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ENT Specialty Doctor

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor

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NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor
Full time: 10 sessions per week
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Furness General Hospital
Barrow In Furness
£41,158 - £76,751 Per Annum
Salary period
09/03/2021 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.

Job overview

We are seeking a Speciality Doctor 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.

Main duties of the job

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.


Working for our organisation

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.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

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, 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 1:8 and weekday 1:4.

We have facilities for Sialendoscopy, Balloon Sinuplasty, and Endoscopic ear surgery, Trans Nasal Oesophagoscopy, BAHA’s and DCR’s and 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. 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 doctor the opportunity to join us, develop and contribute towards excellence in patient care.

You must have full registration with the GMC with a licence to practice. 

The interview for this post will be held in the PM of 24th March 2021

Person specification

Education and qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Full GMC Registration with a licence to practice
Desirable criteria
  • Professional qualifications in ENT, Teaching, Research or education


Essential criteria
  • Experience in management of ENT
  • Experience of working in a multi disciplinary team

Skills, ability and knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary environment
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Empathy and sensitivity
Desirable criteria
  • Ability to impart knowledge and teach skills to others
  • Evidence of Leadership roles, training or abilities


Essential criteria
  • Wide range of training in surgery demonstrated with SAC log book

Research and development

Essential criteria
  • Understanding of research methodology and ethics / statistics
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of completion of audits.


Essential criteria
  • Commitment to both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training.
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of previous undergraduate teaching experience.
  • Experience of “problem based learning” systems.


Essential criteria
  • Ability to communicate well and work as a team with consultant colleagues and other professionals
  • Willingness to be involved in service development and operational management
  • Computer literacy.
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of engagement with the management process during training if possible

Personal Qualities

Essential criteria
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills, including the ability to manage time effectively.
  • Ability to travel between Trust sites if required
  • Flexible working and personality
Desirable criteria
  • Positive personality
  • Enthusiasm
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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