About the role
We’re looking for a Consultant Histopathologist to join our small, friendly, forward-thinking and dedicated team in the Pathology department within Manx Care.
This vital job offers a unique, rewarding and diverse environment to work, that comes with an island setting. You’ll be based in a district general hospital laboratory setting and will get to perform a range of specialist investigations due to our island location.
The suitable candidate for this post will have a subspecialist interest in either colorectal or breast pathology and provide the pathology lead for the relevant MDTs. Colorectal and breast are the two areas where major cancer resections are performed at Noble’s Hospital, but a wide range of other specimens are received, and it is hoped that the successful candidates will have complementary areas of general expertise.
You'll also have the opportunity to help the Department work towards UKAS accreditation and the future strategy for cellular pathology services on the Isle of Man.
A workplace that invests in you
✔ A competitive salary that increases each 12 months until you reach the salary maximum.
✔ Annual leave starting from 32 days and all Manx and UK bank holidays.
✔ Subject to meeting eligibility criteria, the IOM Public Service offers two pension arrangements the Isle of Man Government Unified Scheme 2011or the Isle of Man Government Defined Contribution (DC) Arrangement.
✔ Our on-site education and training centre, Keyll Darree, comprises a lecture theatre, well stocked medical library, training facilities and a state of the art simulation lab which is operated by trained simulation practitioners.
✔ We recognise the need for all medical staff on the Island to maintain connections with medicine in the United Kingdom and encourage links with other units, as well as providing study leave with pay and expenses to attend approved conferences and workshops.
✔ Ability to take an unpaid career break after 3 years’ service.
✔ Access to the Isle of Man Public Service Cycle to Work scheme after your first year of employment.
✔ Free on-site car parking.
✔ Step away from NHS pressures and demands! The Island’s healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS.
✔ Access to the Learning, Education and Development training facility, which is exclusively for Public Service employees, to keep on top of your continuous professional development.
✔ Access to the staff canteen at Noble’s Hospital where you can purchase affordable food and drinks in your breaks.
✔ Free access to the Isle of Man Government Staff Welfare Service which offers professional counselling, emotional support and sign-posting on a wide range of issues.
✔ A relocation package of up to £7,000 based on receipts is available for this role. Housing Assistance is also available where the Department will pay the difference between your current mortgage/rent bill, and that of your new accommodation on the Isle of Man, up to a maximum of £250 per month. This role also qualifies for a recruitment incentive of £3,000, payable in the 1st, 13th, and 25th months of employment.
Making the Isle of Man your new home
A hidden gem in the Irish Sea, the Isle of Man boasts an extensive coastline, stunning natural landscapes and unspoilt beaches. There are an abundance of opportunities and lots of places to discover!
You can visit our great cafes, bars and restaurants, and become part of the Island’s close-knit community. The island is well connected to the UK with quick, direct flights and ferries to many destinations.
Want to find out more about Island life? Visit www.locate.im to find out why you should make your move to the Isle of Man!
Working for the Isle of Man Public Service
We are the largest employer on the island delivering a diverse range of services to the people of the Isle of Man. We care, nurture and value our employees’ wellbeing, development and career and place great importance on rewarding the commitment by our wonderful employees.
We support and promote flexible working, recognising the importance of working flexibly around your life and commitments and the benefits in improving work-life balance. We are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements where possible and if interested you should discuss this with the Recruiting Manager.
The Isle of Man Public Service is committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates equality, diversity and inclusion. We understand how a wide range of views and experiences can benefit us as we work together for the Isle of Man.
Your candidate experience is important to us. As a proud member of The Circle Back Initiative, we commit to respond to every applicant that applies for an Isle of Man Public Service role.
Things to note
An enhanced with barring police check is required for this post, which the Isle of Man Government will cover the cost of for you.
Ready to apply?
We understand that you might have some questions about the role and the Recruiting Manager is on hand to support you. You can contact them at either Steve.Doyle@nobles.dhss.gov.im, Ervine.Long@nobles.dhss.gov.im or Kelly.Elliott@nobles.dhss.gov.im.
We want you to get the best out of your application, so we recommend reading our Important Guidance Notes for Applicants before applying to learn about our recruitment process.
Applications will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at email@example.com.