Consultant Neuropathologist

Barking, London (Greater)
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
14 Feb 2018
13 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are delighted to invite applicants for a whole time Consultant Post in Neuropathology at Queen’s Hospital in Romford. We are a major Neurosciences centre, and are undergoing significant further development as a tertiary referral centre for North East London and Essex, including additional critical care capacity. We are also a major cancer centre, and are actively striving to enhance the range of our services.

You will be joining a highly successful team of one Consultant Neuropathologist and eleven Consultant Histopathologists. Neuropathology is integrated into Cellular Pathology and has very close working relationships with the Regional Centre of Neurosciences at BHRUT, especially with Neurosurgery and Neurology, delivering a comprehensive service over 7 days with PRIDE.

Successful candidates will be able to report cases from a wide range of neurosurgical pathology, including neurooncological, pituitary, skull base, spinal and vascular neurosurgery. Development of areas of research interest and collaborative research projects are actively encouraged.

There are also opportunities to participate in postgraduate teaching. There is opportunity for Coronial work however optional and carried out under the specific instruction of H M Coroner.

In addition, our Trust is in an excellent location, close to Central London and well situated in the South East of the UK. As well as all the advantages of being close to the city, you will discover that Essex has beautiful countryside as well as excellent schools, transport links, amenities and residential areas. The Trust has on-site nursery facilities.

The successful candidate must hold GMC registration, FRCPath or its equivalent, be on the Specialist Register for Neuropathology, or be within six months of award of CCT by date of interview. Applicants that are non-UK trained, will be required to show evidence of equivalence to the UK CCT.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Rhys Ball, Department of Cellular Pathology, telephone 01708 435000 ext 3814 or email:

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PEOPLE are at the HEART of everything we do

We believe that providing the highest quality of care, is about having the best people, inspired and supported by the best leaders, and backed by the best training and career development opportunities.

Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospital NHS Trust is committed to Safeguarding Children and Adults at Risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All salaries are inclusive of standard allowances e.g. High Cost Area for staff on Agenda for Change contracts.

All correspondence regarding this application will be by e-mail.

Please ensure that the references are from your most recent employer and one of these must be your direct Line Manager or Supervisor. Additionally, ensure that any gaps in your employment history are clearly indicated.

In order to streamline recruitment with our Trust some of our vacancies may expire prior to the advertised closing date.

Trust buildings and grounds became fully Smoke Free on National No Smoking Day 11th March 2015. The Trust expects all staff to promote healthy living and to set good examples in their own behaviour. Those not ready to quit smoking must remain smoke free during working hours, and will not be able to smoke in Trust uniform, in Trust grounds including car parks, while driving on Trust business or take smoking breaks. Second hand smoke causes heart and lung disease, and is harmful to young children. However, disposable or rechargeable e-cigarettes (“vaping”) may be used outside hospital buildings.

We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community and welcomes applications from people wishing to job-share, either with or without a partner. Applicants who consider themselves to have a disability (as defined by the Equality Act 2010) will be shortlisted for interview if they meet the essential criteria. We also operate strict screening procedures for posts with access to vulnerable adults and children.

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.