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Consultant in Maxillofacial / Head and Neck Surgery

Job Reference: 358-1672193-CON

University Hospitals of Leicester
Maxillofacial Surgery
LRI, Leicester
£77,913 - £105,042 per an

Maxillofacial Consultant with Special interest in 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). On call commitments are required with the role.

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. Additionally applications must already be on the GDC register to be successful.

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.

For further details / informal visits contact:

We encourage interest applicants to contact Miss Hazel Busby-Earle; Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon / Head of Service 0116 258 6953 OR Mr Andrew Baker Maxillofacial Surgeon 0116 528 5300 for more information and an informal discussion.


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.

UK Registration

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

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