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Consultant Histopathologist


Job Description:

We are offering a fantastic opportunity for a full time post (10 PA) Consultant Histopathologist to join an NHS Provider in the Blackburn area. There is a possibility of increasing PAs according to the preference. Part-time will also be considered, please enquire.

This is a 1 year initial Contract, with the option to convert to Permanent/Substantive for the successful candidate.

Key Benefits:

  • £82,096 - £110,683 per annum salary rate + NHS pension contribution
  • Excellent opportunities for professional development
  • Certain expenses relating to removal and relocation would be reimbursed by the provider when required; the expenses refunded shall reflect the actual costs involved but will not exceed £8,000
  • Ample opportunities and facilities available for research
  • Secretarial support will be available for this post
  • Single office accommodation with state of the art equipment
  • No out of hours/anti-social hours commitment
  • An annual job plan is agreed with the Clinical Director

Consultant Histopathologist Requirements:

  • Experienced in all aspects of histopathology and non-gynae cytology would be desirable however there are opportunities to develop special interests.
  • FRCPath (or equivalent qualification) required.
  • Possess full and specialist registration (and a licence to practise) with the General Medical Council (GMC) (or eligible for registration within six months of interview)
  • UK trained professionals must ALSO be a holder of a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), or be within six months of award of CCT by the date of interview.
  • Non-UK trained professionals will be required to show evidence of equivalence to the UK CCT
  • The successful applicant will be expected to work with management and Clinical Colleagues to further develop the histopathology service and achieve the Trust’s key objectives.
  • The Department of Cellular Pathology has a robust system of pro rata workload allocation in accordance with the RCPath 2012 guidance.
  • Preferably living within 10 miles or 30 minutes travel by car of the relevant Trust Hospital base.
  • The post holder will be expected to keep up to date with developments within medical education and their own specialty by attending appropriate conferences and study courses
  • All Consultants are required to attend the monthly departmental and Directorate Meetings and share in administrative duties allocated by mutual agreement within the Directorate.
  • Full compliance documents

About this NHS Trust:

  • NHS provider is a large, integrated healthcare organisation. 
  • With over 7,800 staff and 970 in-patient beds, this a large provider of Acute District General and Specialised Hospital services, as well as Community Services and Children’s Mental Health Services.
  • State of the art equipment and facilities used in the hospitals
  • Two main hospital sites have been rated “GOOD” in 2016 by the Care Quality Commission.
  • Board is professional, ambitious and capable.
  • Their vision is ‘To be widely recognised for delivering safe, personal and effective care’. 
  • Quality and safety are at the heart of everything they do and they are committed to providing harm free care.
  • Fabulous, highly trained staff are key to our growing reputation as a great place to receive treatment, as well as a great place to work
  • This provider also has close links with a number of Tertiary Centres in Manchester and Liverpool for both adult and children’s services.

If this vacancy is of interest, please send your CV through to Jack at or feel free to give us a call on 0203 006 5866.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Health, Nursing

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