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Consultant Paediatric Pathologist

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Glasgow, Glasgow City
£91,474 (GBP) to £121,548 (GBP)
Closing date
7 Sep 2022

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Hospital, Paediatrics, Pathology, Paediatric pathology
Career Level
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Full Time
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Consultant Paediatric Pathologist
Reference: 112221
Hours of work: 40 (10 PAs)
Relocation Package available

Applications are welcomed for the above permanent, full time (40 hours per week) post based at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow.

This a replacement post to join a team of four paediatric pathologists for the provision of specialist paediatric pathology services.

The paediatric pathology service is co-located with adult services in a purpose built laboratory receiving around 3,800 paediatric and 110,000 adult requests annually. We are committed to innovation including transition to full digitisation of histopathology services as part of the iCAIRD Centre for Digital Diagnostics. The department is based in a modern laboratory building (2012) and provides local, regional and some national services. We are co-located and work closely with Molecular Diagnostics for the provision of integrated reporting. An interest in teaching/research is encouraged.

Candidates must hold FRCPath in Histopathology, or Histopathology/Paediatric Pathology (or equivalent qualification) and be on the specialist register or be within six months of obtaining CCST on the day of interview.

The job is offered as a full-time post on a 10 PA basis but applications will be considered from those wishing to work less than full-time. Up to 2 EPA’s may be available to undertake additional outpatient and/or procedure sessions or management activity.

Additional non DCC (up to 2 PA’s in total – Inclusive of 1 core SPA plus 1 additional non DCC can be negotiated and agreed between the successful candidate and Management depending on the time required to support professional activities and the needs of the service.

All newly qualified consultants are initially offered a minimum of 1 Core Supporting Professional Activity (SPA) which includes CPD, audit, clinical governance, appraisal, revalidation, job planning and management meetings. This will be reviewed within six months (or earlier if required) of appointment and revised upwards if additional responsibilities are agreed.

Salaries for a Consultant in Scotland start from £91,474 (GBP) to £121,548 (GBP) based on a 40 hour contract (10 sessions). Additional payments can be achieved for extra sessions and on-call commitments. Other benefits include Up to 6.6 weeks holiday per year and 8 days public holidays (pro rata less than full time hours if applicable). An NHS pension scheme, 30 days of study leave entitlement in any three year period and access to the NHS Scotland Discretionary Points financial award scheme. A relocation package up to £8000 to support relocation into the area if necessary.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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Closing date: 7 September 2022. Interview date: 23 September 2022

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