Are you looking for an exciting new challenge this year? Are you looking for an interesting and rewarding job with good work-life balance in a stunningly beautiful rural location within easy reach of the West Midlands conurbation? If so, we would like to welcome you to join our friendly, supportive, surgical team, working in close collaboration with our forward thinking team of 4 existing Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. We are looking for a Consultant with an interest in head and neck and skin cancer surgery to join our expanding Department supporting 520,000 people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid-Wales.
There is flexibility in the split of work between head and neck and skin cancer surgery,the job plan is currently remunerated at 11 PA’s.This is a replacement Post but with an opportunity to build up a new patient base in an established Head and Neck Unit that has been operating for over 20 years .
We are a friendly Department of 4 Consultant colleagues and are well supported by 4 experienced Speciality Doctors , 1 Specialist Registrar and 4 DCT’s.There are weekly head and neck and skin MDT meetings with close working relationships with Dermatology Oculoplastics and ENT colleagues
There is excellent Theatre and Department Nursing support together with comprehensive Maxillofacial Laboratory back up , including 3-D modelling. You will join a 1 in 5 on call Consultant rota with comprehensive 24 hour Junior and Middle Grade cover.
We are entering an exciting period here at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. We have been guaranteed more than £300 million pounds to develop our hospitals into two state of the art facilities that will offer greatly improved environments, more sustainable staffing and better facilities. It will make SaTH a better place to work, in turn making it a better place to receive care.
Over the last two years we have been building the foundations of a better future through our work with Virginia Mason and our own transforming care institute (TCI). We have introduced a leadership academy with more opportunities for development so all our leaders support, coach and perform at the highest levels, celebrate the hard work of our staff and recognise the wonderful improvements that are being made each and every day. This is a vital stepping-stone to ensure we are equipped for our better future and realising our vision of providing the safest and kindest care for our patients. Leadership is about supporting teams to be the best they can be. As we move forward together it is vital all our teams understand their important role in delivering this brighter future for everyone
Shropshire is a beautiful county located between the West Midlands and North Wales. Whilst rural and home to the Shropshire Hills it is anything but sleepy. The county is bustling with idyllic towns including Shrewsbury, Oswestry,Bridgnorth and Ludlow, with plenty to do regardless of your interests
We are ideally located between the north and the south making travelling around the UK extremely easy. As well as being only a short distance from major cities and busy transport links including Birmingham airport, our county also borders beautiful north Wales which is abundant in outdoor activities, brilliant beaches, and thrilling scenery.
Please take the time to read the attached Job Pack which includes the Job Description, Person Specification and further information on the department.
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For an informal discussion, please contact
Mr B Castling -Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon and Clinical Lead