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Consultant in Donor Medicine

Job Reference: 918-RM4108

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Donor Speciality
£77,913 to £105,042 pa


Applications are invited for this post based in our Manchester Blood Centre, Plymouth Grove, Manchester. This is an opportunity to become a key member of NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) Clinical team, providing expert advice and leadership in Donor Medicine. Key duties include making an active contribution to the safety of donors and patients. You will represent the clinical team on national committees, operational project teams and ad hoc working groups.


You will be required to participate in daytime and out-of-hours on call rotas (by telephone) for donor medicine.


NHSBT is the sole provider of blood components and organs for transplantation to the NHS as well as supplying tissues and haemopoietic stem cells for transplantation, therapeutic apheresis and immunohaematological diagnostics. NHSBT has a Research and Development programme in collaboration with leading academic centres.


Induction and post CCT training in the specialist aspects of the role will be provided to candidates who can offer the essential core capabilities.


Applicants or prospective applicants are encouraged to visit NHSBT Manchester Centre to meet prospective colleagues. Arrangements for visiting may be made through Prof Dave Roberts or his PA (01865 387913)


You must be on the GMC Specialist Register in Haematology with a licence to practise with the General Medical Council or be eligible for registration within 6 months of interview.


Your CV must be attached to your online application

Closing date for applications is 23:59hrs on 14 August 2019

Interview date Tuesday 10 September 2019 in Birmingham



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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