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Locum Consultant in ENT

Employer
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Prescot
Salary
£88,364 to £119,133 a year pro rata per annum
Closing date
2 Dec 2022

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Sector
Hospital, ENT / Otolaryngology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

This post is for a Locum Consultant in ENT. This is a whole time post offering an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Medic to join a dynamic, rapidly expanding team delivering multidisciplinary acute care in St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals.

Due to the short term nature of the role, the successful candidate must hold full registration with the GMC and have existing right to work in the UK, at the time of application. Candidates who are not GMC registered or do not gold existing right to live and work in the UK, at the time of application will not progress through the shortlisting stage.

Main duties of the job

The ENT Department provides inpatient and outpatient services at Whiston, St Helens and Newton Hospitals. Adult and Paediatric inpatient and day case surgery occur on the Whiston Site within the Paediatric and General Surgical Wards. Day case surgery occurs at St Helens Hospital site.

The Whiston site has a 12 theatre suite complex with ultra-modern facilities based on the 4thfloor. St Helens Theatres opened in 2008 and are located within the day case suite. The suite has 6 theatres. Both sites offer elective work 6 days per week.

Paediatric patients are accommodated in dedicated Paediatric wards shared with other surgical specialities and general paediatrics.

The post holder will work as part of a team of Consultants within the Department and shall in every regard be equal to other Consultants within the structure. This is demonstrated in the illustrative Job plan

About us

A 338 million (PFI) investment has re-built and modernised both Whiston and St Helens Hospitals, resulting in modern state of the art health care facilities for the

treatment and care of patients. St Helens Hospital was completed in 2008 and Whiston Hospital in 2010. The hospitals include 887 inpatient beds with state-of-the-art CT and MRI facilities existing on both hospital sites. CT and MRI scanners at St Helens have also recently been upgraded including installation of a high field 3 Tesla MRI scanner. The DEXA scanner is also located at St Helens Hospital.

The Trust provides a full range of acute inpatient, outpatient, day case and emergency services to local communities of St Helens, Knowsley, parts of Halton and Liverpool. The Regional Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit also extends its services to the whole of Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

As a Trust, our aim is to provide a high-quality service to all patients. We strive to meet the best standards for professional care whilst being sensitive and responsive to the needs of individual patients. Our valued workforce is recognised for their unique skills and talents with our teams of experts winning national awards on a regular basis.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Each consultant within the department has a special ENT interest and area of expertise. The appointee will be expected to bring further expertise in ENT Otology and complement the existing team in providing the people of St Helens and Knowsley with a high quality ENT Service. There is a dedicated Head & Neck Lump Clinic carried out at Whiston Hospital with one stop facilities. Regular MDT meetings are carried out with the Pathologist and Radiologist.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • Applicants must be eligible for full registration with the GMC at the time of application
  • MB ChB or equivalent medical qualification
  • FRCS (Otolaryngology) or equivalent medical qualification
  • Valid ATLS Provider Status or equivalent medical qualification
  • Success in intercollegiate specialty examination or overseas equivalent

Desirable

  • Postgraduate thesis or equivalent medical qualification

Knowledge & Experience
Essential

  • Evidence of achievement of competencies by time of appointment in line with GMC standards/Good Medical Practice including: Good Clinical Care Maintaining good medical practice Good relationships and communication with patients Good working relationships with colleagues Good teaching and training Professional Behaviour and probity Delivery of good acute clinical care
  • Appropriate knowledge base and ability to apply sound clinical judgement to problems related to Otology sub speciality.
  • Demonstrates the necessary range, depth and breadth of competencies in ENT to provide both adult and paediatric work
  • Fellowship of similar advanced clinical experience in the appropriate area
  • Evidence of appropriate teaching experience
  • Demonstrates ability to undertake robust audit / research within team structure within the last 3 years

Desirable

  • Evidence of relevant academic achievements e.g. degrees, awards
  • Evidence of relevant research e.g. presentation, publications in peer reviewed journals within the last 3 years

Skills
Essential

  • Able to build rapport, listen, persuade and negotiate
  • Capacity to use logical/lateral thinking to solve problems/make decisions
  • Ability to work in and with multi-professional teams
  • Ability to supervise junior medical staff
  • Capacity to manage/prioritise time and information effectively
  • Capacity to operate under pressure

BMJ Ref: BMJ-100630/409-4727045

 

Company

 

A £38 million (PFI) investment has re-built and modernised both Whiston and St Helens Hospitals, resulting in modern state of the art health care facilities for the treatment and care of patients. St Helens Hospital was completed in 2008 and Whiston Hospital in 2010. 
The Trust provides a full range of acute inpatient, outpatient, day case and emergency services to local communities of St Helens, Knowsley, parts of Halton and Liverpool. The Regional Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit also extends its services to the whole of Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and the Isle of Man.
As a Trust, our aim is to provide a high quality service to all patients. We strive to meet the best standards for professional care whilst being sensitive and responsive to the needs of individual patients. Our valued workforce is recognised for their unique skills and talents with our teams of experts winning national awards on a regular basis. 

Our Achievements

The Trust is currently the only acute Trust in Cheshire and Merseyside, and is one of nine in the entire country, to achieve the title of OUTSTANDING, rated by the Care Quality Commission.

CQC

Life in Merseyside

Merseyside, which includes the great city of Liverpool, is within easy reach of North Wales, the Lake District and the Peak District and provides an interesting mix of rural and urban life.  Liverpool is a vibrant, music city which has undergone a renaissance in recent years and has recently been named European City of Culture.

High quality schools are available in Liverpool, Wirral and Rainhill areas. The area has many sports facilities including championship golf courses, several sailing clubs and one of the finest windsurfing venues in Britain. ‘Merseysiders’ are renowned for their friendliness and quick-witted humour and the region sports two of the finest football teams in the Premier League.  
The town of St Helens is renowned for its glassworks and rugby. The district has a population of around 340,000 and is of mixed residential, industrial and rural character. It is situated on the edge of Merseyside, between the open countryside of Cheshire to the south and Lancashire to the north.
Manchester City Centre is a short 23 miles from Whiston Hospital; accesses to motorway networks are a short 5 minute drive (including M62 and M6). 
Both Whiston and St Helens Hospitals are within easy reach of the City of Liverpool (20 minutes by car), and access to motorway networks (including M62, M6, M57 and M58) is also convenient. 

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Telephone
0151 290 4566
Location
Whiston Hospital
Warrington Road
Prescot
Liverpool
Merseyside
L35 5DR
United Kingdom
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