Consultant Haematologist x1 Posts

Chichester, West Sussex
£77,913 - £105,952 per annum
14 May 2019
23 Jun 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

 (10 PAs)

Applications are invited for the above post of Consultant Haematologist based primarily at St Richard’s Hospital, part of the Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

We will have 1 whole time vacancy to replace a colleague who wishes to retire in the coming months.

Relocation expenses for any successful applicants will be considered/offered for this post (up to a maximum of £8000, supported by relevant receipts. Terms and conditions apply).

The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop a chosen specialist interest within haematology that compliments the existing consultant’s fields. Candidates with an interest in either haemostasis and thrombosis or malignant haematology are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidates will join the department at an exciting time when we are reconfiguring the haematology services provided at Worthing and St Richard’s hospitals to provide a dynamic, clinically led, integrated department over both sites. Both departments currently provide full BCSH level 2B inpatient and outpatient malignant haematology care, anticoagulation and haemophilia services as well as haematology laboratory support and leadership.

The appointed candidate will have a rare opportunity to help develop the new service in which they will be working and active participation in this process will be encouraged.

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only CQC-rated “Outstanding” hospital trust on the south coast and one of only four in the country.  We’re an ambitious organisation that champions our people, equipping them with new skills to continually improve services for patients.

The CQC recognised our leading approach continuous improvement which encourages and supports innovation at all levels.  We are an acute trust with three hospitals; St Richard’s in Chichester and Worthing Hospital, where we provide emergency and inpatient care; and Southlands Hospital in Shoreham, where we provide out-patient care and day surgery.  We are a forward looking and innovative trust whose purpose is to provide high quality emergency and elective care for the people of West Sussex.  Foundation Trust Status was achieved in July 2013. 

Our hospitals are all situated along the beautiful Sussex coast, nestled against the South Downs National Park, and close to vibrant towns that are richly endowed with excellent cultural and sporting facilities, offering good transport links to London and Europe.

All newly appointed Consultants are mentored, via the “WSHFT Mentorship scheme for senior medical staff”. 

Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of attaining Specialist Registration at the time of interview. Applications from candidates who, for personal reasons, are unable to work full-time will be eligible to be considered for this post.

For further information/informal departmental visits please contact: Dr John Laurie, Clinical Director, 01903 205111 Ext: 84600/

To apply for this post please click the apply button.

All applicants are required to provide the names and contact details of four referees; three will be clinical referees including one from the current employer (or most recent employer if not currently working) and the final referee will your current Responsible Officer for revalidation.

Please note shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide an up to date CV for their interview.

Applications from Agencies will NOT be considered, therefore please do not send any directly to the department or Medical HR.

Closing date:           23 June 2019

Interview date:         To be confirmed.