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Clinical Fellow in Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery

Job Description

Mid Essex Hospitals Trust is a District General Hospital in the East of England providing acute services to the people of the Mid Essex region and has a positive and successful approach to developing and delivering excellence in health care.

At our best we are a kind, professional, positive, team and these are reflected in the Trust's values and behaviours. The Trust believes in investing in our staff and helping them to uphold our values to the highest standard.

Employing over 4,000 people with vast amount of experience, skill and expertise, employee performance is something we pride ourselves on and we are always looking to welcome new individuals to our dynamic and caring staff community.

Situated in the heart of Essex, Broomfield Hospital is conveniently located in the City of Chelmsford, Essex just 35 minutes train journey to London Liverpool Street and 30 minutes to London Stansted Airport. Chelmsford offers vibrant options for shopping and leisure activities as well as a variety of family friendly attractions. Essex boasts unrivaled countryside, wonderful surrounding parks and landscapes as well as a vast coasltline.

Essex Oral and Facial Multidisciplinary Network

Clinical Fellow in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (StR equivalent)

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Essex Oral & Facial Multidisciplinary Network to recruit a Clinical Fellow in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery. This post is available to start immediately and offers the opportunity for the appointee to be part of a developing oral & maxillofacial services network in Essex,

The enriched network relationship will allow for clinical activity to be concentrated at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford with sessions and responsibilities at Colchester General and Southend University Hospitals. Broomfield Hospital will serve as the hub for the network with all emergency and inpatient activity taking place there. Broomfield Hospital also serves as the hub for Head and Neck Cancer Services in Essex of which the maxillofacial service is an integral part.

The new network provides an oral & maxillofacial surgery and orthodontic service to a population of approximately 13 million in North Essex (Colchester), Mid Essex (Chelmsford), South Essex (Basildon) and Southeast Essex (Southend).

The appointment will be for a Senior Clinical Fellow post in Maxillofacial Surgery for a fixed term of 12 months from commencement with a view to extend if mutually agreed. The out of hours (5pm -9am) on-call rota is 1 in 6, 2nd on call non-resident. The on-call requires the post holder to cover acute sites at Mid Essex Hospitals where all care is centralised out of hours. The rota is EWTD compliant. The post holder will take part in provision of care for the in-patients, perioperative care of patients undergoing surgery. The post-holder will have opportunity to gain Maxillofacial experience in both clinics and theatre, as well as regularly participating in audit and publications.

There is excellent opportunity to participate in training, research and audits in the Department.

Candidates must be hold a dental qualification and be eligible for full registration with the General Dental Council. Candidates who hold a medical degree with full GMC registration with a license to practice and have qualified with a dental degree on their way to full training in oral & maxillofacial surgery will also benefit immensely from the experience offered by this position and would be welcome to apply.

Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust is committed to the highest standards of recruitment to ensure we attract and employ the very best of candidates..

For an informal discussion, please contact Mr Vyomesh Bhatt (Consultant OMFS and Interim Network Lead)

All correspondence including shortlisting notification and invitation to interview is to be completed online via NHS Jobs. Please ensure you provide email addresses of your current and previous employer referees.

MEHT contracts are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period.

All Registered Nurse/Midwife/Theatre Practitioner or ODP you will be required to take a Drug Calculation Test. (please note 100% pass mark required)

All HCA/HCSW/MCA will be required to take a Literacy and Numeracy test (80% pass required) as part of the pre employment process.

This vacancy is open to all applicants, although priority will be given to existing NHS at Risk employees working in Essex who meet the essential criteria.

In order to streamline recruitment within our Trust some of our vacancies may expire prior to the advertised closing date. This is in line with the Department of Health's policy. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and as all communication will be done online, please give e-mail addresses for referees.

Please note that the Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. Applicants who consider they have a disability will be shortlisted for interview if they meet the essential criteria. We also operate strict screening procedures for posts with access to vulnerable adults and children.

Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust is also a MINDFUL EMPLOYER®. Please be advised that if the post you are applying for requires any level of Professional Qualification (e.g. A-Levels, Degree etc) or Professional Registration (e.g. Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Medical Council etc) you will be required to bring evidence of this qualification or registration with you to interview. Failure to do so may result in your application being withdrawn.

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 (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require 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 Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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.

UK Registration

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

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