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Consultant in Microbiology

Job Description

PLEASE NOTE: if you are short-listed for this position all correspondence relating to the interview will be sent by email, you should therefore ensure that you check your email regularly.

**In cases where we receive a high volume of applications for a post, it may be necessary to bring the closing date forward. You are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible to avoid disappointment.**

Peterborough & Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is looking to appoint a Consultant Microbiologist. This is a replacement post and you will join a second full time microbiologist to undertake a comprehensive range of microbiological studies to provide a high quality service to hospital clinicians and general practitioners. You will be part of the infection control team and provide epidemiological and microbiological support to the Consultants in Communicable Disease Control and the Environmental Health Departments of several local authorities. This post is based within the UKAS 15189 accredited, state of the art laboratory at the Peterborough City Hospital. You will work on 1:3 third on call on a non-resident basis at Peterborough. Applicants must have: full registration with the GMC; FRCPath(Microbiology) (or equivalent); and either be eligible for inclusion on the GMC’s Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining their Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) at the date of interview. If you would like to discuss this post or arrange an informal visit please contact Dr Mlangeni (Consultant Microbiologist), telephone:  ( Phone number removed ) ; email: ( Email address removed ) or Dr Sateesh Nagumantry (Associate Clinical Director for pathology services) on  ( Phone number removed ) . Apply online or telephone  ( Phone number removed )  to request an application pack. Closing date: 13 November 2016 The Trust operates a no-smoking policy. Staff are not permitted to smoke on Trust premises. We are an equal opportunities employer.


******From 1 August 2013, all employees starting work / transferring roles with Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals will be charged for the cost of a DBS check (currently £50) if it is required.*******

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to flexible working practices and unless otherwise stated this post is open to job-share applications.

One of our main aims is to ensure that the Trust is open to each individual, regardless of culture or background, we offer equal opportunities to all employees, and diversity is something that we encourage and embrace within the workforce. We are committed to building a diverse workforce, which is a reflection of the communities we serves. The aim is for all staff to realise their full potential, in an environment characterised by our Trust values.



At Peterborough & Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust we not only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we recruit individuals who possess (and are able to demonstrate) the behaviors which underpin the core values of our organisation.

Broadly, these values include such attributes as being dedicated, practicing the highest level of care towards everyone, showing courage and embracing innovation. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves and others, and being open to new ideas.

Can you show us through your application and at interview how you would treat our patients with the compassion, dignity and respect they have a right to expect? Are you able to evidence behaviours that are supportive of your colleagues?

If you believe that you are able to meet these essential requirements, we would be very happy to consider your application.

For a full list of our Values and Behaviours, please read our Behavioral Framework on our website.

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)

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