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Consultant Haemato-pathologist/Haematologist

Job Reference: 358-1732130-CON

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Haematopatholgy
Location:
University Hospitals of leicester NHS Trust, Leicester
Salary:
consultant

Applications are invited for a Consultant Haemato-pathologist/Haematologist to join our committed and enthusiastic, forward-thinking team. The post is based predominantly within the regional Haematological Malignancy Diagnostic Links (HMDL) service, with additional outpatient clinical work.

The HMDL laboratory provides diagnostic services for haematological malignancies for patients within Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland. We are seeking a motivated and effective colleague, who will contribute to the HMDL reporting team, be involved in the implementation of the genomics strategy and play a role in the continuing development of the service. You would be working within a multidisciplinary team of scientists and medical staff across Haematology, Cellular Pathology, Immunology and Cytogenetics interfacing closely with clinical teams at multi-disciplinary team meetings. The laboratory has UKAS accreditation (as part of Blood Sciences).

Clinical duties will be out-patient based involving a new patient Haematology clinic as well as a specialist clinic combining the areas of interest of the appointee and needs of the department.

In addition to laboratory and clinical duties, you will be involved in teaching, clinical audit and research and development.

The appointment is whole time. Any Consultant who is unable for personal reasons, to work whole time, will be eligible to be considered for the post. If such a person is appointed, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis in consultation with Consultant colleagues.

Membership of the Royal College of Pathologists, full GMC registration with a license to practice, and inclusion on the Specialist Register (or equivalent) are requirements.

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust consists of three acute teaching hospitals serving the population of Leicestershire, and is fully committed to Continuing Medical Education for Consultants.

As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and / or the Care Standards Act 2000, an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Scheme check will be requested by the Trust in the event of a successful application.

Leicester is a cosmopolitan city situated in the heart of the UK, rich in arts, culture, sports and heritage, and surrounded by attractive countryside. There is much to see and do including visiting award winning venues such as the Curve theatre, High Cross shopping centre, National Space Centre and the King Richard III Visiting Centre. There are excellent transport links to all parts of the country including M1 and M69, London is only 75 minutes away by train and international airports, Nottingham East Midlands and Birmingham International, are both less than an hour away.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Department.

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Linda Barton,

Consultant Haematologist, Clinical Lead for HMDL

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Leicester

LE1 5WW

Email: linda.barton@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Telephone: 0116 258 6532 (secretary)

Dr Kate Hodgson,

Consultant Haematologist

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Leicester

LE1 5WW

Email: Katherine.hodgson@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Telephone: 0116 258 6602 (secretary)




We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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