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Band 5 Trainee Maxillofacial Prosthetist

Employer
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
18 Mar 2024

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Profession
Other allied health
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Department provides a specialist service to the following specialities at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. The Maxillofacial Prosthetics department is based at the New Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, but provides a satellite service to Good Hope, Heartlands and Solihull Hospitals and Birmingham Children's Hospital.

Main duties of the job

The Department provides a specialist service to the following specialities at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. The Maxillofacial Prosthetics department is based at the New Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, but provides a satellite service to Good Hope, Heartlands and Solihull Hospitals.

1. Maxillofacial Surgery (Including Major Trauma Centre)

2. Craniofacial Surgery (Supra Regional Unit)

3. Cleft Unit (Regional Unit)

4. ENT

5. Plastic Surgery and Burns (Regional Unit)

6. Neurosurgery (Regional Unit)

7. Breast Clinic

8. RCDM

9. Dermatology

10. Paediatric Microtia Service (Birmingham Children's Hospital)

The Department also has service level agreements in place for specialist Maxillofacial and Craniofacial work at Birmingham Children's Hospital-

* To participate in the delivery of a clinical, scientific service to patients undergoing Reconstructive procedures or Rehabilitation using implants, splints, and prostheses.

* To undertake the production of Maxillofacial Technical and Prosthetic devices.

* To contribute to research and development programmes in conjunction with university course.

* Support will be provided toward the MSc programme for the suitable candidate pre, and post qualification commitment will be required-discussed at interview or at informal visit.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • * BSc in Technical Dentistry or equivalent
  • * Maintain state registration GDC


Desirable

  • * Associate Membership of the Institute of Maxillofacial Prosthetists and Technologists -- AIMPT.


Experience

Essential

  • * Maxillofacial prosthetic or Dental production environment - hospital or commercial laboratory based.
  • * Experience with CAD/CAM


Desirable

  • * Post graduate experience and knowledge of Maxillofacial associated specialties


Additional Criteria

Essential

  • * Spatial awareness, in three dimensions and familiarity of anatomical shape, dimension, position. Able to distinguish colour, shade, and hue.
  • * Knowledge of relevant materials science, use of bio-compatible materials, chemistry, rheology, and toxicology as applied to maxillofacial prosthetics.
  • * Must be able to organise own workload and problem solve to allow for service delivery.
  • * To be able to fit in with a busy environment.


Desirable

  • * COSHH, Health and Safety legislation and relevant maxillofacial laboratory best practice.
  • * Legislation covering data protection and patient confidentiality.


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mindelsohn Way

Birmingham

West Midlands

B15 2TH

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304-1077634DH1

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