ENT Specialty Doctor

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
£51,000 to £80,000 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
29 May 2023

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Hospital, ENT / Otolaryngology
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking a Speciality Doctor to join the current ENT team in the Trust. You will work Cross Bay with the Royal Lancaster Infirmary as the main site. You will be contracted for 10 sessions per week with the option to increase along with service needs. Broad experience in general ENT is desirable. Any sub-specialty interest will be actively supported.

This post will consist of Theatres, Clinics and On-call cover for the provision of the service and additional time for professional progression.

Main duties of the job

The ENT department has 5 consultants, 3 Associate specialists, 4 Specialty Doctors and 2 junior doctors (CT1/2 at RLI, FY2 at FGH). We have two H&N Clinical Nurse Specialist, one Advanced Nurse Practitioner in post. There are specialised clinics such as a One stop Head & Neck clinic, Paediatric clinics, Voice and Vertigo clinic. The weekend on call rota would be 1:4.

We aim to provide patient care close to home. Our H&N network is with Royal Preston Hospital but we also have excellent ties with Manchester Royal Infirmary for Skull Base pathology and Rhinology related conditions. An elaborate audiology service is available for adults and paediatrics. There is an opportunity for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching as well and we have strong connections with the Lancaster Medical School. We are a paperless department with e-prescribing and e-requesting.

You must have full registration with the GMC with a licence to practice.

About us

We operate from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community healthcare premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.

FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.

WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life-threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.

All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay.

Our community services for adults are provided in people's homes, community centres, clinics, GP Practices, community hospitals and our main hospitals. Our aim is to work with people to help them remain independent, improve their health and manage their conditions through high quality care, advice and support.

Job description
Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading.

You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

Person Specification
Education and qualifications

  • Full GMC Registration with a licence to practice


  • Professional qualifications in ENT, Teaching, Research or education


  • Experience in management of ENT


  • Experience of working in a multi disciplinary team

Skills, ability and knowledge

  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary environment
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Empathy and sensitivity


  • Ability to impart knowledge and teach skills to others
  • Evidence of Leadership roles, training or abilities


  • Wide range of training in surgery demonstrated with a log book

Research and development

  • Understanding of research methodology and ethics / statistics


  • Evidence of completion of audits.


  • Commitment to both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training.


  • Evidence of previous undergraduate teaching experience.


  • Ability to communicate well and work as a team with consultant colleagues and other professionals
  • Willingness to be involved in service development and operational management
  • Computer literacy.


  • Evidence of engagement with the management process during training if possible

Personal Qualities

  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills, including the ability to manage time effectively.
  • Flexible working and personality


  • Positive personality
  • Ability to travel between Trust sites if required

BMJRef: BMJ-123156/331-L1500523


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