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Consultant Immunologist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Castle Hill Hospital
£79,860 - £107,668
31/01/2020 23:59

Consultant in Immunology

Organisation: Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location (Site): Queen’s Centre, Castle Hill Hospital
Salary: £79,860 - £107,668 


Applications are invited for the permanent position of Consultant in Immunology (full-time) based at the Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. This is a replacement post and the successful applicant will join the existing team in providing comprehensive clinical and laboratory immunology and allergy services. We would also welcome informal contacts from enthusiastic allergists who might be interested in joining our committed and dynamic team.

The East Yorkshire Regional Adult Immunology and Allergy Unit is based at the Queen’s Centre on the Castle Hill Hospital site and provides a comprehensive clinical service including immunodeficiency and general immunology clinics, allergen immunotherapy as well as allergy drug and food testing for a population of 1.2 million. Outreach clinics are currently held at the Scunthorpe General Hospital.

The Immunology Laboratory is based at the Hull Royal Infirmary and forms part of a new integrated Pathology Department opened in 2000. The Immunology Laboratory has UKAS accreditation and takes part in all relevant NEQAS schemes. It is expected that the post holder will assist other consultants in laboratory management. There is currently no on-call commitment.

The team comprises of three medical consultants (including this post), one consultant clinical scientist, one specialty trainee in immunology, two clinical nurse specialists, three senior staff nurses and an auxiliary nurse.

The department is well-established and actively involved in national and international studies; it has strong links with the Hull York Medical School.

Applicants must have MRCP or equivalent, FRCPath in Immunology or equivalent and be on the GMC Specialist Register via CCT (or expected CCT within 6 months at time of interview), CESR or European Community Rights.

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute services from two hospital sites and forms part of the Hull York Medical School with both the NHS Trusts and Universities of Hull and York. With an annual budget of circa £500m and employing over 8,500 staff, we are committed to the continuous development of world-class diagnostic and treatment services for the benefit of our patients.

Hull was awarded City of Culture in 2017 which has seen a significant investment within the city leading to improvement in all facilities. The city and the surrounding countryside boasts excellent housing and there are all aspects of family life within easy reach including high quality schooling, shopping and leisure facilities capable of satisfying most needs.

Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the department, experience the facilities and meet the current team members to understand the team ethos, care environment and philosophy.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

 Dr Pavels Gordins, Lead Consultant for Clinical Immunology, telephone (01482) 461397 or e-mail