Locum Consultant in Cleft Surgery and Paediatric Plastic Surgery

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum pro-rata
19 Oct 2021
02 Nov 2021
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a 10 month Locum Consultant in Cleft Surgery and Paediatric Plastic Surgery (10PA's) to cover maternity leave. This post is to commence from 29 December 2021 until the 04 September 2022.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic team player to join the Cleft.NET.East multidisciplinary team. The post holder will be involved in multidisciplinary outpatient clinics both at Addenbrooke’s and in outreach settings and performing surgery for children and young people following the 20 year Cleft Pathway.

The post holder will be involved in the Paediatric Plastic surgery outpatient clinics and performing surgery for children requiring plastic intervention. They will also be required to provide general Plastic Surgery On Call cover 1:12 and “Hot Week” (On Call daytime cover for Plastic Surgery) 1:12.

You will be fully registered with the GMC and have a completed a TIG Fellowship or equivalent in Cleft Surgery, and also have a CCT or be within six months of award of CCT in ENT, Maxillofacial Surgery or Plastic Surgery CCT in Cleft Surgery or equivalent. Applications are welcomed from those unable to fulfil the full hours for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

Working for your organisation

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). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker 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.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to 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.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Cleft.NET.East is one of nine specialised cleft services across England and Wales. We are a regional network committed to providing high quality care to children, adults and their families affected by clefts, who live in the East of England (Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Peterborough, Northamptonshire).

There will be an overnight on call commitment predicted to be 1 in 12. Weekday cover for “Hotweek” is shared with colleagues in Plastic Surgery on a minimum of a 1 in 12 rotation.

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Lucy Southby, Clinical Lead for Cleft.NET.East at lucy.southby@addenbrookes.nhs.uk or Mary Bance, Network Manager for Cleft.NET.East at mary.bance@addenbrookes.nhs.uk