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Locum Consultant in Immunology

The Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£99,532 to £131,964 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

Job Details

Applications are invited for a full time (10 PA) Locum Consultant Immunologist posts within Berkshire and Surrey Pathology Services, the joint pathology directorate of the Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, and Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

This post is fixed term for 12 months.

The successful applicants will be based at the Royal Surrey Hospital but will be expected to undertake work at the laboratory site at St Peter's Hospital, Chertsey.

Candidates who wish to work a different number of programmed activities to that specified in the current job plan will be considered for this post, with negotiation on the content of the job plan on an individual basis. Candidates who wish to apply as part of a job share arrangement will also be considered.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to develop and expand the clinical service in allergy and immunodeficiency, and the immunopathology service. Clinical services are provided at the Royal Surrey and Frimley Park sites. The laboratory provides a comprehensive service in autoantibody, immunochemistry, cellular and allergy testing.

The successful applicant will have MRCP and FRCPath in Immunology, or evidence of equivalent training and experience.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than £45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

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Job description
Job responsibilities

The post holder will join a team providing a clinical service in allergy and immunodeficiency, and a laboratory immunopathology service.

Please see attached Job Description for full details of the post.

Person Specification

  • Full registration and a license to practice with the GMC
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • FRCPath or equivalent
  • MRCP or equivalent


  • Educational Supervisor qualification
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register for Immunology (or relevant specialty) via CCT (CCT date must be within 6 months of interview date), CESR or oEuropean Community Rights


  • Evidence of thorough training in immunology and allergy
  • Relevant and up-to-date experience in the practice of Immunology and Allergy


  • Active interest in and commitment to research clinical innovation

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The Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust is a multi-site acute and community Trust, based in Guildford, which serves a population of more than 336,000 across south west Surrey. We are also a specialist tertiary cancer centre, offering state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services to a population of up to two million and a tertiary specialist centre for ENT and Maxillofacial surgery. We attract referrals from across the whole country for other specialties (i.e. urology).

We attract referrals from across the country for some specialties including urology. Our Minimal Access Therapy Training Unit (key-hole surgery) is one of only three such training units in the UK. Our patients also benefit from state of the art diagnostic equipment including two MRI scanners, four CT scanners, interventional radiology equipment and a gamma camera. We have one of the lowest mortality rates in the country.

We employ around 4,200 members of staff making us one of Guildford’s largest employers. In addition, the hospital is supported by a thriving group of 500 volunteers all of whom provide valuable services on an independent, voluntary basis. 

We have a great reputation and history of embracing quality improvement (QI) and transformation work – continuously improving is one of our core values. 

The Trust has strong links with the nearby University of Surrey and staff are well supported if they wish to undertake further study. As well as this, staff are able to develop and enhance skills and knowledge by undertaking post-qualification support and training at the hospital’s dedicated Education Centre

Situated on a green field site on the outskirts of Guildford, the Trust has excellent rail and road links (via the A3 and M25) to London (35 minutes) and to the south coast (35 minutes). 

Guildford has great shopping, entertainment and leisure facilities.  The picturesque Surrey countryside is ideal for good walks and outdoor pursuits and has numerous historic village inns. Guildford has a number of schools, both private and state, which cater for all bands of ability. 

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