Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£79,860 to £107,668 per annum pro-rata
08 Jul 2020
04 Aug 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Contact Details

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Addenbrooke’s hospital. This is a post with a specialist interest in Head & Neck Oncology with reconstruction. The post holder will also be taking forward the sentinel node biopsies service. Other roles will include general Maxillofacial Surgery clinics and surgery, treating trauma patients and on-call duties.

This is a new post and the principle remit of this post is to provide a high quality Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery service.

The post holder will take part in head and neck MDT, develop a role within reconstruction with the plastic surgeons. This post will also offer the opportunity to help develop sentinel node biopsy service for oral cancer.

The post holder will complement the existing Maxillofacial consultant team of 4 Oral and maxillofacial surgeons and a cleft surgeon at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. They will be expected to participate in an on call rota which at weekends is shared with the Peterborough Maxillofacial Surgery department. The current on call rota consists of 2 specialty registrars, 1 senior clinical fellow, 3 specialty surgeons, 5 DCTs and a team of out of hour’s clinical fellows.

You will be fully registered with the GMC and have a CCT in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

As part of our commitment to supporting the medical workforce in the part they play in delivering an excellent caring service to patients, all newly appointed Consultants attend our five-day Consultant Development programme within a year of joining the Trust. Leadership is a key requirement of doctors’ professional work and this innovative programme is designed to support Consultants to hone the leadership and management skills they need to succeed at CUH.

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Full Registration and a Licence to Practice with the General Medical Council at time of application is required.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Mr Vijay Santhanam, Specialty Lead Consultant for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.