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Consultant Immunologist with interest in Paediatric Immunodeficiency

Job Reference: 358-2272165-CON

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Immunology Services
Location:
Leicester Royal Infirmary/Kettering
Salary:
£79,860 - £107,668

University Hospital of Leicester

Consultant Immunologist with an interest in Paediatric Immunodeficiency

Due to a retirement, we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Consultant Immunologist to supporting the immunology laboratory and paediatric and adult clinical immunology services in Leicester. This role involves outpatient clinical services, as well as day case supervision of immunoglobulin replacement therapy. The services are currently working towards QPIDS and IQAS accreditation. Within the laboratory you will provide reporting expertise as well as liaison with service users in planning appropriate immunological investigation of patients. You will ensure the delivery of a high quality laboratory service to nationally accepted standards (UKAS). The Department is a member of the Trent Immunology and Allergy Consortium (TRIAC) network, which aims to ensure provision of high quality clinical Immunology and Allergy services across the broader region.

You are expected to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, clinical audit, research and development. You will also be required to undertake management duties and work within a multidisciplinary team.

Appointment to this post includes an attractive incentive and relocation package (terms and conditions apply).

In addition to clinical duties, you will be expected to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, clinical audit, research and development. You will also be required to undertake management duties and work within a multidisciplinary team.

Our forward thinking and enthusiastic team works closely together to provide efficient, high quality clinical and laboratory services. We are seeking a motivated and effective member of the team, who also has the capability to act independently for the provision, management and continuing development of the Clinical Immunology service.

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.

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Michael Browning (michael.browning@uhl-tr.nhs.uk) or

Dr Linda Barton (linda.barton@uhl-tr.nhs.uk), Clinical Lead for Pathology on 0116 258 6532




We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of 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 suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be 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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