Consultant Haemato-pathologist/Haematologist

Leicester, Leicestershire
14 Jun 2019
08 Jul 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Consultant Haemato-pathologist/
Haematologist to join our committed forward-thinking team. The post is based predominantly within the regional Haematological Malignancy Diagnostic Links (HMDL) service, with additional outpatient clinical work.

The HMDL laboratory provides diagnostic services for haematological malignancies for patients within Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland. We are seeking a motivated and effective colleague, who will contribute to the HMDL reporting team, be involved in the implementation of the genomics strategy and play a role in the continuing development of the service. You would be working within a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and medical staff across Haematology, Cellular Pathology, Immunology and Cytogenetics, interfacing closely with clinical teams at multi-disciplinary team meetings. The laboratory has UKAS accreditation.

Clinical duties are out-patient based involving a new patient clinic and a specialist clinic combining the areas of interest of the appointee and needs of the department. You will also be involved in teaching, clinical audit and research and development.

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, full GMC registration with a license to practice, and inclusion on the Specialist Register (or equivalent) are requirements.

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.

Leicester is a cosmopolitan city situated in the heart of the UK, rich in arts, culture, sports and heritage, and surrounded by attractive countryside. There is much to see and do including visiting award winning venues such as the Curve theatre, High Cross shopping centre, National Space Centre and the King Richard III Visiting Centre. There are excellent transport links to all parts of the country including M1 and M69, London is only 75 minutes away by train and international airports, Nottingham East Midlands and Birmingham International, are both less than an hour away.

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.

For further details/informal visits contact: Dr Linda Barton, Consultant Haematologist, Clinical Lead for HMDL, 0116 258 6532; Dr Kate Hodgson, Consultant Haematologist, Head of Service Haematology, 0116 258 6602. 

To apply, please click the apply button.

Closing date: 8 July 2019.