Consultant Medical Microbiologist

Whiston, Prescot
03 Dec 2018
24 Jan 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Whiston Hospital

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the leading acute Trusts in the North West of England. We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our ‘5 Star Patient Care’ strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

You are invited for this full-time substantive post. The post is a replacement for a whole time Consultant Microbiologist at St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals (NHS) Trust (STHK). You will join a team of 6 Consultants in total.

The Pathology Directorate is within the Clinical Support Services Care Group and provides the services to STHK and Southport Ormskirk Hospitals Trust (SOHT) as well as direct access.

The Microbiology laboratory is located on a single site at Whiston Hospital. The Trust has excellent management, robust systems and innovative processes all of which have underpinned a period of sustained and improved performance as it moves towards Foundation Trust status. All applicants must possess FRCPath or equivalent, have training and broad experience in Microbiology including Virology and Infection Control.

You must have a GMC registration and be on the Specialist Register within six months of interview.

You will be based at Whiston Hospital.

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for vulnerable adults and children) disclosure.

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Closing date: Thursday 31 January 2019. Shortlisting date: week commencing 4 February 2019. Interview date: Wednesday 20 February 2019.