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ENT Consultant Surgeon (with special interest in Otology)

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£99,532 to £131,964 per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

This post provides an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to join the existing team of 10 ENT consultants whilst delivering a specialist interest in all aspects of otology. The candidate will have the opportunity to be part of the bi-monthly cochlear MDT, IAD MDT and fortnightly Skull Base MDT depending on specific interest. The successful candidate will link into a progressive and enthusiastic multi-professional team based at James Cook which provides comprehensive ENT services to the population of Teesside, South Durham and North Yorkshire. They will contribute to the department's teaching and training activities.

The department hosts the North East Cochlear Implant Programme (NERCIP), and contributes to a subregional lateral skull base surgical service in conjunction with the on site neurosurgical team. This is supported by a comprehensive audiology team delivering tertiary audiology,neonatal screening and management of balance disorders.

The department also comprises a fully established complete supraregional subspecialised Otorhinolaryngology service . This includes Rhinology (with anterior skull base surgery), Head and Neck surgery, the sub-regional Head and Neck oncology centre and Paediatric ENT. Other specialist services in the department include adult voice, paediatric voice, airway and swallow, and a comprehensive head & neck dystonia service, offering botulinum toxin treatment.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will complement and develop existing services through the provision of specialist knowledge & expertise in ENT with a sub-specialist interest in Otology. The post holder is therefore required to have full registration with the General Medical Council and a valid licence to practice and be on the specialist register for ENT or be within 6 months of CCT or equivalent at the time of interview.

About us

The ENT department is centrally based within a modern purpose built facility in the James Cook University Hospital, with a peripheral service network across the region. The Trust is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in England. The Otology Team, enjoy a close and collaborative working relationship with the Neurosurgical, Maxillofacial, Plastic Surgery and Ophthalmology departments, all based at James Cook.

Working in the North East offers an excellent quality of life. This area boasts great transport links with easy access to a beautiful coastline and countryside and a great range of local amenities, shopping and nightlife.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Details of the full job description and person specification are available to view when you click to apply for the vacancy and click on the about this job link and the documents will be attached at the bottom of the screen.

Applicants should possess full GMC registration, FRCS (or equivalent) and either already be on the Specialist Register or be within approximately 6 months of receiving their Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) at the time of interview.

The successful candidate will be appointed under the current terms and conditions of service for NHS Consultants. Full consideration will be given to applicants who wish to apply for a reduced/part time contract.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification



  • Full GMC registration
  • Entry onto the GMC Specialist Register or eligibility for entry within 6 months of the date of interview
  • Evidence of completion of formal training programme in ENT
  • Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons/or Equivalent
  • oTraining and experience in Otologic surgery


  • oEducational Supervisor Training
  • oTraining in cochlear implantation or skull base or IAD surgery
  • oQualifications in other specialist skill



  • oClinical experience equivalent to completion of a formal training program in specialist otology
  • oExperience of leading improvement programmes, implementing change and monitoring compliance
  • oEvidence of teaching/training junior medical staff and undergraduate students
  • oBroad experience in General ENT and ENT emergency care


  • oEvidence of research
  • oEvidence of innovative service developments



  • oAbility to take full and independent responsibility for the clinical care of patients
  • oAbility to communicate effectively with colleagues, patients, relatives, GP's, nurses and other agencies
  • oResident within 10 miles or 30 minutes of the hospital


  • oEvidence of developing educational material or courses
  • oEvidence of any additional training or fellowship in Otology

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


The James Cook University Hospital



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