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Consultant Microbiologist

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 a year Between 8 and 10 PA's
Closing date
15 Dec 2022

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Hospital, Infectious diseases
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
We are delighted to be offering the opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our team the Royal Lancaster Infirmary. This is an excellent opportunity for a Microbiologist to further develop their skills.

The hospital is a Trust of 5 site bases with Microbiology on its acute sites. You will be based at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary with an expectation to cover Furness General Hospital as required. All of our hospitals offer a warm, friendly environment which we pride ourselves upon.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients; we also care for you.

We would love you to join us.

Main duties of the job

This is a full time or part time replacement post between 8 and 10 PA as Consultant Medical Microbiologist.

The role of Infection Control Doctor and antimicrobial stewardship lead may be held, as part of this appointment, rotationally with Consultant Microbiology colleagues

For a full list of duties please see the Job Description.

About us

Royal Lancaster Infirmary is based within the Historic City of Lancaster. Furness General Hospital is based in North Lancashire close to the Lake District. Westmorland General Hospital is located on the outskirts of the popular Lakeland town of Kendal.

We operate from three main hospitals - Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI) Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community healthcare premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.

RLI and FGH have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services. WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life-threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.

Our community services for adults are provided in people's homes, community centres, clinics, GP Practices, community hospitals and our main hospitals. Our aim is to work with people to help them remain independent, improve their health and manage their conditions through high quality care, advice and support.

Job description
Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main jobduties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading.

You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website

Person Specification
  • Full and specialist registration and with a licence to practise with the GMC (or be eligible for registration within six months of interview).
  • FRCPath or evidence of equivalent qualification. MBBS, MB ChB or evidence of equivalent qualification.
  • M/FRCP or evidence of equivalent qualification

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details
Employer name

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust

Royal Lancaster Infirmary



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