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Trust Grade Dental Core Trainee Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Employer
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Peterborough
Salary
£40,257 a year per annum
Closing date
20 Dec 2022

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We are seeking an enthusiastic Trust grade Dental Core Trainee (DCT) to join the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department at North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust.

You must hold a DBS, or equivalent, have full registration with the GDC, and a minimum of one years' experience in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery.

The successful candidate would be expected to take part in clinical governance activities, training and teaching. The Trust can also provide support for doctors wishing to train via CESR pathway.

This is a 40 hours a week post with a 1:6 non-resident first on weekend and 1:5 weekdays on call (either Friday 24hrs or Saturday & Sunday 48 hrs). However, LTFT hours would be considered.

Main duties of the job

The Maxillofacial Unit provides the full range of OMFS services including Orthognathic Surgery, Trauma, Salivary Gland Surgery and Surgical Dermatology (with the exception of Reconstructive Oncology, Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery). The post holder will undertake a number of clinical sessions per week in Peterborough dependent upon the service needs divided between new referral clinics, follow up clinics, supervised treatments under local anaesthetic and general anaesthetic along with independent local anaesthetic lists under the supervision of four Oral and Maxillofacial Consultants.

About us

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust provides acute care to our local communities via two District General Hospitals in Peterborough and Huntingdon, and a community hospital in Stamford.

We are promoting flexible working and a health work/home life balance. Agile working options are automatically considered for all roles within the Trust.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates from our local communities.

Your package with us includes a lot more than just your pay and here are a few of the additional benefits that are available to you as an employee:

  • Relocation allowance in line with the Trust policy
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement, starting at 27 days a year (for full time workers) plus bank/public holidays
  • Free staff car parking on all our hospital sites during this financial year
  • In-house Physiotherapy Services
  • Career development and training opportunities
  • Emotional Wellbeing Service covering a range of online support, access to mobile apps and 24/7 counselling services
  • Subsidised meals at our hospital restaurants
  • Access to exclusive discounts, cashback and vouchers via NHS Discounts and Blue Light Card

If you share our values and vision and are passionate about working with people on what matters to them, you could be a real asset to Team North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The integrated team delivers the full range of oral and maxillofacial services (with the exception of reconstructive oncology, cleft lip and palate and craniofacial surgery) at the Peterborough City Hospital.

The post holder will undertake a number of clinical sessions per week in Peterborough dependent upon the service needs divided between new referral clinics, follow up clinics, supervised treatments under local anaesthetic and general anaesthetic along with independent local anaesthetic lists under the supervision of four of Oral and Maxillofacial Consultants.

There is a 1:6 non-resident first on weekend on call (either Friday 24hrs or Saturday & Sunday 48 hrs). With this post an on-call room in the hospital residences is available to use while on call.

Person Specification
Education, qualifications and special training
Essential

  • BDS or MBBS (or equivalent)
  • Full registration with General Dental Council or General Medical Council

Desirable

  • MFDS, MJDF or equivalent

Knowledge and skills
Essential

  • Anatomy and physiology of the Head & Neck.
  • Clinical history and examination
  • Understands the need for and appreciates the role of audit and clinical governance in clinical practice
  • Understands the principles of patient confidentiality and data protection
  • Keeps professional knowledge and skills up to date
  • Ability to teach and supervise Undergraduate Medical & Dental Students

Experience
Essential

  • Ability to operate and work independently whilst being aware of own limitations and know when to consult senior colleagues

Personal skills
Essential

  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with patients, carers, GP's, Nurses and other agencies
  • To show initiative, to take responsibility and make decisions
  • Able to cope in stressful conditions under pressure
  • Flexibility to respond to service needs when necessary.

Desirable

  • Good organisation skills
  • Ability to develop new skills

Fitness to practice
Essential

  • Is up to date and fit to practice safely
  • Punctual, trustworthy & reliable

Practical requirements
Essential

  • Computer literate

Desirable

  • Willingness to learn Trusts computer systems

BMJ Ref: BMJ-102786/176-S-GW-4754802

 

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