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Consultant ENT

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Newport, Isle of Wight
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum
Closing date
8 May 2024

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Specialist doctor, ENT / Otolaryngology
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery with the Isle of Wight NHS Trust. Applicants should be well trained in general ENT surgery and should have developed an interest in Head & Neck surgery.

You will help to lead an excellent multi-disciplinary team in a department that has a tradition for promoting innovation and development.

We equally encourage applicants that may have planned a post certification fellowship to hone their sub-specialist interest in Head & Neck surgery. Applicants who are not yet on the Specialist Register may also be considered.

Please note this JD is pending Royal College Approval

Main duties of the job

The post holder will:

  • Work with colleagues to provide a Consultant led service with the highest standard of care.
  • Work with the multi-professional team to develop care pathways and clinical guidelines.
  • Develop and maintain good working practices with wards, outpatients and the ED department.
  • Provide on call cover (1:4).
  • Work at Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust during part of the week and collaborate with the PHU multi-disciplinary team.
  • Collaborate and promote close working links with colleagues, other departments and primary care on the IOW and in PHU.
  • Offer educational, clinical support and leadership to nursing colleagues and other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ensure appropriate information is made available to staff to measure clinical performance and enable meaningful benchmarks to be established and evaluated within your area of responsibility.
  • Ensure there is a robust process for reviewing the quality of services provided, explaining the causes of success and failure and ensure the highest standards are maintained.
  • Provide a role model of professional leadership, which underpins the corporate values and behaviours of the organisation.

About us

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is the only integrated acute, community, mental health and ambulance health care provider in England. We serve a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users.

Working for our Trust brings a variety of benefits, including an onsite day nursery, cycle-to-work scheme, discounts at local businesses and gyms, and the opportunity to hire Trust's beach hut in Ryde. We offer many flexible working opportunities, speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement for you and if it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. The island offers an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year-round events, festivals and award-winning attractions.

Our 2020-2025 strategy sets out to ensure that we continue to be a provider of excellent and compassionate care. As part of this strategy, we are proactively taking steps to ensure that we recruit and retain the highest quality of talent to provide CARE and we would welcome applications from under-represented groups to ensure our Trust is an inclusive and diverse employer.

Job description
Job responsibilities

  • Provide cover as an ENT surgeon but will have a special interest.
  • Provide an out of hours on call service (1:4).
  • In line with requirements of clinical governance, the appointee will be expected to participate in clinical audit,
  • To teach and train staff in other medical disciplines, nursing and support staff as appropriate.
  • Issuing of advice to GPs on suitability of patients for referral to hospital.
  • Work with local clinical and operational managers and contribute to the efficient running of services. Share with consultant colleagues in the medical contribution to management within your supporting professional activities.

Person Specification

  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Membership with the relevant Royal College
  • GMC registration and licence to practice
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register in ENT via a. CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview), b. CESR or c. European Community rights

Experience and Skills

  • Can demonstrate a good level of clinical experience and competence in otolaryngology surgery and management of Head and Neck cancers
  • Part of H& N MDT team and able to do supportive diagnostic work
  • Able to perform outpatient otolaryngology diagnostic procedures including nasal endoscopes
  • Good experience in general ENT surgery


  • Experience of teaching and training undergraduates, post graduates and junior medical staff

Audit and Research

  • Evidence of participation in clinical audit relevant to speciality


  • Commitment to the development of a high-quality, cost-effective ENT service


  • Knowledge and understanding of current NHS issues
  • Ability to develop services


  • Attendance at recognised management course

Personal Skills

  • Energy and enthusiasm and the ability to work under pressure
  • An enquiring and critical approach to work
  • Caring attitude to patients
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, patients, relatives, GPs, nurses and other staff and agencies
  • Commitment to continuing medical education and professional development

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