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Consultant Orthodontist

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NHS AYRSHIRE AND ARRAN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL CROSSHOUSE AYRSHIRE SCOTLAND CONSULTANT ORTHODONTIST MD/453/16 This post is based at University Hospital Crosshouse Kilmarnock and is a replacement Consultant post. The successful candidate will be part of a District General Hospital team of three Consultant Orthodontists four Consultants in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery one part-time Consultant in Restorative Dentistry and seven ENT Surgeon's who make up the Head and Neck Directorate. The department provides treatment on an area basis for a population of approximately 375000. Ayrshire is situated in south west Scotland with beautiful scenery excellent golf courses and opportunities for sailing and other recreational activities with good links to Glasgow which only 40 minutes to the north. The patient care provided by the NHS Ayrshire and Arran Hospital Orthodontic Service has evolved as the provision of specialist orthodontic primary care treatment has increased over the last 10 years. The Orthodontic Unit delivers treatment for complex cases and those requiring multidisciplinary care. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out a wide range of orthodontic treatment appropriate to the work of the department. Specialist interests or skills will be welcomed and encouraged. The Department has expertise in Orthognathic Surgery Surgical and Orthodontic management of impacted teeth (managed on regular joint operating lists) Cleft lip and Palate Non surgical management of TMD Hypodontia and Breathing Dyspraxia. There is excellent support from the on-site Oral Facial laboratory chairside nursing and 2 very experienced Orthodontic therapists. The Terms and Conditions of service are those determined by the New Consultant Contract (Scotland) 2004 and up to 10 programmed activity sessions. Opportunities may exist for extra programmed activities subject to service requirements. Applications from individuals who may wish to work fewer programmed activities are welcomed. Appropriately experienced applicants must have full GDC Registration and be on the GDC Specialist List in Orthodontics having undergone higher specialist training or able to demonstrate equivalent training and experience. Applicants wishing further information about the post are invited to contact Mr David Morrant Consultant Orthodontist Tel: ( ( Phone number removed ) ) with whom visiting arrangements can also be made. In addition you may wish to speak to Andrew Whymark Clinical Director on  ( Phone number removed ) . Applications in the form of a current CV with supporting documentary evidence of your entry onto the GDC Specialist List and/or equivalent training experience: along with the names and addresses (postal and email) of 2 referees including your current and most recent line manager and Sections 1 -6 of the Job Pack should be submitted to: ( Email address removed ) no later than 1 Novemeber 2016 (noon). The interviews have been scheduled for 2 December 2016. Please Quote Ref No: MD/453/16. Job Packs including job description are available for download at Details of all our Medical and Dental posts can be found at You can obtain further information about the organisation at We are in the process of amending the online application form. Please note that the current online application form requests that you supply information regarding sickness absence. Please do not complete this section as this information does not form part of the initial selection process.

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