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Consultant Histopathologist

Job Description

Applications are invited for the permanent post of Consultant Histopathologist which is to start with immediate effect subject to interview, pre-employment validation and demonstration of appropriate qualifications – the post holder would be expected to hold FRCPath by examination (or evidence of an equivalent qualification) and holder of Certificate of a Completion of Training (CCT), or within six months of award of CCT or equivalent by date of interview.
You would be joining 4 other consultants in a busy, friendly department providing a full histopathology and diagnostic cytology service to the local population of Bolton, Lancashire. The activity is approximately 19,500 surgical histology requests and 2,500 cytology requests per annum and the laboratory operates a general reporting system. Reporting of Cervical Cytology will not be a requirement but the post holder would be expected to develop a specialist interest as well as participating in delivery of a post mortem service. The histopathology consultants make an integral contribution to MDTs across the Trust, the key cancer sites are breast, colorectal, upper gastro-intestinal, urological, skin, gynaecological, haematological, head and neck, and lung.

The post holder will be expected to work flexibly with other medical practitioners, laboratory staff and relevant healthcare workers, and will be expected to support post-graduate training and training of SpR trainees on rotation to the department. The department of Laboratory Medicine holds full CPA accreditation across all its disciplines, is a multi-award winner for service improvement, efficiency and innovation, and has a strong interest in LEAN methodology.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Patrick Waugh, on  ( Phone number removed )  ( ( Email address removed )), Gilbert Wieringa, Clinical lead for Laboratory Medicine on  ( Phone number removed )  (( Email address removed )), Dr Jez Wood, Associate Medical Director on  ( Phone number removed )  (( Email address removed )) and Mr Stephen Hodgson, Medical Director( ( Email address removed )) on  ( Phone number removed ) . Please include the words “Consultant Histopathologist” in the subject title of your email.

The aims of this Trust are to improve the health of and provide the best possible care to the population in which we serve and ensure that our staff have joy and pride in their work. We are striving to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities in which we serve. We value our staff and can offer excellent opportunities for further training and development. We are keen to reflect our local population and therefore applications from all sectors of the community are welcomed.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

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