Consultant Neuropathologist

London (Central), London (Greater)
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
09 Feb 2018
11 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time


Consultant Neuropathologist

Applications are sought for a Consultant Neuropathologist. The post is a joint appointment between Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The appointee will possess full GMC registration, MBChB or equivalent and will hold FRCPath or equivalent.

This post is a full time NHS consultant post (10 PAs incl. 2 SPAs). The appointee will also be eligible for holding an honorary contract as an honorary senior lecturer at the GOS Institute of Child Health (ICH), part of University College London (UCL).

It is intended that the new appointee will support the neuropathology services across both Trusts and will be expected to contribute to the biopsy, surgical pathology and post-mortem responsibilities with the other Consultant Neuropathologists.

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

Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the department. For further information and to arrange a visit, please contact:

Dr Tom Jacques, Reader in Paediatric Neuropathology (and Honorary Consultant) Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust. T:02078 298663

All applicants should return their application forms electronically. To apply online, please click the Apply button and quote reference number 271-MDL123MY.

Should you have any queries, please contact us via email at quoting the relevant reference numbers quoted above.

We encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

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.

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