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Consultant in Haematology

Consultant YC72

Main area
Haematology
Grade
Consultant YC72
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (10 Sessions)
Job ref
382-DOC227-21
Site
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals
Town
Blackpool/Preston
Salary
£82,096 - £110,683 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
31/01/2022 23:59

We welcome and encourage application from anyone with protected characteristics, as well as supporting reservists and Veterans who are looking for a rewarding and challenging career within the NHS and especially here at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Due to Blackpool’s convenient location, Edinburgh in the north and London in the south can be reached within three hours by train.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals encourages flexible working in all our roles to support staff in maintaining healthy home-life balance.  Working patterns such as: part time working, self-rostering, compressed hours, annualised hours, term time, reverse term time and flexitime working can be explored.  We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

 


Job overview

We are looking for 2 Consultants to complete our plan for a team of 10 Consultants supported by 3 specialist registrars from the regional rotation, 4 specialty doctors, 5 advanced nurse practitioners and 6 clinical nurse specialists as we continue to recruit additional staff to fully realise the vision of the Lancashire Haematology Centre. The service works across Blackpool and Preston and provides a tertiary service to Lancashire and South Cumbria. Intensive treatment of acute leukaemia and autologous stem cell transplantation is undertaken in Blackpool in our JACIE accredited unit for a wider population of 1.6 million people. 

Main duties of the job

Involvement in research is vitally important to us and fully supported by great facilities at both sites which are very much appreciated by our patients (link to Mac’s patient video). We are high recruiters to many national trials. Teaching is also our passion and involvement in teaching our specialist registrars and junior doctors as well as medical students via our growing links with the new UCLAN Medical School is very much encouraged. Sub-specialisation is also encouraged and flexible depending on appointee area of interest.

All weekends on call and 4 out of 5 weekday nights each week are covered by specialist registrars or specialty doctors. We plan to move to a 1 in 8 rota on appointment.

The successful applicants can expect:

  • 10 PA contract with 2 further PAs available.
  • A flexible job plan and base location.

Support to develop own sub-specialty interest

Working for our organisation

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients.

As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see enclosed detailed job description and person specification for all responsibilities and requirements

Person specification

Professional Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Primary medical qualification
  • Full and Specialist registration with the General Medical Council and hold license to practise, or be eligible for registration within six months of interview.
  • MRCP or equivalent
  • FRCPath or equivalent.
  • If an applicant is UK trained, they 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
  • If an applicant is non-UK trained, they will be required to show evidence of equivalence to the UK CCT
Desirable criteria
  • Higher degree

Training

Essential criteria
  • SpR or equivalent training in Haematology.
  • Evidence of appropriate CPD
Desirable criteria
  • Full log book summary

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Broad exposure to all aspects of clinical and laboratory haematology including recent experience in the management of acute leukaemia.
Desirable criteria
  • Specialist interest in an area of haematology

Research/ audit/ publications

Essential criteria
  • Ability to supervise audit projects
  • Understanding of principles of research and audit.
  • Regular attendance at audit meetings
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of recent research activity and publications
  • Recent Personal involvement in audit

Professionalism

Essential criteria
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the speciality
Desirable criteria
  • Membership of appropriate societies

Personal Skills

Essential criteria
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team
  • Ability to work as team leader when required
  • Possess good organisational and teaching skills
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of supervision of other staff.
  • Understanding of principles of Clinical Governance.

Management

Essential criteria
  • Awareness of Management issues in the NHS
Desirable criteria
  • Management training
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Dr Mark Grey
Job title
Head of Department
Email address
Mark.grey@nhs.net
Telephone number
01253956934