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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/12/2020.

Locum Consultant Histopathologist

Job Reference: 304-20C055

Employer:
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust - Medical & Dental
Department:
Pathology
Location:
Birmingham, University Hospitals
Salary:
£82,096-£110,683

UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.

Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: 0121 627 2000 and for Non-Medical (inc. Nursing) Ext. 16800, Doctors & Dentists Ext. 18384 or 18395, Bank posts 0121 371 8280.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders


UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL BIRMINGHAM NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL

Locum Consultant Pathologist

 

Applications are invited for 2 Locum Consultant posts in Cellular Pathology. UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national and international population.

 

It includesBirmingham Heartlands Hospital,the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull HospitalandCommunity Services,Good Hope Hospitalin Sutton Coldfield andBirmingham Chest Clinic. We also run a number of smaller satellite units, allowing people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis. We also have expertise in premature baby care, bone marrow transplants and thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK and are a world-renowned for our trauma. We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

 

UHB is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.

 

There has never been a better time to join UHB as we continue to strive towards the delivery of excellence in all aspects of the care we offer. There are 20 NHS consultants and one clinical academic in post at QEHB, 2 consultant pathologists at the Musculoskeletal department and 13 consultant pathologists at the Heartlands site. The current departmental structure aims to provide a degree of site specialisation with most consultants covering 2 or 3 specialist areas. We also have an active molecular pathology programme and offer a number of molecular pathology tests on a regional and national basis.

 

The QEHB department processes approximately 33,400 surgical cases, 4,000 non gynae cytology cases per year with 20 autopsies. The Musculoskeletal department receives approximately 4,500 specimens from the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital whilst the Heartlands site processes approximately 50,000 surgical cases and 4,000 non gynae cytology specimens. There is a high proportion of specialised work. Site-specific cancer services are organised with a named lead consultant pathologist for each site responsible for implementing national reporting guidelines and providing input into multidisciplinary clinico-pathological meetings. Key cancer sites are, breast, upper gastrointestinal tract, colorectal, skin, urological, haemato-lymphoid, hepato-biliary/pancreas, head and neck, lung/mesothelioma, bone and soft tissue. A small number of specimens are received from local General Practitioners.

 

The Trust is inviting applications for 2 Locum Consultant posts across QEHB & HGS sites for a period of 6 months initially (with a view to extend); to cover a wide range of specialities due to a number of consultant vacancies and interest in a broad range of sub-specialities will be considered.

 

Further details may be obtained from Dr Shalini Chaudhri, Clinical Service Lead (0121 371 3326), email shalini.chaudhri@uhb.nhs.uk.

 

Applicants must be on the GMC specialist register. If a completed online application and CV is not forwarded by the closing date the application will not be considered.

 

Please ensure your CV is attached to your application before the closing date of 04 December 2020 or the application will not be considered.

 

If you experience any difficulties with your application or uploading your CV please contact Christine Pickering on 0121 371 8389

 

 




All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences‎.

Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.


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.



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