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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/02/2020.

Locum Consultant in Restorative Dentistry

Job Reference: 234-MS1330-A

Employer:
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Restorative Dentistry
Location:
Oral Surgery, Norwich
Salary:
£79,860 to £107,668 pa

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:

People-focused: We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.

Respect: We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.

Integrity: We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.

Dedication: We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.

Excellence: We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.

Wish you were here..? Take a look at our recruitment brochure under the 'Further links' section to find out more about our Hospital and what we have to offer


Applications are invited for the post of Locum Consultant in Restorative Dentistry in the Oral Health Department at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

This is a full or part time, one year fixed term post and has been created to cover the service to head and neck patients during the period until a substantive consultant can be appointed.

The appointee will work within a wider team of Consultants in OMFS (head and neck and orthognathic), oncology (head and neck), orthodontics and plastic Surgery (Cleft) providing multidisciplinary care. Working effectively with the Out-patient Sister, Operations Manager and Service Director to support and expand the existing restorative dentistry service at the Norfolk and Norwich hospital.

The Department of Oral Health includes the specialties of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Restorative Dentistry and Oral and Maxillofacial Prosthetics. Our immediate catchment population is in excess of 600,000. The department has close working links with both the James Paget hospital in Gt Yarmouth (JPH) and the Queen Elizabeth hospital (QEH) in Kings Lynn. The head and neck MDT has a catchment population of 1.4 million people and includes QEH, JPH and part of the catchment for the new Ipswich and Colchester hospitals trust ESNEFT. The head and neck team is one of the larger units in the country. We are a sub-regional centre for facial deformity providing combined Orthognathic treatment with one of the highest throughputs regionally and the least complications. The department is part of the centralized hub and spoke framework for management of Cleft Lip and Palate with monthly clinics and close liaison with Plastic Surgery, Clinical Psychology, Maxillofacial Surgery, Restorative Dentistry Speech and language Therapy, Paediatrics and Paediatric Dentistry. The department is recognised as a centre for specialist training to St3 and St8 level in oral and maxillofacial surgery and orthodontics. The orthodontic trainees also have close links with Kings College, London.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a full range of acute clinical services through the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (1,000 beds) and Cromer and District Hospital, including more specialist services such as oncology and radiotherapy, neonatology, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, rheumatology, paediatric medicine and surgery.

Our staff of over 7,000 treat more than one million patients; people from Norfolk, neighbouring counties and further afield. Our patients are referred to us by around 100 local GP practices but also from other acute hospitals and primary care trusts around the country.

As a university teaching hospital we have developed our research and development strategy in partnership with the University of East Anglia.

We also work closely with our partners on the Norwich Research Park and Norwich Radiology Academy to take forward our ambitious targets for research and development.

For informal enquiries please contact Mr Richard Sisson, Service Director on 01603 286286.




The Job Description provides details of responsibilities and requirements for this role. Please use your supporting statement to demonstrate how you meet the person specification.

DBS: If this post involves working with children or vulnerable adults the application form will ask for information regarding previous convictions as you will be required to undertake a Criminal Record and Barring Check known as a DBS check.

If you are a new employee or registering with the Staff Bank you will need to meet the cost of this unless your salary is less than point 9 of AfC.

NHS Service: Should you be appointed to the post we will need to establish any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT and we will accept the submission of your application as your agreement to this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship – (not apprenticeships): We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available.

UK Registration: You will need to have current UK professional registration where this is a requirement of the role.

Application: All our communication with you regarding your application will be by e-mail so please check your e-mails (and Spam) regularly.

We value equality in our team and recruit from all sections of the community. We recognise there is a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and if you meet the minimum criteria detailed in the person specification and have a disability, you may wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme by indicating this in the relevant section on your application.

Data Protection: A privacy notice detailing how we will handle your data is attached to this advert as a document. Your application will be transferred to our recruitment management system (Trac) once the advert has closed and you will receive notification then detailing how Trac will handle your data.


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


UK Registration

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



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