Locum Consultant in General ENT Surgeon (ENT & Otology)

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
19 Jun 2023

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Other allied health
Full Time
Applications are invited for the post ofLocum Consultant ENT Surgeon at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust. This is a fixed term contract for 1 year. The workload will be general ENT and otology. There will be involvement in general elective and emergency paediatric care as part of a general ENT on-call.

This locum post will join in an established team of eight Consultant staff providing a comprehensive service to the population of Plymouth, South Devon and East Cornwall.

Main duties of the job

Applications are invited for a position as a Locum Consultant ENT Surgeon who will undertake general ENT at University Hospital Plymouth. This is a cohesive and friendly department , and we look forward to welcoming the successful applicant to our team.

The workload will include adult and paediatric general ENT as dictated by the needs of the department. The successful applicant would be expected to provide a general service for elective work, and to cover the general emergency ENT workload out of hours on a rota basis (currently 1:7). The post is initially for a period of 6 months but may be extended.

The ENT Department has strong links with the Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and an interest in undergraduate teaching. There are also ample opportunities for research.

About us

We are a people business - where every member of staff matters and can make a difference. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Joining University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust means becoming part of a team of dedicated staff, who are committed to leading the way through innovation, clinical excellence and great customer care. The Trust has great opportunities for career development in a highly progressive working environment. We offer all of this in a vibrant, modern city with a historic reputation for adventure. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION WILL BE ELECTRONIC, PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT REGULARLY. If you have any issues with applying online and need additional support including reasonable adjustments with the application process please contact the recruitment team on 01752 432100. We recognise that work life balance is important for our colleagues and so we invite requests from applicants around less than full time/flexible working for our advertised roles. Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss this prior to your application submission. We commit to giving this full consideration in each case. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles, as diversity strengthens our teams. It is sometimes necessary to close vacancies before the closing date. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Outpatient clinics per week

Operating list per week

Contribution to governance/CME/departmental meetings/audit/research etc

Ward round

On calls

Person Specification



  • Education qualification and training

Knowledge and skills


  • Essential and/or desirable criteria achieved

specialist skills


  • Essential and/or desirable criteria achieved

Communicatio and interpersonal skills


  • Essential and/or desirable criteria achieved

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust


Derriford Hospital

Derriford Road



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