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Consultant in Allergy

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
13 Jun 2022

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Hospital, Immunology (including allergy)
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Allergy (10 PAs) at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, part of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who would like to join our clinical team.

The successful applicant will join an outstanding Allergy department in a tertiary referral hospital as a Consultant Adult Allergist. We are one of the major Allergy departments in the UK, recognized as a centre of excellence and provide allergy care for the local population, East of England and beyond. We provide services in all aspects of Allergy for both adults and children. Areas of specialist expertise include food allergy, drug allergy, anaphylaxis, venom allergy, immunotherapy and anti-IgE therapy.

Addenbrooke’s Allergy department is the only centre in the UK offering peanut immunotherapy for children, and the department has a strong research record training Clinical Fellows and PhD students.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will have values aligned with the department, notably we are committed to high standards of care, furthering the specialist services we offer, as well as ensuring that clinical research and high quality training prospers.

You will be fully registered with the GMC and ideally have a CCT in Allergy or be within six months of award of CCT at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

As part of our commitment to supporting the medical workforce in the part they play in delivering an excellent caring service to patients, all newly appointed Consultants attend our five-day Consultant Development programme within a year of joining the Trust. Leadership is a key requirement of doctors’ professional work and this innovative programme is designed to support Consultants to hone the leadership and management skills they need to succeed at CUH.

Working for your organisation

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to:

Dr Shuaib Nasser, Specialty Lead for Allergy

Tel: 01223 245151


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