Consultant in ENT - General and Voice/Laryngology ENT

Brighton, Haywards Heath, Worthing
07 Sep 2018
07 Oct 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a substantive ENT consultant post within a highly cohesive and motivated department in the South East of England.

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals is the regional teaching hospital, with established links to the neighbouring University. We provide both general acute and tertiary services to Brighton and Hove, Mid Sussex and the south east of England. Working as one hospital across two sites in Brighton and Haywards Heath, we treat over half a million patients a year.

An enthusiastic ENT consultant is required to complement the existing consultant team at Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH) NHS Trust. This post is to replace a current Consultant position left vacant due to retirement. Work will be based at both Brighton and Worthing Hospitals.

An interest in voice/laryngology is highly desirable.

The appointed applicant will have an integral role in the head and neck tertiary multidisciplinary team and should have experience in both benign and malignant laryngology, adult airway and benign head and neck surgery. A prior fellowship in such would be advantageous.

Brighton and Sussex have a rapidly expanding transoral/airway service, including full laser facilities, which the appointee would be encouraged to develop across allied hospitals of both Royal Sussex County and Worthing district general hospital. Successful applicants would be expected to take part in the on-call rota for the department based on a 1:8 frequency.

The department prides itself on a cohesive and congenial working  relationship between 10 consultants, who collectively provide a comprehensive portfolio of general and specialist ENT services, including anterior/lateral skull base surgery, tertiary rhinology/otology, paediatric airway surgery, tertiary head and neck and craniofacial/reconstructive surgery.

The hospitals within Sussex have the advantage of unparalleled location between the South Downs and the coast, with the inexorable benefits this confers.

For enquires and informal visits please contact Mr Mike O’Connell, Lead Clinician for ENT, on Mike.O’ or Jane McNevin, Directorate Manager for Head and Neck, on

When completing the application form please ensure you complete the section relating to your CCT date. If you have already have your CCT please confirm when you will be on the GMC Specialist Register. Please be aware you only have 12 months from your CCT to join the specialist registrar otherwise you will have to go through the CESR Route.

In addition to supplying us with your referee details for the last 3 years please also provide us with the contact details of your Responsible Officer for Appraisal and Revalidation.

In the interest of equal opportunities, we want to make sure that information about candidates is provided in the same format so all applicants should fill in the standard application form on the NHS Jobs website and attach their CV. 

Please be aware that candidates will be informed by email of the outcome of their application.

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Closing date 7 October 2018

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