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Specialty Doctor in Virololgy

Specialty Doctor

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Specialty Doctor
Full time - 40 hours per week / 10 PAs
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
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Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital
From £37,923 p.a excl of LZ pro rata
25/04/2018 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.




£37,923 p.a excl of LZ

Substantive full time post – 10 PAs

Applications are invited for appointment of one Specialty Doctor in Virology post in the Department of Infectious Diseases at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, in London.

The Infection Directorate forms part of the SAS Directorate (Specialist Ambulatory Services). The Directorate incorporates the overlapping services of clinical Infectious Diseases and Infection Prevention and Control. The Department of Infectious Diseases provides an integrated laboratory and clinical service, utilising the distinct but complementary expertise provided by consultants variously accredited in Virology, Microbiology, Infectious diseases and General Medicine to provide the highest standards of patient care.

The purpose of this post is to facilitate continuity of the clinical virology service with the frequent rotation of StRs needing high intensity training in both Virology and the Laboratory information Management system. The post-holder will contribute to the provision of a high quality Virology laboratory service and be expected to contribute to the induction and training of the StRs rotating to Virology.

For further information and to apply online, please visit our website quoting reference number MED1628.

Closing date:   25/04/2018, by midnight.

Interview date: May 2018 (TBC)

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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 Eithne MacMahon, Consultant Virologist at

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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