Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Worcester, Worcestershire
16 May 2018
10 Jun 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon – With an Interest in Dentofacial Deformity and Cutaneous Malignacy

Applications are invited for full time Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with a specialist interest in dentofacial deformity and cutaneous malignancy. This post is a replacement post for retiring colleague and we are looking to recruit a proactive and motivated colleague to join a well-established, enthusiastic maxillofacial team. Along with dentofacial deformity the responsibilities of the post will include management of patients with cutaneous malignancies and general maxillofacial surgery. The post will include an on-call commitment of 1:6 general on call with prospective cover for annual and study leave. Opportunities exist to include non-clinical roles to support the work of the department for appropriate applicant. The post will be based at Worcestershire Royal Hospital where acute services and inpatient facilities are centered, but include multi-site working as part of a two county service (Herefordshire and Worcestershire)

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust serves a population of approximately 570,000. It employs 6000 staff and comprises of three hospitals located at Worcester, Kidderminster and Redditch. The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery service covers the counties of Worcestershire and Herefordshire, giving an extended population base of 800,000.

The Oral and Maxillofacial Department is staffed by six Consultants in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, three Consultant Orthodontists, and there are close links with ENT, Dermatology and Clinical Oncology/Radiotherapy at the Worcestershire Oncology Centre. The department’s activities are supported by an on-site maxillofacial laboratory which offers a wide range of prosthetic and reconstructive expertise and also provides on call technical assistance. We are a training unit for both OMFS Speciality Registrars and Dental Core Trainees have enjoyed very positive feedback from our trainees over an extended period.

Worcestershire is a beautiful county, with a thriving hub and stunning recreational facilities, offering culture, music and an expanse of new housing developments and top rated schools. It is an excellent location to live and work, located centrally to the heart of England with easy access to Birmingham, Gloucester, Cheltenham and good transport links to London and the North and both Worcester and Redditch enjoy good connections by road and rail to Birmingham, Wales, the South West and London.

Enquiries should be made via Mr Kieron McVeigh, Clinical Lead for Oral and Maxilliofacial Surgery on 01905 733077 email Alternatively, please click the apply button.

Closing date: 10th June 2018

Interview date: 24th July 2018

Important information about your application

  • You must fulfil all of the essential criteria in the person specification
  • References from current and previous employers must cover at least three years
  • Due to the large number of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • All correspondence will be sent through NHS Jobs, so please check NHS jobs and your email account regularly
  • If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion
  • By accepting a position within our Trust you agree that the Occupational Health Department can access your occupational health records from your current or previous employer in order to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. This is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to your taking up the position with us.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and supports flexible working. We offer excellent learning and development opportunities, career progression, and are part of the NHS pension scheme. All of our sites are completely smokefree.

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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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants