Doctors - Consultant Orthodontist

  • Department Orthodontics
  • Salary £88,364 - £119,133 per annum
  • Closing Date 09/02/2023
  • Location Shrewsbury Royal Hospital
  • Grade Consultant
  • Job ref 223-MC2129
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Hours 10 session per week

We are seeking to appoint a new full-time (10 sessions) Consultant Orthodontist to The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Trust for an Orthodontic Consultant to join the two existing Consultants to provide a comprehensive secondary care Orthodontic service to the people of Shropshire and Mid-Wales. The post will be based at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and will involve multidisciplinary care for patients with complex Orthodontic problems as well as advice and treatment planning for appropriately referred patients as part of the Shropshire Managed Clinical Network.

Main duties of the job 

Duties will include: 

• To accept referrals of complex cases from Orthodontic specialists, Community Dentists, General Dental Practitioners, Hospital Consultants and other Health Care workers within the Shropshire area and North Wales.
• To assess new patients and develop treatment plans for direct and indirect care.
• To share responsibility for the delivery of high-quality care to patients presenting to the department.
• To have excellent team-working skills with the abilities and professional attitude to work well in a multi-professional team.
• To actively engage in the multi-disciplinary team approach for the care or patients that require combined or cross specialty care.
• To deliver clinical and quality targets agreed both nationally and locally with clinical teams and commissioners.
• To supervise trainee and therapist treatments that are ongoing within the department


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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