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Consultant Immunologist and Allergist

Job Reference: 358-2486088-CON

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Immunology
Location:
LRI, Leicester
Salary:
£79,860 to £107,668 per annum

Applications are invited for a Locum (minimum 12 months) or Substantive Consultant Immunologist and Allergist to join our committed, enthusiastic and forward-thinking team in supporting both the immunology laboratory and clinical immunology and allergy services in Leicester. This is a replacement post, following the move of one of our Consultants to another centre. The post includes outpatient clinics in Immunology and Allergy, as well as supervision of adult immunoglobulin replacement therapy, and attendance at relevant MDTs. The clinical services are currently working towards QPIDS and IQAS accreditation. Laboratory responsibilities include reporting of laboratory results, liaison with service users and planning appropriate immunological investigation of patients. The Immunology Laboratory service forms part of UHL Blood Sciences, which is fully accredited by UKAS. The clinical and Laboratory Immunology services are both located within a fully integrated Department on the Leicester Royal Infirmary site, close to Leicester city centre. 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.

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, and full GMC registration with a license to practice and inclusion on the Specialist Register (or equivalent) is a requirement.

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.

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Department.
For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr M Browning (michael.browning@uhl-tr.nhs.uk) OR

Dr Shanti Mahabir (Shanti.mahabir@uhl-tr.nhs.uk)




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

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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