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Specialty Doctor in Clinical Allergy & Immunology

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor

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NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor
Fixed term: 3 years
Full time - 10 sessions per week
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Castle Hill Hsopital
£51,000 - £80,000 PA PR
Salary period
15/06/2023 23:59

Job overview

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Specialty Doctor to join the Department of Immunology and Allergy at the Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

The post will be based at the Castle Hill Hospital and provide clinical support to the wider team comprised of two full time consultants and three specialist nurses. Candidates are expected to hold postgraduate qualification in Internal Medicine (MRCP or equivalent). Previous experience in Immunology and/or Allergy is desirable but not essential.

Candidates within the UK/EEU who are interested in obtaining initial experience in Clinical Immunology and Allergy before applying for formal speciality training posts are encouraged to apply.

We also encourage to apply overseas candidates who are interested in obtaining UK experience in Clinical Immunology and Allergy in busy NHS environment. Candidates without GMC registration who are successful at the interview will be supported to obtain GMC registration as part of the GMC sponsorship scheme provided they are eligible for the scheme, i.e. have not attempted or failed PLAB test before.

The job plan will incorporate sessions to support the outpatient Immunology and Allergy services and there will be ample opportunities for the successful candidate to use or develop specific interests in clinical or laboratory medicine, clinical education and research.

Main duties of the job

Provide clinical input to the assessment and management of patients with immunological and allergic disorders.

  • Work with other members of the clinical team and actively participate in multidisciplinary meetings.
  • Liaise and communicate effectively with members of the team, other teams and services within the trust and relevant external agencies including general practitioners.
  • Maintain appropriate clinical records and undertake necessary clinical correspondence and administration.
  • Undertake mandatory Trust trainings and be involved in depart

Working for our organisation

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £800 million. The Trust employs around 11,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • MRCP or equivalent Postgraduate Qualification in General Medicine (e.g. MD)
Desirable criteria
  • Intercalated BSc or equivalent
  • Higher degrees including MSc, PhD or MD (where the research thesis is not part of first medical degree)

Communication Skills

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrates clarity in written/spoken communication, and capacity to adapt language to the situation, as appropriate

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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 Sujoy Khan
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