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Consultant Clinical Microbiologist

YC72

Main area
Microbiology
Grade
YC72
Contract
Permanent
Hours
10 Sessions
Job ref
382-DOC162-17
Site
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals
Town
Blackpool
Salary
£76,761 to £103,490
Closing
09/09/2018 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.

 

As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

 

Our strategic vision for 2020 is:

As a high performing Trust, operating as part of an integrated care system, we will provide high quality, safe and effective care. This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way, through our skilled and motivated workforce”.


Blackpool Teaching Hospitals is pleased to advertise for the post of Consultant Clinical Microbiologist. This is a replacement position.

We are seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and committed individual to join an enthusiastic team of three consultant microbiologists. The Microbiology team have developed and effectively deliver a ward based infection management strategy with the support of the clinical teams.

We would welcome candidates with an interest in Infection Control and antimicrobial stewardship. Development of sub-speciality interests will be supported and encouraged. The department has an active portfolio of research trials.

The post is full-time, with scope for additional sessions in excess of the 10 PA contract, though part-time or job share will be considered. On call attracts a band A supplement.

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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

For a discussion or to arrange a visit contact Dr Guleri or Dr Sharma Consultant Microbiologists on 01253957141.

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Telephone
01253 957015