Consultant Immunologist and Allergist

Leicester, Leicestershire
£77,913 to £105,042
06 Jun 2019
04 Jul 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

To apply please click the apply button.Reference: 358-1238793-CON-C.

For further details/informal visits contact: Dr M Browning ( or Dr Shanti Mahabir (, Department of Immunology on 0116 258 6702

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Closing date: 4 July 2019