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Locum Consultant in Otolaryngology

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum pro rata
Closing date
28 Feb 2024

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Other allied health
Full Time
This a new full-time post to provide Locum Consultant cover at James Paget University Hospital in Otolaryngology for a 12 month fixed term period. The appointee will support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service, whereby all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate JPUH's Trust Values and also demonstrate behaviours that support and encourage an inclusive culture.

A candidate who is unable for personal reasons to undertake the duties of a whole-time post will receive equal consideration. If such a candidate is appointed the job content will be modified as appropriate in consultation with consultant colleagues and local management.

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. Additionally, people with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working.

Main duties of the job

This is a full time (10PA) post for a locum consultant based at the James Paget University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (JPUH). We are interested in candidates that have undergone comprehensive ear, nose and throat training and who have an interest in general Otolaryngology.

The appointee will be participating in a 1 in 8 weekday on-calls, and 1 in 11 weekends on-call.

The ENT Departments based at NNUH and the James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (JPUH) have recently been joined under the Norfolk and Waveney Acute Services Integration Project (ASIP) with NNUH being appointed as the lead provider. It is expected that there will be increasing collaboration of ENT service covering the Norfolk and Waveney area.

The ENT Department at the JPUH provides a comprehensive ENT service for the local population. There is an up-to-date outpatient department with video-microscopy and endoscopy equipment. The department is staffed by senior specialist ENT nurses, and senior audiologists. Specialist paediatric audiology services are available, and the department has facilities for full audio-vestibular investigations. There is a well-established hearing therapy service.

About us

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N& N Hospitals Charity

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description for the full details of the post and the person specification.

Full GMC with licence to practise required on application.

Person Specification



  • Full GMC Registration
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register Via o CCT (Proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of the interview) o CESR or o European Community Rights o MBBS (or equivalent)
  • FRCS (ORL-HNS) (or equivalent).


  • Diploma of Medical Education (or equivalent).
  • Higher academic degree MD, PhD (or equivalent).

Experience & Knowledge


  • Applicants who are Nationals from another European country or elsewhere overseas would have to show equivalence to the 5 years training period in the National Health Service required for the specialty.
  • Training and expertise in children's safeguarding
  • Good working knowledge and experience of up-to-date otolaryngology.


  • Subspecialty Fellowship in Paediatric Otolaryngology.
  • Substantial teaching experience within academic surgical environment.
  • Experience in research or published papers in area of special interest.

Knowledge, Ability & Skills


  • Ability to organize and prioritise workload.
  • Capable of working in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Enthusiasm for service development and teaching.
  • A specialist interest in, or agreement to train in, Paediatric Otology


  • Previous responsibility for service improvement.
  • Management skills.
  • Participation in audit.
  • Record of ability to secure independent funding for research.
  • Specialist Interest in Paediatric Otolaryngology

Personal Qualities


  • Flexible outlook on working hours.
  • Must live within a 15-mile radius of the base Trust or 30 minutes travelling time.
  • Ability to travel across multi-sites whilst public transport may not be available.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clinical colleagues, colleagues in pathology and support staff.
  • Ability to present effectively to an audience, using a variety of methods, and to respond to questions and queries.


  • Good presentation skills.

Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital





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