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CONSULTANT HAEMATOPATHOLOGIST with a special interest in Malignant Haematopathology

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full time, 40 Hours per week (10 PAs)
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Denmark Hill
£80,075 - £107,204 per annum, inc London Weighting
14/10/2019 23:59

An opportunity has arisen to join the diagnostic team of King’s Haematological Malignancy Diagnostic Centre (KHMDC), incorporating Histopathology and Haematology consultant colleagues at King’s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, as a substantive consultant.  The HMDC team comprises 4 histopathology consultants (including this post) based at Denmark Hill and 4 haematology consultants involved in Haemato-oncology diagnostic reporting and authorisation. The wider KHMDC service also includes immunophenotyping, cytogenetics/FISH and molecular haematology with fully integrated reporting.

King’s College Hospital is one of the largest foundation trusts in the country with over 950 beds and a turnover of about £1 billion pa.  It serves a wide population from the Southwark, Lambeth and Bromley and Bexley areas.  The Trust has a strong track record for research and development and service innovation. KHMDC serves a catchment population of approximately 5.3 million from SE London, Kent and Sussex.  All elements of the KHMDC service are UKAS ISO15189 accredited.

We are looking to recruit a substantive full-time consultant with special interests in Haematopathology (Haematological Histopathology) and Molecular Pathology.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Potential applicants are welcome to visit and discuss this post. To discuss the post please contact: Dr Mark Howard, Clinical Lead for Histopathology 020 3299 3045, and Dr Robin Ireland, Director of KHMDC, 0203 299 2283,