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

  • Salary £84,559-£114,003 Per Annum
  • Closing Date 22/10/2021
  • Location Princess Royal Hospital,Telford
  • Grade Consultant
  • Job ref 223-MC473B
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts

Job overview

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, team of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon’s.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an Oral and Maxillofacial Consultant Surgeon to join our expanding Department within the main inpatient base at Princess Royal Hospital. This is a replacement post with specialist interest in Head and Neck Cancer and Skin Cancer Surgery, there is flexibility to proportion the work according to the Candidates preferences.

You will join a team of 5 OMFS surgeons with a 1 in 5 general duties on call commitment and the Head and Neck Cancer post will support the care of microvascular free tissue transfer.

We are well supported by full 24 hour junior and middle grade cover and by excellent Nursing, Theatre and Lab services.  

Working for our organisation

Our Hospitals are located in Shrewsbury and Telford and are brimming with exemplary teams of hardworking individuals.

Shropshire is a beautiful county 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 with beautiful north Wales which is abundant in outdoor activities, brilliant beaches, and thrilling scenery. 

Both hospitals are based in Shropshire, a short 20 minutes’ drive apart. Shrewsbury has recently been named in the ‘Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide’ as one of the top places to live in the country. It is a wonderful bustling place, with affordable housing, fantastic schools and great out-of-work activities for everyone. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will have a specialist cancer and skin clinic at least once a week. There is a degree of flexibility as to the exact location but currently the cancer clinic is at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital following the morning MDT, and the skin clinic is also at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. There is full support from the McMillan Specialist Cancer nurses who are an integral part of the clinic settings.  You will be expected to provide seemless care to our exisiting cohort of patients.

You would be required to have a special interest in head and neck cancer with microvascular free tissue transfer techniques along with skin cancer management and treatment. The post will involve an approximate 50:50 split between the two subspecialty areas.

Please refer to the attached job description for the proposed job plan.

Appointments to visit the Trust should be arranged with:

Mr Brian Castling FDSRCS, FRCS (OMFS)

Clinical Lead & Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Tel: 01743 261281 or 07850 646134

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.

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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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