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Consultant in Microbiology and Infection


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Full time - 10 sessions per week (40 hours per week)
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Princess Royal University Hospital
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum, inc London Weighting
Salary period
07/11/2021 23:59
Interview date

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 13,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in the London Borough of Bromley.

King’s is a key partner in one of London's foremost Academic Health Science Centres, King's Health Partners (KHP). KHP is one of only six Department of Health-designated AHSCs in England. It brings together a world-leading research-led university – King’s College London – and three successful NHS Foundation Trusts: King’s College Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’, and South London and Maudsley.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our dedicated workforce and join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation for innovation and the desire to make a difference.


We are recruiting a consultant, accredited with a CCT (or within 6 months of CCT date) in either Medical Microbiology or dual Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, as a full-time (10 PA) substantive post. Part time applicants will also be considered.

This is a replacement consultant post with a focus support the clinical microbiology service with colleagues at the PRUH.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic team of consultants at PRUH and KCH sites with expertise across a broad range of areas including mycology, infection control, and infectious diseases. Our team has a clinically driven focus on infection management that incorporates innovative diagnostic approaches and encourages academia, with the overall objective to improve patient outcomes.

You must be fully registered with the GMC, hold a Licence to Practice and be on the Specialist Register, or within six months of attaining your CCT or equivalent to be eligible for interview.

The post holder will have regular contact with vulnerable adults and/or children (0-18 years), therefore 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Potential applicants are welcome to visit the department and discuss this post.

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Mustafa Atta
Job title
Consultant Microbiologist (PRUH site)
Email address
Additional information

Dr Sumati Srivastava sumati.srivastava@nhs.net

Dr Martin Brown, Clinical Lead for Infection Sciences / Viapath Laboratory Director, Martin.brown20@nhs.net