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Junior Clinical Fellow in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
East Grinstead
£51,017 a year DCT 3
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

The successful applicant will be exposed to elective and emergency oral and maxillofacial surgery patients and will gain experience in how to approach clinical situations starting from the initial consultation, making the diagnosis, to clerking and preparing the patients for theatre, post operative management and short, medium and long term follow-up in outpatient clinics.

This is a fixed term post for 12 months commencing 1st September 2023.

Main duties of the job

There is ample opportunity to gain experience in the diagnosis and treatment of the injured patient on Trauma and to gain experience on consultant led ward rounds, clinics and in consultant led theatre lists. There are departmental teaching sessions along with monthly clinical governance meetings in which the post holder is expected to actively participate.

Duties will also include general ward care, upkeep of medical records and involvement in clinical audit. The duties will be varied depending upon the exigencies of the service. Opportunities for research are available and successful candidates will be encouraged to participate.

The current rota commitment is 1:10 shift pattern which includes for prospective cover for colleagues study/annual leave and is part of a tiered rota pattern. Rota patterns can be subject to change according to the exigencies of the service and should they do so we will consult with you.

About us

Rated GOOD overall with outstanding care by the CQC. A specialist NHS hospital providing life-changing reconstructive surgery, burns care and rehabilitation services across the South of England and beyond.

A centre of excellence, with an international reputation for pioneering advanced techniques and treatments. Everything we do is informed by our passion for providing the highest quality care and the best clinical outcomes.

At QVH we are proud of our achievements and our specialist services continue to record excellent clinical outcomes for patients. We regularly receive excellent results from patient satisfaction surveys and on average 98% of inpatients say they would recommend the hospital to their family or friends.

Our success is underpinned by the skills and enthusiasm of our staff and a strong culture of partnership. We are fully committed to training and development of the workforce with support for continuing education and learning.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the role responsibilities and essential person criteria please see the attached Job Description

Person Specification



  • MBBS or BDS or equivalent medical degree Core Surgical Training Level 1 or above or equivalent at time of application
  • Eligible for full registration with the General Medical/Dental Council at the time of appointment and with a current licence to practice

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