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Senior Locally Employed Doctor in Paediatric ENT

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£55,329 per annum
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

This post within Paediatric ENT will provide clinical support at Post CCT Fellow level, working closely with the existing Specialty Trainees, under the supervision of the consultants. The successful applicant will be required to demonstrate that they have successfully completed a higher training programme in ENT and are committed to the development of a sub-specialist interest in Paediatric ENT. The Fellowship is open to international and UK senior trainees.

Main duties of the job

Ward Work includes: Supporting the specialty trainees to conduct daily ward rounds including the assessment, investigation and management of Tertiary and Secondary level Paediatric ENT surgical cases.

Theatre Work includes: The post holder will have opportunity to be further trained in a wide range of Paediatric ENT surgical procedures, including airway endoscopy, airway reconstruction, major head and neck surgery, otology and cochlear implantation, with additional responsibility for pre- and post- operative care of patients.

Outpatient Work includes: The post holder will have an opportunity to assess patients under direct supervision of senior staff as well as undertaking autonomous outpatient clinics.

Administration / Teaching: The Fellow will be involved in undergraduate teaching and postgraduate teaching, an important part of the unit's workload.

Research: The Fellow will be given the opportunity to contribute to the vibrant research programme ran within the department.

There is an on-call commitment with a 1:12 weekday and 1:6 weekend, which may be subject to change based on number of individuals in post.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description
Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you'll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that you're even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you'll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information you'll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification
Qualifications & Training

  • Medical Degree
  • Evidence of completion of higher surgical training in ENT


  • Evidence of previous training in Paediatric ENT


  • Experience of Audit

Academic Achievements

  • Research & Publications

Other Requirements

  • Candidates must be eligible for their own GMC registration: an active licence, ceased license or pending application with the GMC at the point of application. Candidates who do not fit these criteria will not progress through to the shortlisting stage
  • Evidence of commitment to the development of a sub-specialist interest in Paediatric ENT.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Willingness to listen and learn
  • Communication Skills
  • Ability to work flexibly as part of a team



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