Consultant Immunologist

Leicester, Leicestershire
£76,761 - £103,490
28 Sep 2017
22 Oct 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Consultant Immunologist to join our committed and enthusiastic forward-thinking team in supporting both the immunology laboratory and clinical immunology and allergy services in Leicester. This will include outpatient clinics in adult Immunology and Allergy as well as participation in the paediatric Immunodeficiency clinic with a view to developing a transition service. 

The post includes day case supervision of adult immunoglobulin replacement therapy and delivery of allergen challenge testing. You will work with colleagues within the Trent Immunology and Allergy Consortium (TRIAC) network to ensure provision of a high quality Clinical Immunology and Allergy service in UHL.

Laboratory responsibilities include reporting and liaison with service users and planning appropriate immunological investigation of patients. There is a commitment to participate in reporting of flow cytometry in haematological malignancy within the context of a Haematological Malignancy Diagnostic Laboratory service (training will be provided if necessary). 

You will ensure the delivery of a high quality laboratory service to nationally accepted standards (UKAS), and be involved in the harmonisation and integration of Immunology laboratory services within EMPATH (the East Midlands Pathology service established in partnership with pathology services in Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust). 

Participation in the on call rota is for provision of clinical telephone advice.

You are expected to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching (including supervision, training, assessment and appraisal of specialist registrars, clinical scientists, and trainee healthcare scientists), clinical audit, research and development. You will also be required to undertake management duties and work within a multidisciplinary team.

The appointment is whole time. Any consultant who is unable for personal reasons, to work whole time, will be eligible to be considered for the post. If such a person is appointed, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis in consultation with consultant colleagues.

Membership of the Royal College of Pathologists and full GMC registration with a licence to practice is a requirement.

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust consists of three acute teaching hospitals serving the population of Leicestershire, and is fully committed to Continuing Medical Education for Consultants.

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

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Department.

For further details/informal visits contact: Dr M Browning or Dr S Srivastava, Department of Immunology on 0116 258 6702.

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Closing date: 22 October 2017.