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Trust Clinical Fellow (ST3+) - ENT

Job Reference: 358-2920615-MED

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£49,036 per annum

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Musculoskeletal and Surgical Specialities Clinical Business Unit

Department of ENT Surgery

Head and Neck Fellow (ST8 level)

Otology & Balance Fellow (ST8 level)

Applications are invited for a Head and Neck Fellow and Otology & Balance Fellow at ST8 Level in ENT Surgery based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. These are successful candidates will work closely with our experienced consultants enhancing their surgical skills to a level that will enable independent practice as a consultant in this area of ENT surgery. The appointment is 12 months.

The ENT Head and Neck team perform all aspects of open and endoscopic resections for malignant and benign conditions including salivary gland and thyroid/parathyroid surgery. They work in close collaboration with colleagues from Plastic, Maxillofacial, Upper GI, Thoracic surgery and Endocrine surgery.

The Otology team perform all aspects of middle ear surgery and run the nationally acclaimed Leicester Balance Centre. There is a busy mastoidectomy practice for both cholesteatoma and CSOM with exposure to traditional and endoscopic techniques, and dedicated adult and paediatric BAHA programmes. There will be opportunities to undertake ossicular and stapes surgeries, as well as most middle and external ear procedures. The Balance Centre in Leicester hosts some 7,000 appointments per year and will allow the Fellow to learn advanced assessment techniques as well as management. A number of major research projects are on-going in particular in respect of intra-tympanic therapies. Leicester is also one of only 4 dedicated PCD units in England.

This post is designed as a post CCT position, but those nearing completion of their specialist training programme or equivalent will be considered. Please note however that this period may not be accredited for training by the Royal College of Surgeons.

The appointment will be at the grade of ST8 for both daily clinical work and for on-call work. The Department serves the entire Leicestershire area with a number of sub-specialty interests being represented. There are also close links with the Leicester University Medical School

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMr F J UddinJob titleConsultant ENT SurgeonTelephone number0116 258 5742Additional contact information

For further information about this post, or to visit the Department, please contact Mr F J Uddin, Consultant ENT Surgeon, Leicester Royal Infirmary, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW, Tel (0116) 258 5742.

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

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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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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