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Ear, Nose and Throat.
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Permanent: Mr Sandeep Berry
Full time - 10 sessions per week (1:9 on call week)
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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Employer type
Cardiff and Vale UHB
£87,354 - £113,408 per annum
Salary period
11/06/2023 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy ENT consultant with an interest in Rhinology

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant



Job overview

Cardiff and Vale UHB wish to appoint a substantive Consultant ENT Surgeon (full time 10 PA) to undertake general ENT work with an interest in Rhinology.

This is an important and exciting opportunity to recruit a further consultant with an interest in rhinology and experience to ensure that we are planning for future growth and expansion within this specialist area.

A wide variety of ENT procedures are undertaken including Skull base surgery, Robotic, cochlear implants. 

There are ENT Main Theatre sessions every week, inclusive of theatres within the Childrens Hospital for Wales.

The specialist nurse team compromises three full time members and one paediatric. These nurses provide a comprehensive Nurse led service and support SDEC – Same Day Emergency Care and ENT casualty.

The potholder will work with the current consultants, in consolidating the secondary care service for the residents of Cardiff and Vale and also to further enhance the tertiary referral practice provided for Wales in ENT surgery.

 C&V UHB Otolaryngology department is recognised as the tertiary centre for Head and Neck, Paediatric ENT and Neuro-Otolaryntological Emergency.

The Otolaryngology department in the University Hospital of Wales has always been the flagship department in Wales and has also additionally led on Education and Research for the Welsh ENT body.




Main duties of the job

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents

Working for our organisation

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is “Caring for People, Keeping People Well”, and our vision is that every person’s chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population’s health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.



Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Full GMC/GDC Registration with a licence to practise, On GMC Specialist Register for specialty / Specialty Registrar with CCT / CESR(CP) due within six months of interview date


Essential criteria
  • Experience in Rhinology


Essential criteria
  • Counselling / Communication skills


Essential criteria
  • Evidence of participation in clinical audit and understanding role of audit in improving medical practice


Essential criteria
  • Evidence of teaching medical students and junior doctors with feedback on performance

Personal Qualities

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of ability to work both in a team and alone

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are not necessary

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mr Sandeep Berry
Job title
Clinical Director & Deputy Clinical Board Director
Email address
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Additional information

Mrs Tina Bayliss,

Interim Director of Operations,

Surgery Clinical Board,

Heath Park, Cardiff.


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