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Consultant Cellular Pathologist

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust
Negotiable Dependant on experience
Closing date
19 Jun 2022

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Hospital, Histopathology, Pathology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

South Warwickshire Foundation NHS Trust is looking to appoint a Substantive Consultant Cellular Pathologist to the Cellular Pathology Department at Warwick Hospital. This will be a replacement whole time equivalent post.

Main duties of the job

The Cellular Pathology Department at SWFT is based at Warwick Hospital and is made up of 6 Consultants in Cellular Pathology (6.0WTE overall), to which this post will be an addition due to retirement, bringing in a complete workforce of 7.0WTE. It is expected that the candidate would be forward thinking and innovative in the delivery of the pathology service, and be capable of leading a highly experienced multidisciplinary team.

About us

With our central location and great transport links we're closer than you might think. We are located in the heart of England with easy access to the motorway network and a good railway service. Warwickshire is accessible from a number of nearby cities including Birmingham, Leicester, Northampton, Oxford and Worcestershire.

Surrounded by a collection of picturesque towns and villages, there is always a lot to see and do across the County. Numerous sport and leisure venues, theatres, parks and great shopping facilities make Warwickshire an idyllic place to work and live.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The Cellular Pathology Department is part of the Coventry and Warwickshire Pathology Network between South Warwickshire Trust, George Elliot Hospital and University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire. The appointee will be based at Warwick Hospital and the employer would be South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust.

This appointee will be required to deliver general and specialised reporting, participate in frozen section reporting and attend multi-disciplinary team (MDT). All of the MDTs are currently delivered via computer link (Microsoft Teams).

The appointee will be required to interact with the clinicians and allied health professionals to provide pathological support and leadership required for the delivery of excellent services. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is currently no post mortem service at SWFT.

  • Histopathology and Cytopathology reporting
  • MDT support
  • Cut-up support to the BMS-led structure
  • Frozen section support

Person Specification
Professional Experience/ Knowledge


  • Experience in cellular pathology including appropriate sub-specialist experience

BMJRef: BMJ-75863/203-M1577-A



Come and join a Trust rated Outstanding by the CQC. South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust have been rated as outstanding following our latest inspection by the CQC and we are recruiting new staff to come and help us improve even further.

We are one of the best perfoming NHS Trusts nationally and our staff think this is a great place to work and we hope you will agree.

We provide services across Warwickshire and beyond ranging from Hospitals in Warwick, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa and Shipston-on Stour to Community Services across the whole county. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. Over 4800 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don’t need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare.

The first thing you will notice about us is how we take our values seriously. We believe that our values underpin everything we do. If you are interested in a role with us you need to make sure our values match your own.

Our values can be summed up in one sentence. We are ‘Trusted to provide safe, effective and compassionate care’. Throughout the recruitment process you will be asked to think about how you demonstrate these values and how they impact on your work. It doesn’t matter what role you do, whether it is patient facing or not, we are all working in the same way with our values at the core.

To keep up to date on our latest recruitment activity follow us on twitter @swftrecruit or look us up on Facebook (Recruitment - South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust).

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