Consultant in Orthodontics
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
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This is a full-time consultant appointment within a very busy Oral Health department at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
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
The appointee will work with other Consultants in Orthodontics as well as Consultants in OMFS (Orthognathic), Plastic Surgery (Cleft) and Restorative Dentistry (Hypodontia) providing multidisciplinary care. The appointee will help the department achieve the waiting time targets and referral to treatment time targets. The candidate must have an interest in treatment of Facial Deformity and Cleft Lip and Palate.
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital provides Orthodontic and Oral and Maxillofacial services across Norfolk through close links with adjacent trusts Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn and The James Paget hospital on the east coast. The catchment area covers a population of 1.4 million people and also includes Ipswich Hospital who merged with Colchester hospital to form the East Suffolk and North Essex Foundation Trust (ESNEFT). This post be based at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital with general clinics being performed there. At present the Orthodontic Service covers patients from the Norfolk and Norwich and James Paget Hospital and has the potential to expand its remit further. There is full engagement from the wider consultant body, specifically the Head and Neck and Oral Health Consultant team .
Please see the attached Job Description for full details of the post and person specification.
Full GMC with entry to the Specialist Register required.
Communications and Language Skills
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