Alder Hey - Consultant Paediatric Haematologist

Head Medical
Liverpool, Merseyside
Very competitive
10 Apr 2019
08 May 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

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Opportunity for a Consultant Paediatric Haematologist to work in Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

We are pleased to announce that Head Medical are working in partnership with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital to recruit a substantive 10 PA Consultant Paediatric Haematologist.
This is a new and exciting opportunity to work within a leading tertiary referral Haematology and Oncology department which offers full regional clinical care and laboratory diagnostics for leukaemia, regional haemophilia comprehensive care and a regional haemoglobinopathy service.

The Haematology-Oncology department is within an award-winning purpose-built ‘Hospital in the Park’ which consists of an outpatient clinic, a 6 bedded Day Case Unit, a 16 bedded inpatient ward including 2 HEPA filtered isolation cubicles and a Teenage Cancer Trust unit with two-day case and 4 inpatient beds. All departments within Pathology are accredited with CPA (UK).

The successful candidate will join a unit that is a recognised Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre with early phase studies supported by a dedicated NIHR Clinical Research Facility for children. The job offers excellent research support and facilities within the on-site University of Liverpool Institute of Child Health. If successful you will be expected to take on a full role in the leukaemia and non-malignant haematology clinical and laboratory service and will be encouraged to develop your own specialist area of interest. Hey is one of Europe’s biggest and busiest children’s hospital caring for over 275,000 children, young people and their families a year. Alder Hey treat everything from common illnesses to highly complex and specialist conditions.

For over 100 years Alder Hey has been providing innovative high-quality care for children and in 2015 they opened a state-of-the-art hospital alongside a brand-new research, innovation and education centre. Alder Hey in the Park and the Institute in the Park bring together excellent care, technology and design to provide the best possible healing environment for children and their families.

Liverpool is an attractive and historic city with affordable living costs and excellent transport links to London, Lake District and Snowdonia National Park in Wales.

To apply for this role, you must:

  • Hold or be eligible for GMC Specialist Registrations (those within 6 months of CCT at time of interview are also invited to apply).
  • Have a minimum of 5 years in recognised training post for Haematology and minimum 12 months full time training in Paediatric Haematology.
  • Experience of Paediatric Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation.
  • MRCPCH or MRCP or equivalent.
  • FRCPath (Haematology) or equivalent.

Although this role is full time, we are open to discussing part time options and welcome international applicants. Salary will follow NHS pay scales from £78,521 up to £105,042 per year dependent on experience.

If you are interested in discussing this role further, please contact Allison on 0131 240 5287 or email

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