Consultant Immunologist and Allergist
Applications are invited for a Consultant Immunologist and Allergist to join our committed and enthusiastic, forward-thinking team in supporting both the immunology laboratory and clinical immunology and allergy services in Leicester. This will include three outpatient clinics, as well as day case supervision of adult immunoglobulin replacement therapy. The clinical services are currently working towards QPIDS and IQAS accreditation. Laboratory responsibilities include reporting and liaison with service users and planning appropriate immunological investigation of patients. You will ensure the delivery of a high quality laboratory service to nationally accepted standards (UKAS). The Department is a member of the Trent Immunology and Allergy Consortium (TRIAC) network, which aims to ensure provision of high quality clinical Immunology and Allergy services across the broader region.
You are expected to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, clinical audit, research and development. You will also be required to undertake management duties and work within a multidisciplinary team.
The appointment is whole time. Any Consultant who is unable for personal reasons, to work whole time, will be eligible to be considered for the post. If such a person is appointed, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis in consultation with Consultant colleagues.
Membership of the Royal College of Pathologists, and full GMC registration with a license to practice and inclusion on the Specialist Register (or equivalent) is a requirement.
The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust consists of three acute teaching hospitals serving the population of Leicestershire and is fully committed to Continuing Medical Education for Consultants.
As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and / or the Care Standards Act 2000, an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Scheme check will be requested by the Trust in the event of a successful application.
This is an extremely valuable post for the Trust and as such a premium has been allocated and payable to the successful incumbent. This involves a payment £7,500 on commencement, and/or when, an agreed job plan and appraisal / revalidation requirements are in place. A further £7,500 would be payable after 3 years.
Applicants are encouraged to visit the Department.
We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.
UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.
We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.
Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.
Appointments will be made on merit.
To apply please click the apply button. Vacancy Ref: 358-1238793-CON-B
Closing date: 26 April 2019