Consultant in Haematology

Job Description

About the Trust

  • A&E Agency is delighted to share with you a permanent opportunity to work as a Consultant in Haematology for a NHS teaching hospital in North-West England.

Job Description

  • Haematology department occupies three main laboratory areas within the pathology building
    providing general haematology including coagulation, blood transfusion and flow cytometry.
  • Workload: The Department handled 619,330 test requests in 2015. This includes approximately 386,500 full blood counts, 105,500 INR’s and 23,000 APTTs.
  • Approximately 55% of the workload originates from primary care.
  • The laboratory operates an extended working pattern. This allows the laboratory to operate a full service between 0800 and 2000 each day.
  • The overnight work is carried out by Haematology Biomedical Scientists as part of their normal working week, according to a defined shift pattern.
  • The general laboratory was re-equipped with two Siemens Advia 2120 blood counters. Coagulation and thrombophilia testing is carried out on two IL ACL TOP coagulometers.
  • The Immunology section includes a Beckman-Coulter Navios 6 colour flow cytometer for leukaemia
    immunophenotyping, CD34-positive cell counting and other cellular immunology
  • The post holders will have continuing responsibility for patients in their care and for the proper functioning
    of the service and will undertake the administrative duties associated with care of patients and the
    running of the clinical department.
  • The successful applicant will join a well-established Haematology team including five Consultant Haematologist colleagues, three specialist registrars, three specialty doctors, two advanced nurse practitioners, three trainee ANPs and six clinical nurse specialists.

    Applications are encouraged from experienced consultants wishing to take up a new challenge or Specialist trainees finishing their training.

Skills and Experience

  • Full and Specialist registration (and with a licence to practise) with the General Medical Council
    (GMC), or be eligible for registration within six months of interview.
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists or equivalent qualifications are essential
  • UK trained applicants 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. Applicants who are non-UK trained,
    they will be required to show evidence of equivalence to the UK CCT
  • MRCP (or equivalent) qualifications are essential.
  • Applications from candidates who are unable to work whole time, or who wish to join in a job
    sharing arrangement will be considered.
  • In return the trust can offer the following

The successful applicant can expect

  • 10 PA contract with 2 further PAs available.
  • A flexible job plan and location.
  • Support to develop own sub-specialty interest

What happens next? 

  • If you fulfill the above listed requirements for the role then please apply and a member of our A&E Agency team will be in contact with you shortly



This position is suitable for applicants with UK experience, however candidates with non-UK experience will also be considered. Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 visa sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.Referral bonus:

 If this position may be of interest to a friend or a colleague, you will be pleased to know that we offer a referral bonus of up to £500 for any successful referral