Consultant Medical Virologist or Infectious Diseases Physician with a special interest in Virology

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£67,247 - £103,490 per annum
15 Jan 2018
02 Feb 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant Medical Virologist or Infectious Diseases Physician
with a special interest in Virology
PHE Manchester Laboratory

Permanent, Full-time 10 Programmed Activities per week (applicants for part-time, job share or flexible working will be considered)

Based at the PHE Manchester Laboratory

We are looking to appoint a permanent Consultant Medical Virologist or Infectious Disease Accredited Physician with demonstrable experience in clinical and public health virology. This post involves contributing directly to the direction and work of the Virology Department. Applicants will be expected to have relevant qualifications (including CCT or equivalent; and FRCPath or equivalent and experience with clinical management of
communicable disease (essential) and its application to public health. All medical applicants must be on the GMC’s Specialist Register or eligible for registration within six months of interview.

We are looking for an individual with experience in clinical virology and public health microbiology with demonstrable evidence of achievement and leadership in a clinical environment. Our ideal candidate is both experienced and comfortable with working in a multi-disciplinary/multi-professional team while not always being in the leadership role, and who is strongly motivated
towards public health microbiology and health protection, but able to take on leadership roles when necessary. Experience of working on communicable disease outbreaks and incidents will be an advantage.

For further information or an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Andrew Turner on 0161 276 8853.

Open to all external applicants (anyone) from outside the Civil Service (including by definition internal applicants).

Appointment to this post is on PHE terms and conditions of service. Only previous continuous service in the Civil Service is recognised for contractual purposes. If appointed to this post on the terms related to the Clinical Ring Fence, previous continuous service in the NHS and Civil Service is recognised for contractual purposes.

Please apply by clicking on the apply button and search for job reference 919-CH-6257319-EXT. Applicants are strongly advised to use the criteria in the person specification (available online) as sub-headings in their application to make it clear how they meet each of the selection criteria.

Closing date: 2nd February 2018.

Public Health England promotes diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunities employer