UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.
Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.
We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.
We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.
We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.
We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).
We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.
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Applications are invited for aJunior Specialist Doctor to work at Higher level in Haematology, commencing on 7th August 2019 (or as soon as possible thereafter) on a fixed term basis for 12-24 months depending on the needs of the postholder.
The Clinical Haematology Unit provides expert treatment for patients with a wide variety of blood diseases including acute and chronic leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and patients with disorders of haemostasis and thrombosis. There is a well developed secondary and tertiary referral practice and the department is a regional centre for allogeneic and autologous blood and marrow transplant in adults, TYA Principal Treatment centre and is the Adult Comprehensive Care Haemophilia Centre for the West Midlands.
UHB is the host organisation for MIRHO, a service collaboration between three institutions : University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust [UHB] (regional provider of clinical haematology, histopathology and immunohistochemistry services), University of Birmingham [UoB] (regional provider of immunology services) and Birmingham Women’s NHS Foundation Trust [BWNFT] (host of the West Midlands Regional Genetics Service, including the West Midlands Clinical Genetics Service and the West Midlands Regional Genetics Laboratory). The MIRHO strategic plan is to deliver comprehensive diagnostic services for patients at UHB and for the West Midlands region, reinforcing UHB’s position as the centre of expertise for clinical haemato-oncology and maps onto the strategic department view regarding novel therapeutics, trials and transplantation. It also secures the position for both UoB and WMRGL, as nationally recognised leaders in blood cancer research and diagnostics.
Applicants must be on the GMC register and hold a licence to practice.
Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
For an informal discussion regarding the post contact:
Dr Hayder Hussein (Locum Consultant): ( Email address removed )
Please submit an online application, ensuring you attach a copy of your CV.
All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.
Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.
Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.
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