About the role and our team
Join our small, friendly, forward-thinking and dedicated team in the Pathology department within Manx Care as a Consultant Histopathologist.
This vital job offers a unique, rewarding and diverse environment to work, that comes with an island setting. You’ll be based in a district general hospital laboratory setting and get perform a range of specialist investigations due to our island location.
You'll have the opportunity to help the Department work towards UKAS accreditation and the future strategy for cellular pathology services on the Isle of Man.
To join the team, you will ideally have wide experience in general histopathology including skin, breast, head and neck, lung, gastrointestinal, urological and gynaecological pathology. Due to the location of this post, you must have also completed the post mortem component of FRCPath or be able to demonstrate your expertise in this area.
There is no requirement for gynaecological cytology reporting in this post as present but wide experience in reporting non-gynaecological cytology specimens including breast, lymph node, head and neck, serous fluids, respiratory and gastrointestinal brushings are essential. You will also have the opportunity to lead specific MDT meetings that are of special interest to you.
To apply for the role, you need to have full and specialist registration, with a licence to practice, with the GMC. Those in the UK should hold a CCT, or be within 6 months of award of CCT by the date of interview. Non-UK applicants will be required to demonstrate equivalent training for registration with the GMC. You also will hold the FRCPath or show evidence of equivalent training and expertise.
What can this role offer me?
By joining us you’ll be stepping away from NHS pressures and demands, as the Island’s healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS.
The Pathology Department is committed to staff development and will fully support your CPD and future progression. You will also have access to all the great courses the Isle of Man Government offer, through LEAD, our Learning, Education and Development Service.
Manx Care is committed to creating smoke-free spaces and is ‘proud to be smoke free’ as part of the overall Isle of Man Smoke Free 2030 ambition. As of April 1st 2021, smoking is no longer be permitted on our Manx Care sites. For support and advice on abstinence from smoking, please contact Quit4You on 01624 642404 or Quit4You@gov.im
About the Island and relocating
A relocation package of up to £7,000 based on receipts is available for this role. Assistance is also available where the Department will pay the difference between your current mortgage/rent bill, and that of your new accommodation on the Isle of Man, up to a maximum of £250 per month. This role also qualifies for a recruitment incentive of £3,000, payable in the 1st, 13th, and 25th months of employment. To find out more about our relocation package, download the leaflet below.
Here you can enjoy a fantastic quality of life, and an excellent work-life balance! There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities; so if you like walking, mountain biking, sailing or kayaking, you’ll have lots of places to explore!
There are also lots of great cafes, bars and restaurants, and you can enjoy the Island’s real sense of community. The island is well connected to the UK, and you’ll also benefit from low income tax rates (20% maximum rate).
To find out more about the Island and the lifestyle you could enjoy here, take a look at Locate Isle of Man’s guide to moving to the Isle of Man here.
If you are relocating or returning to the Island, you can also benefit from the Insurance Holiday Scheme, which allows you to apply for a refund on your NI contributions for your 1st year of living here. To see how this scheme could benefit you, visit www.locate.im
How to find out more and apply
For more information please see the attached job description and person specification, or contact Steve Doyle, Pathology Manager on 01624 650642 or Dr Ervine Long, Consultant Histopathologist on 01624 650664.
Please note a standard police check is required for this post which the Department will cover the cost of for you.