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Specialty Doctor in Otolaryngology (ENT Surgery)

Specialty Doctor

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Ear, Nose and Throat
Specialty Doctor
Full time 10 PA's per week
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King's Mill Hospital
£37,923 - £70,718 per annum
08/07/2019 23:59

Sherwood Forest Hospitals (SFH) We are a multiple award-winning, modern and friendly trust, with a growing reputation for providing outstanding care across our three hospitals and in the Mid Nottinghamshire community. We have a stable leadership team, a clear sense of direction and we are working very closely with our health and local authority partners in the Mid Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership (ICP), to deliver a better future for the population we serve. Our staff and volunteers strive to ensure patients are at the centre of our decision making.

At SFH we value our staff.  We know happy, well supported staff provide high quality care to patients. We want all patients to receive the level of care we expect our friends and family to receive and we are making progress with this aim. We have the highest staff engagement scores across the Midlands and in 2018 the Care Quality Commission assessed us as Good Overall and Outstanding for the Care we provide.

We offer a growing range of staff benefits, excellent training facilities and a modern, well equipped working environment. We are committed to supporting colleagues to maximise their potential and enjoy satisfying careers, underpinned by our staff health and wellbeing strategy; ‘Happy, Healthy, Here’. 

If our vision and values appeal to you, now is the time to join #Team SFH. 


A whole time (hence 10 PAs) Specialty Doctor in Otolaryngology for Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, based at the King’s Mill Hospital, Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, is required. The post holder would be required to undertake clinical and operative work in all aspects of ENT. The post holder may also be required to do sessions at Newark Hospital and potentially at other outreach clinics in the future.

The appointee will join an existing team of consultants and middle grade doctors providing a comprehensive service to the western part of North Nottinghamshire and, in particular, the residents of Mansfield, Ashfield and Newark Districts. This is an enthusiastic department with all consultants and middle grade doctors providing general ENT services with specialist interests.  The post holder will demonstrate a wide range of skills and will be asked to work flexibly within the department. 

The successful candidate will be expected to be aware of local policies and procedures and comply with the standing orders and standing financial instructions of this Trust

The successful candidate would be joining the Head and Neck Service at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust at an exciting time and you could play a full part. In doing so you would be shaping your local service, developing your leadership and managerial potential. We’re looking to expand our service including theatre capacity and offering outreach community ENT service.

This is a full-time position but candidates wishing to work part-time or in a job-share are encouraged to apply. If a part-time or job-share person is appointed modification of the job content will be discussed with the appointee on a personal basis.  They will be required to devote substantially the whole of his/her time for the appointed sessions to the duties of the post and to give them priority at these times.


Candidates for the post must be registered with the GMC at the time of appointment and be eligible to work in the NHS.



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you wish to join our team or find out more about the role you are welcome to contact Mr. Alagappan Chidambaram, Consultant and Head of Service for Head and Neck for an informal chat on 01623 622515 ext. 3769/ 6171.