Consultant Clinical Immunologist

Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£74,393 - £96,583 pa
28 Jun 2017
26 Jul 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the new post of Consultant Clinical Immunologist based at University Hospital of Wales (UHW), Cardiff.

The Immunology Department delivers national immunodeficiency, specialist allergy and central immunology laboratory services for Wales (population 3.2 million). It currently has a team of three Consultant Clinical Immunologists, five Clinical Immunology Specialist Nurses, anImmunol ogy StR, and dedicated research staff. It is a friendly, research-active department with a range of current clinical trials, laboratory studies and investigator initiated studies.

The Immunodeficiency Centre for Wales is centrally commissioned and is hosted by Cardiff and Vale UHB, one of the largest health institutions in the UK with close links to Cardiff University. The University boasts a high profile for teaching, research and development within the UK and abroad.

Excellent research facilities are available on site and good opportunities exist for collaborative research with the UHB and medical school. The appointee would be encouraged to apply for honorary academic status with Cardiff University and would be responsible for the professional supervision, informal teaching and management of junior medical, nursing, scientific and other laboratory staff jointly with the existing Consultants. There will be a formal requirement to become the joint educational supervisor of any StR in training.

The post holder will provide a clinical consultative service in immunology with responsibility for the continuing care of patients who have primary immunodeficiency and secondary immunodeficiency disorders. This may also involve seeing some children with suspected immune disorders and the shared care of children with these disorders with paediatricians in dedicated paediatric immunology clinics performed at UHW. The appointee will provide a clinical outpatient consultative service in clinical allergy.

Applicants should either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview.

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Closing Date: Wednesday, 26th July 2017