Consultant in Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
Applications are invited for a part-time Consultant in Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases to join a team of 7 Microbiologists and 4 Virologists based at the Cardiff Microbiology Laboratory which is part of a network of microbiology services within Public Health Wales NHS Trust.
The part-time appointee will deliver 8 sessions per week, contributing to the diagnostic microbiology and infection management services provided by the department to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and more widely across Public Health Wales. The Health Board provides health care to approximately 1.4 million people in the South East Wales area and beyond and manages a number of regional and sub-regional services across two main sites – University Hospital of Wales and University Hospital Llandough. These include cardiology, cardiac surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, paediatric oncology, adult and paediatric infectious diseases, bone marrow transplantation, cystic fibrosis, renal medicine and renal transplantation. The department also provides microbiology services to Velindre NHS Trust, a specialist oncology centre in Cardiff.
The diagnostic service processes in excess of 500,000 specimens per annum and provides a range of reference and specialist services including virology, molecular diagnostics, mycobacteriology, anaerobe microbiology, and specialist antimicrobial chemotherapy support.
There are close links with Cardiff University’s School of Medicine; both NHS and academic departments are heavily involved in research and development and have gained eminent reputations both nationally and internationally. The appointee will be expected to participate in both postgraduate and undergraduate teaching.
Public Health Wales NHS Trust was established in 2009 and brings together a range of public health functions including a Health Protection Division. The health Protection services incorporates a microbiology laboratory network with laboratories in Aberystwyth, Bangor, Cardiff, Carmarthenshire, Swansea-Bridgend (Abertawe Bro Morgannwg) and Rhyl. The network provides both specialist and reference microbiology services and routine services to Health Boards in Wales, and holds CPA accreditation as a networked service.
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.
You will be able to take advantage of the excellent Consultant contract for Wales. The basic salary range for this post is £59,514 per annum to £77,266 per annum for an 8-session commitment plus a further £20,918 per annum available in Commitment Awards.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Rachel Jones, Laboratory Director
(029) 2074 2178
Dr Robin Howe, National Clinical Lead
(029) 2010 4705
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NWSSP Recruitment Service, which provides recruitment services for Public Health Wales, reserves the right to close this vacancy early if a large number of applications are received. We therefore encourage early applications. If you are successful and short listed for interview you will be contacted by E-MAIL using the address with which you registered. So, please ensure you check your email account regularly.
If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email, this will come from the Recruitment email address Recruitment.ServiceSE@wales.nhs.uk.
In submitting an application form, should you subsequently be appointed to the post applied for, you authorise Public Health Wales to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).
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All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.
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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI website
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
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.