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Consultant in Infectious Diseases

Job Reference: 349-HWY144MD-18

Employer:
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Infectious Diseases
Location:
Wythenshawe, Manchester
Salary:
£77,913 to £105,042 per a

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

The growing and dynamic Infectious Diseases Service at the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is seeking an enthusiastic, broadly-trained clinician to join the team. The service is based at Wythenshawe Hospital. The Infectious Diseases (ID) service consists of general ID, the NCG commissioned National Aspergillosis Centre and outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT).

The ID team includes eight Consultants (including this post), six clinical fellows, eleven specialist nurses, two Pharmacists and two Physiotherapists and are supported by the Service manager and other administrative and secretarial staff. Dr Riina Richardson is the Lead for the Department. The successful applicant will work closely with all these individuals to deliver a seamless, excellent service for the patients.

The ID team works closely together with the Mycology Reference Centre Manchester located at Wythenshawe Hospital site. This is a NHS reference laboratory with 14 staff.

For further details / informal visits contact:

If interested in learning more and becoming part of this dynamic team please contact

Dr Riina Richardson on Riina.richardson@mft.nhs.uk or 0161 291 5941




We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system


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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