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Locum Consultant in Otolaryngology

Employer
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Leeds
Salary
£93,666 to £126,281 a year
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

Job Details

This is a 10 PA locum appointment for a Consultant in Otolaryngology. This post will be available for a period of 6 months.

This post will deliver 8.5 PAs supporting the ENT team and 1.5 SPA

The post will be based at the ENT department, General Infirmary at Leeds and Wharfedale General Hospital.

The successful applicant should hold accreditation with the Royal College of Surgeons or equivalent, and should be on the Specialist Register or within six months of being admitted to the Register for trainees if currently in a training programme within the UK, or have references which have been authorised by the Deputy Medical Director and Clinical Director.

Applicants should have established skills in Otolaryngology. Excellent communication and team working skills, a strong commitment to teaching and service development are essential.

Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work full or part time and those wishing to job share. Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the hospital, which can be arranged by contacting

Main duties of the job

2.1 To deliver care to patients with ENT conditions at Leeds

Out-patient clinics

Supervision and management of in-patients

ENT Theatres

Regular on-call duties

2.2 To link with Consultant colleagues in other relevant site-specialist teams within the Leeds Teaching Hospitals.

2.3 To contribute to teaching and academic progression within the department

About us

Leeds is a large city with the third largest metropolitan population in the country. The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the UK. The Bexley Wing of St James Hospital is a state of the art oncology centre, serving the whole region.

The ENT department has been rehoused in a new area, offering adjacency of clinic, consultant office, secretaries and management staff, which greatly enhances the working environment. Theatres are in the same area as our related specialties, allowing ease of interspecialty work. The paediatric work is carried out in the adjacent Childrens Hospital, with excellent ward and ICU facilities.

MEDICAL STAFF IN THE DEPARTMENT

The ENT unit consists of 13 consultants. There are currently 6 middle grade posts and 6 junior doctors, making this a thriving department covering almost all aspects of ENT surgery.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is committed to our process of redeploying 'at risk' members of our existing workforce to new roles. As such, all our job adverts are subject to this policy and we reserve the right to close, delay or remove adverts while this process is completed. If you do experience a delay in the shortlisting stage of the recruitment cycle, please bear with us while this process is completed, and contact the named contact if you have any questions.

Job description
Job responsibilities

3.1 General Training and Qualifications

The appointee must hold accreditation in Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery in the Royal College of Surgeons of England or an equivalent body, or, have completed higher specialist training (or equivalent) if currently in a training programme within the UK.

Applicants must be on the UK Specialist Register or within six months of being admitted to the Register for trainees if currently in a training programme within the UK, or have references which have been authorised by the Deputy Medical Director and Clinical Director.

Applicants must provide information regarding their status from the GMC and/or relevant Royal College at the time of application, in order for their application to be progressed further.

3.2 Experience

The appointee must be able to demonstrate a high level of clinical experience and competence in all aspects of ENT.

3.3 Person specification

See person specification document.

3.4 Clinical Audit

The appointee will be expected to contribute and, where appropriate, take the lead in the following:

Mortality and morbidity meetings

Clinical audit programmes

Development and application of agreed clinical guidelines.

This is to be included in allocated time in the individuals job plan as a supporting programmed activity. It would be expected that the time allocated for this would include attendance at the relevant departmental audit meeting(s) and that such attendance would be recorded (in accordance with the Trusts clinical audit policy).

In the discharge of these responsibilities the candidate will be expected to maintain and update his/her skills and knowledge through appropriate continuing medical education.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • MB BS (or equivalent) FRCS (ORL HNS) or equivalent qualification
Desirable
  • Higher degree e.g. MD/PhD relevant to the subspecialty.
Experience
Essential
  • Must be able to demonstrate a high level of clinical experience and competence in Otolaryngology Evidence of continuous career progression consistent with personal circumstances.
Eligibility, Fitness to practice, and Language Skills
Essential
  • Eligible for full registration with the GMC at time of appointment and hold a current licence to practice. Eligibility to work in the UK.


Employer details
Employer name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Address

Leeds General Infirmary

Great George Street

Leeds

LS1 3EX


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