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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/06/2020.

Maxillofacial Prosthetist/Reconstructive Scientist

Job Reference: 304-A-20-91704

Employer:
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£38,890 - £44,503

“Defined by our people”

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country, employing over 20,000 staff and treating over 2.8 million people per year. We have more than 2,700 beds across all our sites with the main hospital services being based at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and other services based at Birmingham Chest Clinic and Solihull community health premises.

As the Trust is a multi-site organisation you may be required to work at any of the Trust sites and you may need to change your normal place of work, either temporarily or on a permanent basis, as a result of development or reorganisation of Trust services.

UHB has an international reputation for its quality of care, information technology, clinical education and training and research and provides a wide range of services including highly specialised regional and national services. The Trust is a designated Major Trauma Centre, operates Europe’s largest Critical Care Unit and Organ Transplant Service and, through its hosting of the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, provides a full range of medical services to injured military personnel.

Our core purposes are excellent clinical quality, patient experience, workforce, research and innovation and our vision is “To Build Healthier Lives”.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: 0121 627 2000 and for Non-Medical (inc. Nursing) Ext. 16800, Doctors & Dentists Ext. 18384 or 18395, Bank posts 0121 371 8280.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders


This role is based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of Maxillofacial Prosthetist/Reconstructive Scientist who is suitably qualified and experienced to join our specialist and dynamic centre here at QEHB

Maxillofacial Prosthetist/Reconstructive Scientist HCS

The regional department delivers a full range of Maxillofacial Prosthetics and is an accredited centre for training through the National School of Healthcare Sciences, as part of the National Scientific Training Programme ( Reconstructive Science) The department is well equipped with a wide range of specialised technologies and Software.

There will be opportunities for research and development as part of career pathway.

The department has a dedicated Biomedical Technician along with a Polyjet printer, digital scanners, FDM/PLA printers to allow for Custom PSI Implants and associated specialties. Dedicated 3D planning suite and 3D printing department.

The department is committed to incorporating new technologies within our working practices. The candidate must be highly motivated and be prepared to fit in with team requirements and full training will be given in all areas of practice to ensure full competency.

Consideration will be given to a Dental Technology graduate who wishes to pursue a career in MaxilloFacial Prosthetics at an MSc level.

The University Hospital Birmingham has on site:

Maxillofacial Department

ENT Department

Regional Neurosciences

Radiotherapy and Oncology Centre

Major Trauma Centre, Level 1

Regional Plastic and Burns Surgery Unit

Head and Neck Cancer Centre

Centre for Defence Medicine

Supra-Regional Craniofacial Unit

Regional Cleft Unit

Cyber Knife

There are strong links with Birmingham Children’s Hospital and other local hospitals.

 




All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Successful candidates will be automatically enrolled onto the Trust staff bank UHB+.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.

Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc. will be given.

Internal applicants who are interested in accessing professional support for interview preparation should read the attached Aspire document.


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.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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