Cleft Surgeon 

Liverpool, Merseyside
£76,761 to £103,490
16 Jun 2017
06 Jul 2017
Career Level
Trust / Career grade
Contract Type
Part Time

Cleft Lip and Palate Network 

The Cleft Lip and Palate Network are looking to recruit a substantive Cleft Surgeon to work 5PA sessions per week, based at Alder Hey NHS Foundation Trust, but delivering cleft care across the Liverpool and Manchester network. 

Alder Hey NHS Foundation Trust and Central Manchester &Manchester Children’s University Hospitals NHS Trust are designated as the sites for paediatric cleft lip and palate surgery for the single North West of England, Isle of Man and North Wales service. There are currently 2 Consultant Cleft Surgeons in Manchester and in 2 in Liverpool. A vacancy has however arisen for a Consultant Cleft Surgeon in Liverpool due to a change in one of the Consultant Cleft Surgeons job plan and an increasing workload within the service. You will provide diagnosis, treatment planning and surgery for children and young people born with cleft lip and/or palate and non-cleft velopharyngealin competence. 

All the programmed activities will be worked at Alder Hey Hospital, but it is envisaged that in the future you will also provide an outreach service to Wales with a facility to treat adult patients with clefts at Aintree University Hospitals NHS Trust or St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust. 

For interested candidates please contact in the first instance: Mr Simon Van Eeden, Clinical Director of the Cleft Lip and Palate Network – 

Dr Susana Dominguez-Gonzalez, Clinical Director of Cleft, Dental, Max Fax and Orthodontic Services Alder Hey NHS Foundation Trust –

Application forms and a job description can be downloaded by clicking the apply button.

Closing date: 6th July 2017.
Interview date: 4th September 2017.

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