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Locum Consultant in Maxillofacial / Head and Neck Surgery

Job Reference: 358-2925562-MED-D

University Hospitals of Leicester
Consultant in Maxillofacial / Head and Neck Surgery
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£82,096 - £110,683 Per Annum

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

Locum Consultant in Maxillofacial / Head and Neck Surgery

Applications are invited for the above post to join our Maxillofacial team. The successful candidate will join the existing team of 4 Consultants (2 head and neck consultants).

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is one of the largest and busiest teaching hospitals in England, being made up of three hospitals after joining together in 2000; The General, The Glenfield and the Royal Infirmary. UHL employees over 10,000 staff to treat a diverse population of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland which is a growing population of nearly one million, as well as the neighbouring cities populations of two to three million.

We deliver a high quality of specialist care in particular; cancer, renal and cardiac services, having both a national and international reputation. We are at the forefront of many research programmes and new surgical procedures including the research into diabetes, genetics, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases and the keyhole heart valve surgery. Due to working closely with local universities we play a vital role in teaching the next generation of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

Our location offers the opportunity to balance a quality lifestyle with a very rewarding working career. The hospital is 40 minutes from Nottingham East Midland Airport with easy road and rail access for wider Midlands and Northern areas. Leicestershire and Rutland offer areas of natural beauty and some excellent schools all within a short distance of the hospital.

Applications must already be on the GMC specialist register or be eligible for a certificate of completion of speciality training within 6 months of the interview.

An enhanced police criminal records disclosure will be requested for this role by the Trust in the event of successful application due to the post being regulated by; The Protection of Children Act 199, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and the Care Standards Act 2000.

We encourage interest applicants to contact Mr Andrew Baker, Consultant in Maxillofacial / Head and Neck Surgery - 0116 258 6953 for more information and an informal discussion.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Mr Andrew Baker

Job title Consultant in Maxillofacial / Head and Neck Surgery

Email address

Telephone number 0116 258 6953

Additional contact information

Sarah Turner, General Manager

07984 471839


Catherine Shepherd, Service Manger

07950 893487

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

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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 (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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