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Senior CF in Haemopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation BMT Coordinator

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£55,329 to £63,152 a year Plus London Zone allowance £2,162.00
Closing date
13 Mar 2024

Job Details

The transplant team at Kings provides one of the largest services for adult stem cell transplantation in the UK. This includes both autologous and allogeneic transplantation for a range of haematological malignancies with a specialist interest in myeloid disorders and bone marrow failure syndromes. In addition, the department has established a programme for autologous transplantation for autoimmune disorders and in collaboration with the sickle cell team across KHP is leading the development of a sickle cell transplant programme for adult patients.

Main duties of the job

The post will have a specific focus on Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation with a view to develop and enhance skills and competencies of the candidate in accordance with the FACT-JACIE accreditation standards.

While this position does not attract a National Training Number, it should be regarded as an opportunity to allow the candidate to develop supervised specialist experience in Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and cellular therapy at one of the leading tertiary transplant centres. The post would be invaluable for candidates who wish to develop a specialised interest in Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Haemato-oncology prior to, or following completion of Specialist Training in Haematology (UK) or equivalent qualifications worldwide.

About us

The King's Haematology service satisfies all the level 4 BCSH criteria including bed numbers, isolation facilities, equipment, hospital infra-structure, laboratory services, radiotherapy, medical and nursing staffing, pharmacy facilities and support services. The department has dedicated Haemato-oncology consultants, in addition to medical and nurse transplant co-ordinators, specialist junior medical and nursing staff. The multidisciplinary team extends to all clinical specialties that are represented in the established weekly regional MDT meetings.The Department, which is the largest in South East of the UK, has an extensive referral base within the SE London, Kent, Sussex and Surrey area with more than 75% of regional referrals coming to Kings. This hub and spoke network is a model for the sharing of patient care between centre and unit. Patients are referred nationally for the treatment of MDS, aplastic anaemia and other myeloid malignancies as well as plasma cell dyscrasias and lymphoproliferative diseases. This service has been expanding steadily over the past five years..

Job description
Job responsibilities

This post is for a whole-time clinical fellowship in Haemopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Cell Therapy within the Department of Haematological Medicine at Kings College Hospital Foundation Trust. This post will focus on all aspects of transplant and cell therapy with a view to enhancing the skills of Transplant Physicians in accordance with FACT-JACIE accreditation standards. The post is a non-training post and does not attract a training number /NTN in Haematology. It would however be an ideal opportunity to acquire supervised supplementary training in transplantation. Appointees will be encouraged to participate in in teaching and clinical research as per the interests of the post-holder. . The appointee must have (or be eligible for) GMC registration, have prior haematology experience and higher specialist training in haematology is desirable. A medical degree or diploma from a recognised UK or overseas University or Institution is required.).

Person Specification
Qualification and training

  • MBBS/MB ChB or evidence of equivalent qualification
  • Full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC)


  • Evidence of training and experience in clinical and laboratory haematology
  • Able to take responsibility for delivering service with supervision


  • CCT in haematology

Knowledge and skills

  • Knowledge and experience of relevant specialty
  • Knowledge of evidence-based practice
  • Broad range of IT skills

Abilities and aptitude

  • Ability to develop effective working relationships on an individual and multi-disciplinary basis with all levels of staff
  • Ability to work under pressure and cope with setbacks

Clinical governance and audit

  • Understanding of clinical governance and the individual responsibilities it implies
  • Participation in continuing professional development (CPD) scheme and, where relevant, evidence of participation
  • Knowledge of the principles of clinical audit and evidence of participation

Teaching and training

  • Experience of teaching medical students and junior doctors


  • Experience of supervising trainee haematologists

Knowledge of the principles involved in research

  • Evidence of involvement in research

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