Locum Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

London (Greater)
18 Sep 2020
02 Oct 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

Applications are invited for a NHS Locum Consultant post in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The successful candidate will have established leadership and team-working qualities and will be expected to play an active role in the provision and delivery of healthcare for patients who need treatment in the fields of surgery for non-melanotic skin cancers, minimally invasive salivary gland surgery, dento-alveolar surgery, facial lympho-vascular malformations and facial trauma.

The department plays an active role in King’s Major Trauma Centre and operates over 3 sites: Denmark Hill, Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) in Bromley and Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup (QMS). The successful candidate will be expected to cover clinical activities at all KCH and King’s Health partners sites. At Denmark Hill a main emphasis of the post will be the provision of Oral & Maxillofacial trauma services both within and out of normal working hours and all in-patient operating  whereas the scope of work at QMS/PRUH will mainly consist of dento-alveolar.

There are 8 full time equivalent consultant posts, 4 ST3+ posts and a Senior Clinical Fellowship (Trauma and Facial Deformity) post in the department. At a junior level there are 4 Specialty Trainees, 1 Senior Clinical Fellow, 9 DCT trainees, 2 Core surgical trainees and 7 Junior Clinical Fellows.

A UK registerable dental degree, registration on the GMC Specialist Register in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery or within 6 months of eligibility for inclusion and the possession of a Certificate of Accreditation or eligibility for a CST in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery are mandatory.

The successful candidate will be expected to be skilled and confident enough to cover the whole range of the specialty at consultant level including on-call on a 1:7 basis together with a dually qualified SpR grade and a junior colleague with a dental or a medical degree.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name Jonas Osher Job title Lead Clinician, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Telephone number 020 3299 5194

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