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ENT Consultant

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full time 10 + 2 APA's
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Furness General Hospital
Barrow In Furness
£82,096 - £110,683 per annum pro rata
Salary period
15/11/2020 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.

We are seeking a Consultant to join the current ENT team in the Trust. You will work Cross Bay with Furness General Hospital as the main site. You will be contracted for 10 sessions per week with the option to increase along with service needs. You will need to have a broad experience in general ENT. Any sub-specialty interest will be actively supported.

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust covers a large geographic area which encompasses the Furness peninsula, the city of Lancaster and the Lake District.

Morecambe Bay is nestled between the Lake District national park and the Yorkshire Dales as well as being in easy reach of the cities of Manchester and Liverpool, The area offers affordable accommodation with access to excellent grammar schools ranked as top in the country.

We provide a comprehensive range of acute and support hospital services to a population of 350,000 based around Morecambe Bay. One of the largest employers in the area, we have approximately 6,000 staff working across five sites; Furness General Hospital (Barrow in Furness), Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Westmorland General Hospital (Kendal) and Queen Victoria Centre (Morecambe). By joining us you will be part of a progressive team committed to diversity, excellence and achievement.

The ENT department has 5 consultants, 5 Associate specialists and 2 junior doctors (CT1/2 at RLI, FY2 at FGH). We have two H&N Clinical Nurse Specialist, one Advanced Nurse Practitioner in post. There are specialized clinics such as a One stop Head & Neck clinic, Combined `Rhinology clinic, Paediatric clinics, Voice and Vertigo clinic. There are regular audit meetings, radiology meetings and video link meetings for the regional Head & Neck Multi-Disciplinary Team. The weekend on call rota would be 1:5 and weekday 1:4.

We have facilities for Sialendoscopy, Balloon Sinuplasty, and Endoscopic ear surgery, Trans Nasal Oesophagoscopy, BAHA’s and DCR’s and soon navigation for endoscopic sinus surgery. We aim to provide patient care close to home. Our H&N network is with Royal Preston Hospital but we also have excellent ties with Manchester Royal Infirmary for Skull Base pathology and Rhinology related conditions. An elaborate audiology service is available for adults and paediatrics. There is an opportunity for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching as well and we have strong connections with the Lancaster Medical School. We are a paperless department with e-prescribing and e-requesting to be available soon. We are keen to develop our services further safely and to the highest standard possible keeping in view with our specific geographic demands.

We would be delighted to offer a suitably qualified ENT Consultant the opportunity to join us, develop and contribute towards excellence in patient care.

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK.

You must have full registration with the GMC with a licence to practice and entry on Specialist Register or in the receipt of CCT within six months of interview

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mr G Fragkiadakis
Job title
ENT Consultant and clinical lead for ENT
Email address
Telephone number
01524 512474