Consultant Histopathologist

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
05 Apr 2018
02 May 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, situated in south Manchester, is the largest cancer treatment centre of its kind in Europe, and an international leader in cancer research and development. On 18th November 2016 The Christie NHS Foundation Trust was rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission.

Applications are invited for the vacant post of Consultant Histopathologist at The Christie.

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, situated in south Manchester, is the largest cancer treatment centre of its kind in Europe, and an international leader in cancer research and development.

The Trust comprises The Christie Cancer Centre (a designated teaching Hospital of the University of Manchester), the Paterson Institute for Cancer Research (under the auspices of Cancer Research UK) and Christie Medical Physics & Engineering.

On 1st June 2014, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust entered into a partnership with synlab UK Limited, the UK division of one of the largest European independent providers of pathology services, to provide and develop Christie pathology services. The consultant histopathologists are employed by The Christie and provide relevant diagnostic interpretation and oversight of clinical quality to the Christie Pathology Partnership, as defined within a Service Level Agreement.

The Department of Histopathology offers diagnostic tumour pathology services to the Trust/CPP and consultation on problematic cases referred by histopathologists at other hospitals.

The appointee will share the diagnostic workload and managerial responsibilities with the other eight histopathologists and will be expected to undertake research and participate in post graduate and undergraduate teaching.

Expertise / willingness to develop expertise in Urological pathology is desirable for this post. The post holder will share the work with the other Consultant histopathologists with expertise in these areas. Other areas of interest could be considered if in line with departmental needs / developments.

It is expected that the appointee will hold the FRCPath or show evidence of equivalent training and experience. Applicants must have their CCT or be within 6 months of obtaining this by the interview date. All applicants are encouraged to make an informal visit to the department.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Bipasha Chakrabarty, Consultant Histopathologist/ Head of Department on 0161 446 3907 or Dr Sudha Desai, Clinical Director of Pathology on 0161 446 3571.

Please quote job reference 413-L17057 on all correspondence.

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The closing date for this post may be extended if there are insufficient applicants or brought forward if there is a high volume of applicants.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy

All positions within the Christie are subject to the receipt of satisfactory written references, medical clearance, and evidence of your Right to Work in the UK. Some roles will require a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. Applicants invited to attend for interview will again be made aware of this at the point of invitation. Please note if you are successfully appointed to a post with this Trust, you will be required to pay for your own DBS Disclosure.

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If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, I regret that on this occasion your application will have been unsuccessful.

The Inter-Authority Transfer (IAT) process is a critical and beneficial component of ESR and will form part of the recruitment process. In the event that you are successful following interview your previous NHS employment data, if applicable will be transferred from your current / most recent employer.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply for this position and who would require immigration sponsorship, may wish to self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post on the UKBA website.

You should be aware the Trust operates a No Smoking Policy and therefore employees are not permitted to smoke at work.

As an employer, The Trust values equality, diversity and inclusion.

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.