Oral and Maxillofacial Consultant Surgeon

South West England
£79,860 - 107,668 per annum
11 Oct 2019
07 Nov 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic Oral and Maxillofacial Consultant Surgeon with a special interest in head and neck cancer surgery to join four existing OMFS colleagues. This is a replacement post to fulfil the needs of the head and neck cancer service for Somerset, which will involve working as part of the wider head and neck cancer network linked with the Royal Devon and Exeter hospital. The post comprises 10 programmed activities (PAs) with the option of an 11th PA if requested.

The successful applicant would be providing a comprehensive head and neck cancer service based at Musgrove Park hospital but with additional clinics and operating in both Yeovil district hospital and Royal Devon and Exeter hospital. The applicant would also be expected to have an interest and experience in the management of skin cancers of the head and neck and would be part of the Multidisciplinary skin cancer team for Somerset. The successful applicant will work closely with the existing OMF Surgeons to provide a high standard of Oral Maxillofacial service to the Trust. We can offer you the opportunity to do something you love and pursue your career in a beautiful part of the country.

Musgrove Park hospital is situated in Taunton an attractive county town, in the middle of Somerset. The hospital serves a local population of appx. 550,000 across Somerset. It has excellent transport links and is close to the M5 giving easy access to Bristol and Exeter. The town is surrounded by areas of outstanding natural beauty with easy access to both the north and south Devon coastlines. Taunton has an excellent range of both state and private schools and offers ample leisure opportunities.


For further details / informal visits contact:

For an informal visit or discussion please contact Mr.Graham Merrick, Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon, Lead for head and Neck cancer / OMFS at Musgrove Park Hospital either by email (graham.merrick@tst.nhs.uk) or on 01823 342171.