Consultant in Orthodontics
CONSULTANT IN ORTHODONTICS
Applications are invited for a Consultant Orthodontist. This is a new Consultant position to help with increasing demands on the service. All aspects of secondary care orthodontics are practiced with an emphasis on multidisciplinary cases including Orthognathic surgery, hypodontia and cleft lip and palate. Combined clinics are held in conjunction with the regional cleft team, a combined Orthognathic clinic with the Maxillofacial Surgeons and joint clinics with the Consultant in Restorative Dentistry are undertaken. There is the opportunity for the successful candidate to help develop the Orthodontic service with the current team with respect to both the casemix of treatments performed and the catchment area and volume of cases passing through the unit.
This post will be supported by a Full time Consultant, an Orthodontic therapist, Clinical Assistant, Hygienist and Nursing staff and the Maxillofacial Laboratory. Funding has been made available to train a further Orthodontic Therapist.
The Orthodontic department is located in the purpose built department providing up to date facilities at Castle Hill Hospital.
The Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has an annual budget of circa £500 million, employs approximately 9,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.2 million. The Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute services from three hospital sites and we are committed to the continuous development of services for the benefit of patients and to providing a comprehensive service of the highest possible quality.
The East Riding of Yorkshire provides a rural environment with beautiful countryside and coastline with high quality affordable housing and good travel links to the rest of the region and country via motorway network, rail and air.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Mr K Achal, Consultant Orthodontist Tel: 01482 623247, E-mail Kulraj.Achal@hey.nhs.uk or Mr Robert Goddard, Clinical Lead for OMFS Tel: 01482 623729. E mail Robert.Goddard@hey.nhs.uk
Application forms are available from Laura Jardine, Human Resources Department, Castle Hill Hospital Laura.Jardine@hey.nhs.uk quoting the relevant reference number.