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Specialty Doctor in ENT

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£52,542 to £82,481 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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A Specialty Doctor within ENT is required at the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board based at Glan Clwyd Hospital. The post will commence as soon as possible.

Glan Clwyd Hospital close to the towns of St Asaph and Rhyl, on the North Wales coastline and is 25 mins from Chester where some doctors live. It is a beautiful region of the UK. We have close links with Liverpool, Chester and Wrexham.

This post is permanent.

Main duties of the job

The ENT Department consists of 4 consultants, 4 middle grades, 5 junior doctors/FY2/GP trainees/Clinical Fellows and 3 nurse practitioners. The department is the largest centralised head and neck cancer unit in Wales and hosts the regional Head and neck cancer MDT within the Glan Clwyd Cancer Centre. A new dedicated ENT Theatre features a ceiling mounted Microscope, CO2 and KTP laser systems as well a brand new HD stacker system for use in all cases especially FESS. The North Wales Cochlear Implant programme is based at Glan Clwyd involving the Audiology and ENT Depts. Specialist clinics include, head and neck clinics, balance clinic, CI clinic, voice clinic and minor ops sessions. We have regular formal education programme and audit meetings often combined with Wrexham ENT Dept. The dept can be busy with oncall and ward referrals but the timetable includes clinic and theatre sessions for supernumerary educational opportunities and we encourage surgical skills development.

The Audiology department provides state of the art specialised facilities both community and acute hospital patients.

About us

Please note this post is not recognised for training although we do have formal teaching half days, and promote a culture of continual improvements. Development of doctors knowledge, clinical skills and surgical experience is a high priority and is individually encouraged. Career progress is promoted and within our department recently a SHO grade doctor is now on the middle grade duties, a locum middle grade has been appointed as permanent Specialty Doctor. Previous Staff Grade/middle grade doctors have progressed to consultant level in UK and abroad. We can help develop individual's CV for career development and reward enthusiasm including support towards FRCS exam and Article 14 CESR/CCT certification.

As part of the Health Board's strategic collaboration with Bangor University, individuals with an interest in teaching and research who can demonstrate and agree a possible contribution to the School can be considered and nominated for recognition through the University's process for granting honorary titles and help to deliver our shared vision for the North Wales School of Medicine and Health.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Ensure that all appropriate waiting lists and waiting times are adhered to that services are provided in an effective and efficient manner that on-call commitments are covered appropriately and that the principles of risk management and clinic governance are maintained at all times.

Person Specification

  • Full registration with GMC and a license to practice


  • MRCS or equivalent


  • ENT experience to middle grade status


  • NHS/UK experience Local hospital experience





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