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Specialty Doctor

Job Reference: 358-1728483-MED-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£39,060.00 - £72,840.00 P

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is currently seeking to appoint a Specialty Doctor in the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery. The post will be based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, to commence as soon as possible.

The successful candidate must possess full GDC registration.

The Maxillofacial Department is a busy and expanding department, which undertakes the full range of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery services in Leicestershire for a population approaching one million. There is a large volume of routine oral surgical referrals and maxillofacial trauma. Special interests of the department include Head and Neck Oncology, Oral and Facial Reconstruction, Facial Deformity – including Cleft Lip and Palate problems, and Oral and Craniofacial Implants.

The post holder will have a service commitment, particularly performing dento-alveolar surgery and working in the Outpatient Department both at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and in peripheral clinics in the market towns around Leicestershire. The timetable will be agreed with the post holder to reflect the demands of the service. The post holder would be expected to work flexibly. Duties of the post may include teaching of junior staff, nurses or students. The post holder will be encouraged to develop a special interest.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Please contact Ms Busby-Earle Head of Service, Consultant in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Leicester Royal Infirmary, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. Tel: (0116) 258 6953.

Closing Date: 20/09/2019

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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