to our committee vacancies, and will be in touch with applicants in due course.

 

The BOA is committed to equality of access to a T&O career and to the services of the Association. As per our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, applications are particularly encouraged from currently under-represented groups in the BOA leadership structures including, but not limited to, women, BAME and LGBTQ+ members.
If you have any questions please get in touch with [email protected]