Consultant Microbiologist x2

Steeton, Keighley
£77,913 TO £105,042 per annum
15 Oct 2018
03 Dec 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

10 PA’s per week

Want to work in an award winning hospital in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside?

Our high performing Hospital is led by people who believe that a fantastic quality of life can go hand-in-hand with progressive working practices.

Our award winning hospital is also in an award winning location providing genuine opportunities for a great work-life balance. Yorkshire has recently been voted as the third best region in the world by Lonely Planet, and our local town of Skipton has been voted as the best place to live in the UK by the Sunday Times, commending its top class schools, great transport links, low crime and beautiful surrounding countryside.

Airedale is a high performing Foundation Trust (consistently in the top 10 nationally for the quality of care, and recently rated in the lowest risk band by CQC) providing personalised, acute, elective, community and specialist care services of a high standard for local people in an area covering the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the Aire Valley and fringes of north Bradford – a community of over 220,000 people across 700 square miles within Yorkshire and Lancashire. The Trust was recently named as runner-up in the Dr Foster Trust of the Year awards having also won the ‘Small Trust of the Year’ four times since 2006, and has recently received the CHKS award for patient safety, along with a range of other awards. The Trust has close to the lowest Hospital Standardised Mortality Rate in England.

We are currently recruiting two Consultant Microbiologists to deliver the Microbiology and Infection control service for Airedale NHS Foundation Trust.

Applicants should possess FRCPath or equivalent and either have, or be within six months of receiving, a CCT in Microbiology or dual CCT in Microbiology /Infectious Diseases at the date of the advisory appointments committee. This must be evidenced on your application form. Full GMC registration is required.

This appointment will be on the basis of the new consultant contract and is advertised as a full-time post with 10 programmed activities. Applications are welcome from those unable to work full-time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share. Start date of successful candidate can be negotiated.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit Airedale Foundation Trust and meet members of the management team and other senior members of staff. Appointments can be made for a visit at any point prior to the date of interview.

Please contact:
Dr Pauline Carder, Clinical Director
Tel: 01274 364211 Email:

Afruj Ruf, Head of Pathology
Tel: 01535 293476 Email:

Dr Sulman Hasnie, Consultant Microbiologist
Tel: 01274 364218 Email:

To apply for the post please complete the application form via the apply click button.

Closing Date: 3rd December 2018
Interview Date: TBC