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Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Oral Surgery & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro. This a 10 PA post with an option to negotiate up to 12 PA’s
The successful applicant will support the dynamic delivery of growing Maxillo-Facial and oral surgery services to the population of Cornwall. The post will be based in the dedicated maxillo-facial, oral surgery and orthodontics unit at RCH, in Truro providing an exciting opportunity to work within a committed team, alongside 3 Consultants in Maxillo-Facial & Oral Surgery and 1 Consultant Orthodontist, a strong team of staff grade and junior doctors, nursing and administration staff. There will be a requirement to undertake clinical duties at West Cornwall Hospital, St Michael’s Hospital and other locations across the county.
Cornwall is a beautiful county which offers an outstanding quality of life and providing many opportunities for outdoor activities, with its sailing waters, surfing beaches and rugged coastal pathways for walking, and cycling. There is a thriving arts and theatre scene as well as an interesting variety of eating places, including celebrity-owned restaurants within Cornwall. The major route both in and out of the county is the A30 which connects with the M5 motorway at Exeter. There is an excellent rail service with daily passenger and sleeper services, and an airport at Newquay with daily connections to many cities throughout the UK and abroad.
Applicants are expected to have experience of orthognathic and skin cancer surgery and be able to manage busy adult and paediatric outpatient and operating lists. The post requires strong team working, both at consultant level and with the wider multi-disciplinary team.
You will be fully registered with the GDC/GMC. Applicants are required to be on the GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of their expected date of receipt of CCT or equivalent at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Mr Stephen Adcock, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, email ( Email address removed ) or telephone ( Phone number removed )
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 Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post.
Benefits include optional pension and life assurance. The Trust has a dedicated Childcare Co-ordination Team who can support and advise staff on childcare related issues.
We are committed to ensuring our staff are developed, engaged and supported to work in different ways to support a changing environment in which we operate and deliver services
The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust is a non-smoking organisation. Smoking will not be permitted on any of the sites.
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Non Medical vacancies: In submitting an application form, you authorise Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.
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.
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.
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