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Consultant in Dermatology

Job Reference: 358-2982337-CON

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£82,096 - £110,683 per annum

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Consultant Dermatologist

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Dermatologist based in the Department of Dermatology at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, part of the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

This post will be offered as a full time post (10PA) working both within UHL but with a session(s) also to be worked within the Alliance partnership which hosts the community elective care service. The Dermatology service is part of Specialty Medicine within the Emergency and Specialty Medicine CMG.

The successful applicant will join an established team of 8 Consultants and an Associate Specialist providing a comprehensive range of dermatological services.

It is hoped that the applicant will add to this skill mix and will be supported to develop a specialist interest.

At present the department in Leicester is the main secondary care provider for its local population of 950,000. It is also the only recognised provider of specialist dermatology services within the wider East Midlands. Established specialist services include:

• Cutaneous oncology (Leicester is the SSMDT for Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland, Northamptonshire and parts of Lincolnshire)
• A regional Cutaneous Lymphoma service
• Complex Dermatological surgery including Mohs micrographic surgery
• Allergic skin disease
• Bullous disorders
• Complex medical dermatology
• Paediatric dermatology

The Department is also a major teaching and training centre hosting the South Trent Training Programme in dermatology with 8 numbered training posts. The Department has established links with its local universities allowing opportunities for collaborative research.

The Dermatology service has a reputation for service innovation and has worked closely with commissioners to develop integrated community services allowing the base unit to concentrate on the development of specialist tertiary clinics. A recent service re-design has allowed the department to streamline both its oncological and inflammatory services, which are supported by a growing and motivated team of specialist nurses.

Leicester is a vibrant multi-cultural city with a strong and successful sporting heritage, the surrounding counties of Leicestershire and Rutland provide an easily accessible rural idyll. This combines to provide a safe and attractive area to live and work but with good transport links to all other areas of the country.

The appointee will be joining a harmonious and strongly motivated multi-disciplinary group and will be fully supported and integrated into a high quality team.

As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and the Care Standards Act 2000 an enhanced DBS will be requested by the Trust in the event of a successful application.

The successful appointee will be expected to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and clinical audit. The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust consists of three acute teaching hospitals serving the population of Leicestershire. It is fully committed to Continuing Medical Education for consultants.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Karen Harman

Job title Consultant Dermatologist and Head of Service

Email address

Telephone number 0116 258 5762

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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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