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Specialty Doctor in Haematology

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
£52,530 to £82,400 a year pa
Closing date
28 May 2024

Job Details

We are looking to appoint to the role of Specialty Doctor in Haematology! Could this be the job for you that leads to a future career as a Consultant in the NHS? As a Trust we pride ourselves in supporting our Medical Staff in their career development! If you join us you'll be invited to attend our rolling monthly induction programme! See attached document for details.

Main duties of the job

This substantive full-time post has been developed to provide middle grade support for chemotherapy services at the Lister Hospital and to support clinical haematology services across the trust. There is no on-call commitment.The post holder will be responsible to the Clinical Director of Pathology, at the Lister Hospital, Dr Ashish Narula. The consultants for whom they are working with will provide direct clinical supervision for the post holder.This is an excellent opportunity within the Haematology department at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, based at the Lister Hospital in Stevenage, which enjoys a unique geographical location close to London and Cambridge. The Trust also enjoys a reputation for our commitment to the highest standards of care and for our friendly and supportive approach.It is imperative that you also attach your CV to your application as this is an integral part of the application process. Please ensure to supply the names and addresses of referees. This must cover a period of 3 years with no gaps, one of whom must be your current employer.

About us

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general and specialist services we provide and our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible and innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.

We run the following hospitals:

  • The Lister Hospital, Stevenage
  • New Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden City
  • Hertford County, Hertford
  • Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood

We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation and our staff and patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

We are committed to a positive work life balance for our employees. This means that any employee is entitled to seek to work flexible working patterns and we are committed to listen and consider all requests. Such requests, of course, have to be made and considered formally, and will need to be balanced against service needs, but our starting point will always be to find ways to support making them happen.

Job description
Job responsibilities

  • To recognise and initiate management of newly occurring medical problems in patients receiving anti-cancer treatment.
  • To assess and manage new and follow up out patients in Haemato-oncology clinics under the supervision of the appropriate Consultant specialist
  • To liaise with chemotherapy specialist nurses over the organisation and delivery of chemotherapy

Please see attached job description which describes in full details the duties, responsibilities and reporting relationships of the advertising role.

Person Specification
Qualifications / Training

  • Full GMC registration with a Licence to Practice
  • MRCP or evidence of equivalent qualification
  • Advanced Life Support Certificate or equivalent
  • Up to date ALSE certification

Previous Experience

  • Shall have completed at least four years' full-time postgraduate training (or its equivalent gained on a part-time or flexible basis) at least two of which will be in a specialty training programme in a relevant specialty or as a fixed term specialty trainee in a relevant specialty or Shall have equivalent experience and competencies.
  • Demonstrate an interest in, commitment to and have broad experience in Haematology
  • Ability to offer and be accountable for full and independent expert diagnostic opinion
  • Can evidence leading on patient safety issues and achieving a change in practice


  • Able to evidence engagement with clinical governance and the identification of errors and the learning from errors.
  • Evidence engagement with appraisal and revalidation

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