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Locum Consultant Clinical Immunologist

Barts Health NHS Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 a year Per Annum
Closing date
13 Jun 2023

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This is a 3 month locum Consultant post in Clinical Immunology and an opportunity to join a world class team specialising in the diagnosis and management of complex immunological disorders.

The post holder will join a team of 2 medical consultants, there are also plans to create a post for a consultant clinical scientist, the post holder will take a lead role in the provision of one of the major subspecialties in the department.

Main duties of the job

The Department of Immunology for Barts Health NHS Trust is sited at the state-of-the-art Pathology and Pharmacy building at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel and provides diagnostic service with a fully comprehensive range of hospital departments providing elective and acute care including paediatrics, rheumatology, haematology, nephrology, dermatology, ENT, gastroenterology, respiratory medicine, infectious diseases, GUM/HIV.

The post-holder will also be the lead liaison for an external service agreement with a regional hospital in the area (undertaking both clinical and diagnostic laboratory leadership).

The department has a special interest in Primary and secondary immunodeficiency and is the largest and leading center for hereditary angioedema (HAE) in UK. There are close relationships with paediatrics and monthly paediatric immunology clinics and MDT.
About us

Barts Health NHS Trust is one of Britain's leading healthcare providers and the largest trust in the NHS. It was created on 1 April 2012 by bringing together three trusts: Barts and The London NHS Trust, Newham University Hospital NHS Trust, and Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust. The new trust has a turnover of approximately 1.4billion and approximately 16,000 employees.

Our vision is to create a world-class health organisation that builds on strong relations with our partners and the communities we serve - one dedicated to ending the historic health inequalities in East London. We are part of vanguard projects that seek to transform healthcare in the UK.

Our group of hospitals provide a huge range of clinical services to people in east London and beyond.

We operate from four major hospital sites (The Royal London, St Bartholomew's, Whipps Cross and Newham) and a number of community locations, including Mile End hospital. Around 2.5 million people living in east London look to our services to provide them with the healthcare they need.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For further details about the main duties related to the role, please see attached the job description.

Person Specification
  • MBBS/MB ChB or equivalent
  • MRCP or evidence of equivalent qualification.
  • FRCPath or evidence of equivalent qualification.
  • Full and specialist registration (and a licence to practise) with the General Medical Council (GMC) (or eligible for registration within six months of interview).
  • Applicants that are UK trained, must ALSO be a holder of a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), or be within six months of award of CCT by date of interview.
  • Applicants that are non-UK trained, will be required to show evidence of equivalence to the UK CCT.
  • Evidence of continuing personal and professional development and keeps up to date with medical advances
  • Academic degree in Immunology - MSc/MD/PhD
  • Thorough and broad training and experience in Immunology.
  • Ability to take responsibility for delivering service without direct supervision.
  • Thorough understanding of the principles of medical audit.
  • Undertaken audit projects.
  • Experience of undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching or training.
  • Commitment in participating and understanding of the management process, and to demonstrating clinical leadership.
  • Experience of undergraduate and/or postgraduate exam preparation.
  • Interest in research with peer reviewed publications.
  • Participation in service improvement projects.
  • Attendance in a training the trainers or equivalent course Management training course
  • Knowledge and experience of Immunology.
  • Knowledge of evidence-based practice.
  • Understanding of clinical risk management and clinical governance.
  • Broad range of IT skills
  • Professional attitude towards work, reliability, good attendance record and tidy personal appearance.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clinical colleagues, colleagues in pathology and support staff.
  • Good knowledge of, and ability to use, spoken and written English.
  • Advanced skills IT training courses
  • Ability to present effectively to an audience, using a variety of methods, and to respond to questions and queries.

Employer details
Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust

Royal London Hospital

Whitechapel Road



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