Doctors - Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon (Head and Neck)

  • Salary £82,096-£110,683 Per Annum
  • Closing Date 08/10/2020
  • Interview Date 30/10/2020
  • Location Telford
  • Grade Consultant
  • Job ref MC441C
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts

Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge this year? Are you looking for an interesting and rewarding job with good work-life balance in a stunningly beautiful rural location within easy reach of the West Midlands conurbation?  If so, we would like to welcome you to join our friendly, supportive, surgical team, working in close collaboration with our forward thinking team of 4 existing Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. We are looking for a Consultant with an interest in head and neck and skin cancer surgery to join our expanding Department supporting 520,000 people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid-Wales.

The Role

There is flexibility in the split of work between head and neck and skin cancer surgery,the job plan is currently remunerated at 11 PA’s.This is a replacement Post but with an opportunity to build up a new patient base in an established Head and Neck Unit that has been operating for over 20 years .

We are a friendly Department of 4 Consultant colleagues and are well supported by 4 experienced Speciality Doctors , 1 Specialist Registrar and 4 DCT’s.There are weekly head and neck and skin MDT meetings with close working relationships with Dermatology Oculoplastics and ENT colleagues

There is excellent Theatre and Department Nursing support together with comprehensive Maxillofacial Laboratory back up , including 3-D modelling. You will join a 1 in 5 on call Consultant rota with comprehensive 24 hour Junior and Middle Grade cover.

Our Hospitals

We are entering an exciting period here at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. We have been guaranteed more than £300 million pounds to develop our hospitals into two state of the art facilities that will offer greatly improved environments, more sustainable staffing and better facilities. It will make SaTH a better place to work, in turn making it a better place to receive care.

Over the last two years we have been building the foundations of a better future through our work with Virginia Mason and our own transforming care institute (TCI). We have introduced a leadership academy with more opportunities for development so all our leaders support, coach and perform at the highest levels, celebrate the hard work of our staff and recognise the wonderful improvements that are being made each and every day. This is a vital stepping-stone to ensure we are equipped for our better future and realising our vision of providing the safest and kindest care for our patients. Leadership is about supporting teams to be the best they can be. As we move forward together it is vital all our teams understand their important role in delivering this brighter future for everyone


Shropshire is a beautiful county located between the West Midlands and North Wales. Whilst rural and home to the
Shropshire Hills it is anything but sleepy. The county is bustling with idyllic towns including Shrewsbury, Oswestry,Bridgnorth and Ludlow, with plenty to do regardless of your interests

We are ideally located between the north and the south making travelling around the UK extremely easy. As well as being
only a short distance from major cities and busy transport links including Birmingham airport, our county also borders
beautiful north Wales which is abundant in outdoor activities, brilliant beaches, and thrilling scenery.

Please take the time to read the attached Job Pack which includes the Job Description, Person Specification and further information on the department.

For an informal discussion, please contact

Mr B Castling -Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon and Clinical Lead

E:mail:    Tel: 01743 261000 

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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