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Cellular Pathology Consultant

Job Reference: 390-R4950-DT-B

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Cellular Pathology
Southend University Hospital Foundation NHS Trust, Southend on sea
£77,913 to £105,042 pa

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a Teaching Hospital, linked to the London University, is the Cancer Centre for South Essex and serves a population of 338,800. We currently employ about 4,500 staff with 190 Consultant staff.

The Trust is located in Essex close to London and many areas of outstanding natural beauty. The University of Essex has a major campus in Southend and local secondary schools are ranked high in national league tables. Southend on Sea is a vibrant seaside town with a thriving sailing community. It has a busy local airport offering access to many European destinations, e.g. Barcelona, Berlin, Venice, Amsterdam, etc. There are good rail links to London with commuting time of about 45 minutes.

The department provides a comprehensive surgical pathology service, including diagnostic cytopathology, an autopsy service, breast and cervical screening services for South Essex. The current workload is in the order of 21,000 requests per annum. A wide and interesting range of biopsy material is submitted for examination, a substantial proportion of which is diagnostic work for the Trust's Cancer Centre. There is a well-developed immunohistochemistry service to support the diagnostic process, which is responsive to increasing demands from the Clinical Oncologists.

Applications on the basis of a NHS locum position from candidates in the process of achieving specialist registration will also be considered.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Maryse Sundaresan or Dr Wolfe – Lead Histopathologist on 01702 385447 or 385198


Dr Sarah Mapplebeck – Clinical Lead Pathology (Interim Clinical Director Pathology) on 01702 435555 ext 8795

  • Southend University Hospital Staff benefits:
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Large range of discounts which continues to grow and includes; gym memberships, large retail stores, local builders and mechanics, travel agents, phone line providers, local beauticians and much more.
  • Occupational Health and Wellbeing service
  • Competitive pension
  • Effective 01 April 2019, annual leave entitlement is guaranteed in line with NHS terms and conditions of service

On appointment: 27 days

After five years' service: 29 days

After ten years' service: 33 days

  • Part time and flexible hours may be considered

An onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members - please see the attached information pack for further information.

We will be moving from Local Terms to AfC on 01 April 2019. Details provided on request.

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 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 Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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

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