Consultant Haematology (NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant) - Haematology - University Hospitals [...]

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
GBP 60,000 - 80,000
Job description

Main area Haematology Grade NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant Contract Permanent Hours Full time - 12 sessions per week (10 pa's + 2 apa's = 12 pa's per week) Job ref 331-L0120324

Employer University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust Employer type NHS Site Royal Lancaster Infirmary Town Lancaster Salary £93,666 - £126,281 Per annum Salary period Yearly Closing 25/04/2024 23:59

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

''Creating a great place to be cared for and a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.

Job overview

Application for thissubstantivepost will only be accepted if youhold full GMC registration with a license to practice and entry on the Specialist Register or anticipating being in receipt of CCT/Professional Portfolio (formally CESR) within six months of interview.

This is a replacement post for a full-time Consultant Haematologist to join our team of 5 Consultants at University hospitals of Morecambe Bay Trust.

Royal College Approval has been obtained for this post.

Main duties of the job

The post is that of a Consultant Haematologist to the Trust providing full clinical care of patients with blood disorders including Haematological malignancy, specialist advice on all aspects of haematology to colleagues, both within the Trust and Primary Care, Also providing clinical support for the laboratories at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Furness Gene ral Hospital.

You will be based at RLI however, you will provide on-call cover for all hospitals.

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust achieved foundation status in 2010.

Lancaster is a University City, close to the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and Morecambe Bay. The university provides cultural and sporting facilities. Local educational facilities are excellent with some of the best secondary school education in the country. The M6 makes travelling by road very easy. Manchester is one hour’s drive away and London three hours by train.

The Westmorland General Hospital is situated on the outskirts of Kendal, a market town close to the English Lake District. Driving time between the two hospitals is approximately 30 minutes.

Furness General Hospital provides health care services to the 140,000 population based in the Furness peninsula and the surrounding part of South Cumbria. The majority of the population served is based in Barrow and the surrounding district in the west.

The area is one of outstanding natural beauty with excellent recreational facilities, particularly related to the sea, lakes, fells and countryside. Housing costs within the area are relatively low. There are some excellent educational facilities in Lancaster.

The University of Lancaster Medical School admits approximately 130 undergraduate medical students for each year. The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust takes responsibility throughout the five years of the degree for the provision of acute practice placements.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

T he Medicine Care Group (within which C linical haematology resides) encourages working towards a more integrated pattern of working on the three main sites i.e. . RLI, WGH and FGH. You will be expected to contribute to this process. Consultant Haematologists are on-call for clinical and laboratory advice across the whole trust and provide reciprocal cover for holidays and study leave.

The post-holder has full clinical care for inpatients and outpatients and the clinics are open referral. You will provide continuing responsibility for patients in your charge and in partnership with colleagues working for the proper function of the department.


On call – 1 in 5 / 6 1 PA


0800 – 0900 Admin 0.25 PA

0900 – 1300 Clinical work 1 PA

1530 – 1730 Blood transfusion 0.5 PA


0800- 0900 Admin 0.25 PA

0900 – 1300 Clinic 1 PA

1330 – 1730 MDT 1 PA

0800 – 0900 Path 0.25 PA

0900 – 1300 Clinic 1 PA

1330 – 1530 Clinical work 0.5 PA

1530 – 1730 Admin 0.5 PA


0900 – 1300 SPA 1 SPA

1300 – 1700 Clinic 1 PA

1700 – 1730 Travel 0.125 PA


1330 – 1530 Admin 0.5 PA

1530 – 17 30 SPA 0.5 PA

Person specification


  • Experience of Audit
  • Computer Literate
  • Broad training in all aspects of clinical and laboratory haematology


  • FRCPath (Haematology) or equivalent and M/FRCP or equivalent are essential qualifications for this post.
  • Registered with the General Medical Council with a licence to practice and an accredited specialist in Haematology (or within 6 months of gaining CCT) or equivalent
  • ull 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.
  • Applicants that are UK trained, 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 that are non-UK trained, will be required to show evidence of equivalence to the UK CCT
  • Research experience

The Behavioural Standards Framework

Everybody’s responsibility in everything we do


The Trust promotes flexible working opportunities where ever possible to enable staff to balance their work and home life. We are committed to Equal Opportunities andaim to be EffortlesslyInclusive .

The trust operates a No Smoking Policy.

Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our Person Specification will be shortlisted for Interview.

We reserve the right to close a job advert early where sufficient applications have been received.

The Trust does not offer interview expenses to shortlisted candidates unless indicated in the advert

If the post is subject to Disclosure & Barring Service checking, (formally CRB) a charge of £38 for Enhanced and £18 for Standard clearance for will be made to the successful candidate(s). This currently only applies to roles Band 6 and above and Medical & Dental posts.

Anyone newly appointed to the trust under the Agenda For Change contract, will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period. This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

We have introduced a new system called Pre-Onboarding, specifically to support you right the way through to your first few months in your new role with us atUHMB. This bespoke site has lots of useful information to help you settle into your new roleincluding: what to expect from the recruitment clearances process, where to get a uniform, when you'll get paid etc. As well as information on a number of our services i.e. Infection Prevention, Anti-fraud, Inclusion and Diversity, Care Certificates and much more. To access click on this link .

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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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