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Locally Employed Doctor (DCT2-DCT3) in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
£40,257 to £51,017 per annum
Closing date
17 Oct 2023

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Job Details

We are looking for an enthusiastic Locally Employed Doctor (DCT2-DCT3 Equivalent) to work in our dynamic and Oral & Maxillofacial department. Applications are welcome and the post is available from June for a period of 12 months. You will be expected to be first on-call in the day time only with no night commitment. Candidates for this role must have full GDC Registration and recent experience within the NHS in OMFS.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for the continuing care of patients as designated by consultant staff.

To perform regular ward rounds to ensure regular review of in-patients.

To participate in minor oral surgery and fast track clinics in the department as required.o To participate in meaningful audit within the department.

To participate in the training of junior medical staff and other staff.

To deputise for colleagues at an appropriate level.

To carry out appropriate administrative duties in support of clinical commitments.

In certain cases, changes to the published job plan may be necessary in order to facilitate patient care and safety. There changes should only be temporary in nature eg: cover for another middle grade whilst on leave.

To develop enhanced clinical skills, especially in the assessment and management of acutely ill patients.

To have excellent team-working skills with the abilities and professional attitude to work well in a multi-professional team.

To deliver clinical and quality targets agreed both nationally and locally with clinical teams and commissioners.

To follow patients throughout their clinical pathways.

About us

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is the main provider of acute hospital services for around half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales.

Encompassing some of the most picturesque parts of England and Wales, the Trust's catchment stretches from the Cambrian Mountains in the west, to Newport and the fringes of the Black Country in the east. The main towns include: Bridgnorth, Ludlow, Market Drayton, Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Whitchurch (in Shropshire) Newport, Telford and Wellington (in Telford & Wrekin) and Newtown and Welshpool (in Powys) - all beautiful and unique.

Our main service locations are the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) in Shrewsbury which are located 20 minutes' drive apart. Together they provide 99% of our activity. Both hospitals provide a wide range of acute hospital services including accident & emergency, outpatients, diagnostics, inpatient medical care and critical care.

We also provide services such as consultant-led outreach clinics at the Wrekin Community Clinic, Telford, the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Gobowen and the Bridgnorth, Ludlow and Whitchurch Community Hospitals.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the full-shift rota. The rota is compliant with the terms and conditions of the 2016 Junior Doctor Contract and WTD and has been carefully designed to maximise training opportunities for doctors whilst maintaining a safe and efficient service, with an even spread of long days and nights. The post holder will be 1 of the 4 doctors contributing to the full shift rota with a weekend frequency of 1 in 4 with no night shifts.

Person Specification

  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • BDS or equivalent
  • Post-graduate qualification in Oral and maxillofacial surgery

Entry Criteria

  • Full Registration and a licence to practise with the General Dental Council (GDC)
  • Able to carry out Venepuncture, NGT placement, Blood sampling
  • A strong appreciation of the scope of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Meets the generic capabilities framework outlined below


  • 4 years post-graduate study with demonstrable equivalent experience and/or completion of NHS foundation and core/specialist training years 1 and 2




shrewsbury value

We are the main provider of acute care to a popualtion of 500,00 across Shropshire and Mid Wales, with primary sites in Telford and Shrewsbury. We provide comprehensive secondary care and are passionate about delivering a great patient experience. We are currently securing our future through a transformation programme called Future Fit.

Company info
01743 261000
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Mytton Oak Road,
United Kingdom

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