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Specialty Doctor in Otolaryngology

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£52,530 to £82,400 a year 10 PA's
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a one of 2 additional Specialty doctor permanent posts. The successful candidates will join the enthusiastic team in our Otolaryngology directorate, joining two existing Specialty doctors.

The Specialty doctor posts in the department are designed to provide exposure to the breadth of Otolaryngology . The four rotating posts will each focus on a different subspeciality area- Paediatric ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Rhinology and Otology.

The outpatient sessions comprise of general ENT clinics and clinics with a subspecialty focus, of which some are aligned with a respective subspecialty consultant. The post offers a comprehensive range of outpatient and inpatient services which covers all aspects of the specialty. A balance of independent and supervised theatre sessions are provided depending on the competencies of the postholder. There is a degree of flexibility within the department which allows for arranging exposure to additional and specialty lists. The postholder will be encouraged to evolve a specialist interest.

Main duties of the job

The audiology department offers OAE, ERA, electro-cochleography and BSER. It is a regional cochlear implant centre offering a full range of hearing implants, and has a comprehensive balance disorders service. The department provides a sub-regional Head & Neck cancer service and hosts the MDT, linking with associated specialist services including robotic surgery, as well as combining with the on-site neurosurgical team in lateral and medial skull base surgery.

Specialist clinics held in ENT outpatients include multi-disciplinary combined head and neck oncology clinic, vestibular disorder clinic, cochlear implant clinic, specialist otology clinic, specialist paediatric clinic, specialist rhinology clinic, allergy clinics and botilinum toxin clinic for dystonia.

Outreach services are also provided on peripheral sites at the Friarage Hospital Northallerton, North Tees and Hartlepool University hospitals, Peterlee, Brotton and Whitby.

There is a joint adult ENT ward, shared with plastic surgery, OMFS and Ophthalmology. The adult ward has a fully equipped treatment room with facilities for micro-otoscopy and flexible endoscopy, and a high care area. There is a dedicated paediatric surgical ward adjacent to PICU.

About us

The medical team deliver the service working closely together with colleagues - ENT nurse practitioners, H& N specialist nurses, audio-vestibular audiologists, and in house Speech and Language therapy.

The unit comprises a modern, purpose built outpatient and audiology department offering the latest facilities in the investigation, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients. The ENT outpatient department is well equipped with state of the art audio-visual equipment for training and recording. The outpatient department is designed around a central treatment area which includes a seminar room and temporal bone laboratory.

Job description

Job 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.

Person Specification



  • Full GMC registration with a license to practice
  • A minimum of two years ENT experience


  • MRCS/FRCS or equivalent



  • Understanding of the role of Speciality Doctor, and be able to maintain a good working practice.
  • Good organisational and communication at all levels, both written and verbal.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Hold a current and in date valid driving licence or provides an undertaking to provide alternative means of transport


  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft packages.

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


James Cook Hospital

Marton Road



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