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Locum Consultant in Paediatric Immunology

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

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Hospital, Paediatrics, Paediatric immunology, infectious diseases and allergy
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time, Part Time
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Applications are invited for the post of Locum Consultant in Paediatric Clinical Immunology at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to commence from 27 June 2022 until 25 June 2023 to cover sabbatical leave.

The Paediatric Immunology Service provides a regional service focused on diagnosis and management of immune deficiency in children presenting with severe, frequent, or atypical infection and autoimmune or autoinflammatory diseases. Additional to providing a consult service within the hospital, the post holder will run regular outpatient immunology clinics taking referrals from across region, and support multidisciplinary clinics for 22q11 deletion syndrome, respiratory complications of immune deficiency, complex haematological syndromes and rheumatic diseases.

The post holder will work closely with Great Ormond Street Clinical Immunologist, providing shared care as clinically indicated.

Main duties of the job

  • Maintenance of the highest clinical standards in the management of children with primary and acquired disorders of immunity.
  • To share with colleagues responsibility for the day-to-day management of the children with immunological disorders.
  • Teaching and training of junior staff, Medical Students.
  • To actively participate in both departmental and Trust matters concerning clinical governance and audit.
  • To have responsibility for ensuring active participation in continuing medical education (CME).

You will be fully registered with the GMC and have CCT in Paediatrics with a specialist interest in Paediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases 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.

Working for our 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.

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.

Additional contact information

Visiting the Department should be arranged through Ms Tracey White, PA/Paediatric Medical Secretary via email at or by telephone on 01223 256291.

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Dr Donna McShane, Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine via email at

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