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Specialist in ENT

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience MC70 £80,693 - £91,584
Closing date
23 May 2024

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This is an opportunity to join the well-established, progressive department of ENT at HHFT. The successful applicant will join a highly motivated, dynamic team, responsible for the management and treatment of ENT patients with the emphasis on multidisciplinary care.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicants will be expected to:
  • Deliver quality ENT services in the most effective way regularly benchmarking service to improve practice
  • Support the organisational aim of Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation, making a positive contribution to the management and financial strategies
  • Enhance and provide professional leadership within the ENT department
  • Work to strengthen links with GP's and neighbouring Trusts
  • Continue to enhance and develop the elective ENT service
  • Provide teaching and training to trainee doctors and surgeons
  • Help meet hospital targets in particular RTT
  • Initiate and take part in regular clinical audit
  • Have an active role in research

  • About us

    The background to the appointment is one of:
  • A desire to build on our reputation for good comprehensive quality care
  • A realistic approach to cost control and procurement
  • A determination to meet or exceed the standards of the Patients' Charter, the NHS Plan, NICE Guidelines and CHI recommendations
  • A determination to be a successful provider in collaboration with others where relevant, of a range

  • of appropriate services to the local community

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    This job description is designed to assist post holders with understanding what is expected of them in their role. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust may ask them to undertake other duties, as required, which are not necessarily specified on the job description, but which are commensurate with the grade of the post.

    The job description itself may be amended from time to time in consultation with the post holder, within the scope and general level of responsibility attached to the post.

    All post holders must take responsibility to ensure that they are aware of and adhere to all Trust policies, procedures and guidelines relating to their employment regardless of their position within the Trust.

    Person Specification

    Professional Qualifications


    • Full registration with the GMC
    • Qualifying Degree
    • Shall have completed a minimum of 12 years' medical work (either continuous period or in aggregate) since obtaining a primary medical qualification, of which a minimum of six years should have been in a relevant specialty in the Specialty Doctor and/or closed SAS grades. Equivalent years' experience in a relevant specialty from other medical grades including from overseas will also be accepted.
    • Shall meet the criteria set out in the Specialist grade generic capabilities framework


    • Higher degree
    • FRCS (Tr & Orth)
    • ATLS or equivalent

    Clinical Experience & Knowledge


    • Experienced in elective ENT Surgery
    • Experienced in managing elective outpatient caseloads
    • Experience in supervising junior doctors
    • Completed a full training program
    • Experience of and participation in clinical audit
    • ENT 'emergency safe'


    • Experience of risk management

    Skills & ability


    • Good written and verbal communication skills and able to communicate effectively with patients, colleagues, and all levels of staff
    • Teaching/Presentation Skills
    • Good IT Skills
    • Competent decision maker
    • Time management skills


    • Management skills and qualifications
    • Able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service

    Other Specific Requirements


    • Ability to travel to meet the needs of the post
    • Ability to organise and prioritise work effectively and to be involved in the organisation of the department
    • Ability to manage, motivate, supervise and teach


    • Able to deliver undergraduate training

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


    Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital

    Aldermaston Road


    RG24 9NA

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