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Consultant Haematologist

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust.
£99,532 to £131,964 per annum
Closing date
11 Jul 2024

Job Details

Applications are invited to replace a newly retired Haematology Consultant post, to join a well-established and cohesive Macmillan Haematology Unit at NGH.

This post has been approved to support further service development for the future. With an option of leading and running the Transplant Service. The department provides a comprehensive clinical and laboratory haematology service for the acute trust and primary care, and manages inpatients with a full range of haematological conditions (excluding ALL and aplastic anaemia) to BCSH Level 2b (2010).

The Unit has been accredited for autologous transplantation by JACIE. The trust is a cancer centre and is part of the East Midlands Cancer Clinical Network. NGH is linked to Oxford haemophilia centre for comprehensive care.

Main duties of the job

  • To have a special interest in one of the major branches of Haematology would be expected. An interest in haematological malignancy is essential and an interest in haemoglobinopathy would be desirable, however it is not essential
  • Share responsibility for the clinical haematology service including liaison with clinicians, other hospital staff and general practitioners in the diagnosis and management of haematological disorders
  • Provide continuing responsibility for patients in their charge and in partnership with colleagues working for the proper function of the department
  • Share responsibility for the diagnostic services with the other Consultant Haematologists including the day to day responsibility of diagnostic tests and interpretation as require
  • Show responsibility for professional standards within the laboratory and ensure compliance with the standards required to satisfy CPA [UKAS] Limited
  • Participate with the other Consultant Haematologists in the management of the departmen
  • Demonstrate a firm commitment to clinical governance including participation in effective clinical, medical records and laboratory audit and continuing medical education.
  • Contribute to management within the Trust through the Directorate.
  • Undertake duties appropriate for a consultant haematologist, not otherwise specified.
  • Participate in all teaching program for medical staff, medical students and other hospital employees as required.
  • Comply with Trust appraisal and revalidation processes.

About us

Northampton General Hospital is one of the largest employers in the area and we are on an exciting journey. All of our divisions are committed to doing things better, with more efficiency as we update, modernise, and advance. We have also entered into a Group Model with neighbouring Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and become University Hospitals of Northamptonshire.

Our Excellence Values o Compassion o Accountability o Respect o Integrity o Courage

We want to recruit the best people to deliver our services across the University Hospitals of Northamptonshire and help to unleash everyone's full potential. As an organisation, we value how we communicate and promote our vacancies to all communities.

The Hospital Group encourages applications from people who identify from all protected groups, especially those from BAME, Disabled and LGBTQ+ backgrounds as these are underrepresented in our hospitals.We understand that we need to work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and make sure the environment they work in is inclusive and collaborative.

We have active Networks that promote and support colleagues from all backgrounds. This ensures everyone feels supported and has a sense of belonging working for Kettering and Northampton General Hospitals.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details or contact Dr Joffe at

Interview date TBC

Person Specification
Qualifications and Training

  • Primary medical qualification, FRCPath or show evidence of equivalent qualification
  • Wide knowledge and experience of Haematology
  • 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

Desirable MD, PhD or other higher degree

Other requirements

  • Full and Specialist registration (and with a licence to practise) with the General Medical Council (GMC), or be eligible for registration within six months of interview.

Teaching, Audit and Quality Improvement

  • Experience of audit and quality improvement in Haematology
  • Experience of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching

Interpersonal Skills

  • High level organisational Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Leadership Skills

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