Consultant in Microbiology

Barnstaple, Devon
£77,913 to £105,042
17 Jun 2019
21 Jul 2019
415- MP414-19
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for this exciting opportunity for a Consultant Microbiologist to join two experienced consultants at Northern Devon NHS Trust. The ideal applicant must be prepared to live in one of the most beautiful parts of the country whilst contributing to the high standards of patient care delivered by this small and innovative trust. The successful applicant will take the role of antimicrobial stewardship lead. 

Located in the South West of England, North Devon is recognised as an area of outstanding natural beauty. It extends from the edge of Exmoor in the east to Lundy Island in the west and the Taw Valley in the south providing contrasts of moor land, downs, valleys, rugged cliffs and award winning sandy beaches, thus catering for a wide range of interests and outdoor activities. 

The Trust provides a wide range of hospital, community health and social care services to over 160,000 residents across North Devon and to thousands of visitors the region receives every summer. 

For an informal discussion, prospective candidates are welcome to contact either Dr Tom Lewis (Lead Clinician) on 01271 322798, Dr David Richards (Consultant Microbiologist) on 01271 322320 or Lee Luscombe (Pathology Manager) on 01271 311754.Informal visits are encouraged. 

Applicants must be fully registered with the General Medical Council with licence to practice and be eligible for inclusion on the GMC’s Specialist Register (or expected entry within six months from the date of interview).

We actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community regardless of sex, age, racial origin, religion, belief or disability and we are committed to Equal Opportunities.

All disabled applicants meeting the essential criteria of a post will be offered an interview. Should you, as a result of a disability, require reasonable adjustments to be made as part of the recruitment process (eg, venue access, information format, interpreter, etc) please do not hesitate to make a member of the recruitment team aware. 

We offer flexible working arrangements, career opportunities and encourage work-life balance 

To apply please click the apply button quoting job reference – 415-MP414-19

Closing date: 21st July 2019