Associate Specialist ENT

Warwick, Warwickshire
£53,169.00 to £87,527.00
12 Mar 2018
25 Mar 2018
Career Level
Associate specialist
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Hello, we are South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust. Thank you for having a look at one of our vacancies. We think this is a great place to work and hope that by looking through our information you will agree. 

We provide services across Warwickshire ranging from Hospitals in Warwick, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa and Shipston-on Stour to Community Services across the whole county. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. Over 4000 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don’t need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare. 

The first thing you will notice about us is how we take our values seriously. We believe that our values underpin everything we do. If you are interested in a role with us you need to make sure our values match your own.

Our values can be summed up in one sentence. We are ‘Trusted to provide safe, effective and compassionate care’. Throughout the recruitment process you will asked to think about how you demonstrate these values and how they impact on your work. It doesn’t matter what role you do, whether it is patient facing or not, we are all working in the same way with our values at the core. 

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We are looking for an enthusiastic, team centric, patient focused, forward thinking individual who will join our department to complement the existing ENT team in South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust. Warwickshire is a county steeped in history and culture. There are excellent local schools and nearby Leamington Spa was recently voted the happiest place to live in the country!

The role

The ENT Department at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust are looking to appoint an Associate Specialist who can assist in the provision of ENT / Head & Neck Services in the locality. Candidates for this role must have FRCS in Otolaryngology, GMC registration and recent experience within the NHS.

The Department

The Adult Inpatient Unit is situated on 23 Hour and Hatton Wards and Paediatric on MacGregor Ward. All in patient care is at Warwick Hospital.

Outpatients Services

Full Outpatient services are provided at the Warwick Hospital, Stratford Hospital and Ellen Badger Hospital. The Associate Specialist will undertake Clinics at Warwick Hospital and may on occasions be required to attend clinics at other sites.

The individual will provide a general ENT service but will also need to complement existing services as well as help development of new areas.

The unit is diagnostic for Head and Neck Cancer.

Operating Theatres

All inpatient work is undertaken at Warwick Hospital where theatres are fully equipped with new microscopes, Stortz endoscopes and general equipment for FESS nasal and sinus surgery.

Day Case Surgery

Day case surgery for adults and children is carried out at Warwick Hospital in a dedicated Day Unit.

Audiology Department

There are fully equipped Audiology Departments for adults at Warwick, Stratford and Ellen Badger Hospitals. All Paediatric and diagnostic paediatric audiology is undertaken at Woodloes Paediatric Audiology Suite, based at Woodloes Primary School which is an area dedicated for assessments and rehabilitation.

Speech therapy

We have 2 speech therapists who provide an excellent service and attend the voice clinic. There is a swallowing assessment team who undertake FEES and video fluoroscopic assessments of swallow. We have a good hospital and community dietetics service.

Other departments

We have close working relations with the Haematology, Respiratory and Rheumatology departments

Our Hospitals

These are located in Warwick Hospital, Stratford Hospital, Royal Leamington Spa Rehabilitation Hospital and Ellen Badger Hospital and are brimming with exemplary teams of hardworking individuals.

We want you to find out more about the department and our hospitals, and we invite you to contact us with any questions you may have on or even arrange a visit.

Closing date: Sunday, 25 March 2018. Interterview date: Thursday, 19 April 2018.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Appointments to visit the Trust should be arranged with:

Mr David E Phillips, Consultant ENT Surgeon / Clinical Director

Mr Scott E Henney, Consultant ENT Surgeon

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We aim to short list all roles within a week of the closing date. We will contact you via email as to the outcome of your application following this. 

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South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer and does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the grounds of any protected characteristic as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

All South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust sites are smoke free. We feel it’s a great way to help our patients, visitors and staff stay healthy.

The Trust is part of a ‘Foundation Group’ through a strategic alliance with Wye Valley NHS Trust. This partnership is great for the sustainability of both organisations and allows us to share learning and maximise opportunities to ensure the delivery of high quality health and care services for our local populations.

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.

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