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  1. 1. YORKSHIRE DEANERY Job Description SPECIALIST REGISTRARS in Orthodontics SPR/DOR1(Type I)
  2. 2. CONDITIONS OF SERVICE General The appointment is covered by the Terms and Conditions of Service for Hospital Medical and Dental Staff and by the Whitley Councils for the Health Services (Great Britain) Conditions of Service, as well as local agreements as amended from time to time. Hours and Salary The standard hours of duty will be the working week of forty hours, for which the salary scale currently applicable is £30,685 - £46,246 (wef 1.4.2009) In addition, the appropriate intensity multiplier will be payable commensurate with the on-call duty performed. Study and Annual Leave Study leave will be granted according to the nationally agreed Terms and Conditions. The appropriate annual leave should only be taken after agreement with Consultant colleagues. Travelling Expenses Trainees may be eligible to claim travelling expenses in accordance with Section 23 (except paragraph 2.4 and 4) of the GWC Conditions, and paragraph 227-302 of The Hospital Medicine and Dental Staff Terms and Conditions. Medical Clearance Any offer of appointment is subject to satisfactory medical clearance and confirmation that the successful candidate is Hepatitis B immune. Titre levels are checked by the Occupational Health Service prior to formal offer of appointment. Medical Indemnity The employee is normally covered by the NHS Hospital and Community Health Service indemnity against the claims of medical negligence. Health Departments advise that employees maintain membership of a defence organisation, as in certain circumstances (especially in services for which a fee is paid) the employee may not be covered by the indemnity. The employee must hold current registration (full or limited) with the General Medical Council.
  3. 3. Visits Prior to Interview There will be an open day prior to the interviews for short listed candidates – further details can be obtained by contacting Vicky Jones on 0113 3431534. Candidates may also visit the hospital(s) by arrangement. Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 Because of the nature of the work, this post is exempt from the provisions of Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants for the post are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are 'spent' under the provisions of the Act and, in the event of employment, any failure to disclose such convictions could result in disciplinary action or dismissal by the Authority. Any information given will be completely confidential and will be considered only in relation to an application for a position to which the order applies. ROTATIONS All rotations are subject to revision in the light of recommendations by the Speciality Training Committee. ACCOMMODATION Whilst hospital accommodation may be available for non-resident staff, this will be determined by staff making their own local enquiries. Such accommodation MUST be vacated when the trainee leaves or moves on to the next stage of the rotation. TRAINING IN RADIATION PROTECTION Any person who has direct control over the exposure of a patient must have a 'Core of Knowledge'. NOTICE A period of three months' notice is applicable to this appointment (Paragraph 197a of the Terms and Conditions of Service for Hospital Medical and Dental Staff refers). Resignation letters must be sent to Yorkshire Deanery Medical Personnel Department.
  4. 4. FLEXIBLE TRAINING Applicants considering working flexibly should contact Dr R Roden, Careers and Personal Development Adviser on 0113 233 1503 for a confidential discussion. EMPLOYMENT ARRANGEMENTS The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust holds the employer's responsibility for all Registrars, Senior Registrars and Specialist Registrars within the Yorkshire Deanery and therefore doctors appointed to this post will be employed by the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Details of employment policies are provided on appointment. These arrangements are fully supported by the BMA. Yorkshire and Humber Deanery May 2009
  5. 5. Yorkshire Deanery SPECIALIST REGISTRAR (Type I) IN ORTHODONTICS JOB DESCRIPTION 1. Specialist Registrar Appointments in Orthodontics based at Leeds Dental Institute and St Luke’s Hospital, Bradford. Manpower and educational approval has been granted. This post is a training post complying with the recommendations of the Joint Committee for Specialist Training in Dentistry. The posts is a joint appointment between Leeds Dental Institute (six sessions) and St Luke’s Hospital, Bradford (four sessions). The post is available from the 1 October 2009 2. Candidates will be expected to: a. have a Dental Qualification which is registrable with the General Dental Council b. upon appointment, to enrol with the Specialist Advisory Committee in Orthodontics at which point they will be allocated a training number and will be required to maintain training records. 3. The normal period of these SpR posts will be three years of consecutive training. 4. During the period of appointment the programme will include: a. Clinical: This post is part of the postgraduate training programme in Orthodontics based at the Leeds Dental Institute. Speciality orthodontic postgraduate education will be given. A number of clinical sessions will be undertaken both at Leeds Dental Institute and at the regional unit. From time to time the Specialist Registrar may be expected to cover certain clinics outside their normal clinical commitment in order to provide suitable clinical cover for the department. A clinical rota will be provided for this purpose.
  6. 6. b. Research: The successful applicant will be expected to register with the University of Leeds for a Professional Doctorate. This will be a Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry degree in Orthodontics (DClinDent.) which will include the presentation of a dissertation. This University degree is an integral part of the training and is expected to be completed. This will require attendance at a series of course modules including a core curriculum. Research activity will be encouraged and the presentation of the dissertation will be required as part of the University of Leeds professional doctorate. Full use of the University of Leeds Medical and Dental Library facilities will be available, as will the use of the computer facilities at the Leeds Dental Institute. c. Audit: The Specialist Registrar will be expected to participate in clinical audit, both at a departmental and regional level. d. Teaching: From time to time the Specialist Registrar will be expected to participate in Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching e. The post is full time and non-residential. There is no on-call commitment and no additional duty hours payable. Proposed timetable: The timetable will be comprised of six individual treatment sessions, a consultant led new patient clinic, one academic session devoted to lectures and tutorials and two research/administration sessions. Leeds Dental Institute: The Institute was established on 1st April 1992 and is a semi-autonomous body with the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust incorporating the Dental Hospital at Leeds and the University Leeds School of Dentistry. The unified management and professional staffing arrangements within the Institute reflect the objectives of: * providing a clinical service * providing undergraduate and postgraduate education * pursuing research The Orthodontic Department: The department works closely with the specialties of Paediatric Dentistry and Oral Surgery. Orthodontics was formerly part of the Division of Child Dental Health and included Paediatric Dentistry and Community Dental Health.
  7. 7. The Clinical area was completely refurbished in October 1998 and will be completely refurbished again in late 2009. Currently it comprises: two single chaired surgeries, a six-chaired postgraduate suite and a four chaired undergraduate suite. There is a “visiting” consultant office adjacent to the clinical area. Shared office facilities for SpRs exist on the floor above the Department. There is a tutorial room with tracing facilities near the clinical area. The laboratory services are housed in the main Hospital Laboratory close to the clinical area. Full computer facilities for radiographic digitisation analysis (OPAL and Dolphin), back-up of digital patient images and for clinical audit purposes are available, as are word processing facilities. The Dental Institute has a computer based patient administration system. Leeds has a first class record for the training of both undergraduate and postgraduate orthodontic students. There are excellent working relationships with the Regional Orthodontic Consultants and with the Specialist Orthodontic Practitioners in the Leeds area. The Orthodontic Department is the regional centre for the Yorkshire Cleft Lip and Palate database and has excellent working relationships with other departments within the Institute and with the departments of Plastic Surgery, Paediatrics and Speech Therapy within the Leeds General Infirmary. The Leeds Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic is held at the Institute, as are monthly joint clinics with both the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Restorative Consultant staff. Staffing: Consultant Orthodontists: Mr D Morris (four session) Head of Department of Orthodontics, LDI and Seacroft; Consultant Orthodontist, Seacroft & LDI Dr F Luther (ten sessions) Academic head of Orthodontics,LDI Dr Z Nelson-Moon Consultant Orthodontist and Honorary (seven sessions) Senior Clinical lecturer Mr P Cook (five sessions) Consultant Orthodontist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer Mr Gowans (eight sessions) Lead Clinician for Cleft services & Consultant Orthodontist Ms N Houghton (one session) Consultant Orthodontist, Bradford and Honorary Clinical Lecturer
  8. 8. Mr S Littlewood (one session) Consultant Orthodontist, Bradford and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer. Training Programme Director. Mr J Spencer (one session) Consultant Orthodontist, Wakefield and Honorary Clinical Lecturer Mr T Hodge (two sessions) Consultant Orthodontist, Wakefield and Honorary Clinical Lecturer Mr Goh (two sessions) Consultant Orthodontist, York and Honorary Clinical Lecturer Non-Consultant Staff: 3 FTTA 8 Specialist Registrars (seven sessions each) 1 Student Orthodontic Therapist Secretarial, Nursing and Reception Support Staff 4 Hospital Laboratory Orthodontic Technicians
  9. 9. St Luke’s Hospital, Bradford The Orthodontic Department at St Luke’s Hospital is purpose built and housed in a new wing of the hospital. It includes the Oral and Maxillofacial Department and both the Orthodontic and Maxillofacial laboratories. The Orthodontic Department consists of five fully equipped surgeries (three in a new purpose-built polyclinic). There is an office for this replacement post within the Department as well as a separate office for the 2 part-time FTTAs with full computer and database back up, including OPAL and OPAS. Additional facilities include: • 1 model box store room • 1 clean utility • 1 Orthodontic waiting area Professional Orthodontic Staff • 3 Consultants (full time) – Ms N Houghton, Mr S Littlewood & Mrs L Mitchell • 2 part time SpRs (including this post) • 1 FTTA post • 1 Clinical Assistant (one session per fortnight) • 1 Orthodontic Therapist • 1 Student Orthodontic Therapist • 1 part time Hygienist • 3 full time and 2 part time Dental Nurses • 3 part time Secretaries • 3 part time Receptionists The Orthodontic Laboratory • Headed by a Senior Technician (full time) • 1 full time Technician • 1 part time Technician Two of the technicians are fully calibrated for the PAR Index and all completed cases are scored. In addition, there is a Maxillofacial Laboratory with 3 Technicians. There are also 4 maxillofacial consultants and 2 part-time restorative consultants in the department.