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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/11/2020.

Locum Consultant Haematologist

Job Reference: 918-RX6223

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
£79,860 - £107,668 pa

Applications are invited for this exciting interim replacement post which offers the opportunity to become a key member of NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) and Oxford University NHS Foundation Trust (OUH) teams working in a centre of excellence with the task of providing expert advice and leadership in the practice of stem cell donation and therapeutic apheresis. The post offers a wealth of opportunity to participate in clinical research and is based at OUH and the NHSBT centre in the John Radcliffe in Oxford.


NHSBT is the sole provider of blood components and organs for transplantation to the NHS as well as supplying tissues, haematopoietic stem cells for transplantation, therapeutic apheresis and immunohaematological diagnostics. NHSBT has a research and development. programme in collaboration with leading academic centres, underpinned by infrastructure for component development, systematic reviews, and clinical trials. This post is designed to build on existing links between NHSBT and OUH. For NHSBT you will be involved in developing and provding medical leadership in stem cell donation and transplantation and developing existing Therapeutic Apheresis Services.


Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH) provides a tertiary regional service to a population of ~3million. It includes consultants broadly covering all major specialties in haematology with variable levels of site specialisation. It provides comprehensive treatment of all haematological malignancies (including allogeneic bone marrow transplantation) and non-malignant haematological conditions.


The appointee will contribute to teaching and training of StRs in haematology and transfusion medicine. If appropriately experienced, the appointee will participate in the NHSBT on call rota for transfusion medicine in the South West of England 1:7, Category B (medium intensity).

Further details may be obtained from: Dr James Griffin, Clinical Director for Therapeutics NHSBT, telephone No: 07823351726or Rachel Pawson Medical Director for Stem Cell Donation and Transplantation, NHSBT, telephone No: 01865 387710, and Dr Andy PeniketClinical Director of Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, telephone number: 01865 235259.

Applicants should have full and specialist registration (Haematology) (and a licence to practise) with the General Medical Council (GMC) (or eligible for registration within six months of interview) and have a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), or within six months of award of CCT or equivalent by date of interview



NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued. Personal development is also considered a priority and is supported through extensive training and development opportunities open to all employees.

We’re an inclusive organisation that reflects the diverse communities we work with and positively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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

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