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Locum Consultant Paediatric Haematologist (Benign) (BB-204CF)

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MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY NHS FOUNDATION TRUSTEvery Kind of OpportunityWhatever you’re looking for in your next career move, you’ll find it all at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. Bringing together hospitals and community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we’re pooling our knowledge, skills and resources to provide even better care for the diverse communities of our thriving city and further afield. MFT is the largest Foundation Trust in the country and as such means more opportunities for you. With state-of-the-art facilities and strong research links, you can advance your specialism, progress your career, and take your knowledge further. We want talented people from all backgrounds to choose to join our diverse teams, and we will support your work-life balance with flexible and agile working options. With the best of both inner city and country living on our doorstep, you can enjoy a better quality of life too.We have a range of exciting opportunities for your next career move that will match your specialty interests in benign and malignant haematology. So why not consider your next and best career move and join us within our internationally renowned Department of Paediatric Haematology. We are proud to deliver clinically excellent care to children and families across Manchester and beyond whilst providing a wealth of career opportunities for motivated clinicians. RMCH is one of the largest paediatric BMT centres in the UK and performs about 50 allogeneic grafts per year. As well as a regional transplant service for the children of the North West of England, it is also a specialist referral centre for children with inherited metabolic diseases, and a commissioned CAR-T centre. It recently performed its first stem cell gene therapy transplant in metabolic disease, and this is expected to be an increased activity area in the next years. The haemoglobinopathy and haemostasis services are the largest units outside of London with over 400 registered haemoglobinopathy and over 400 registered inherited bleeding disorders. Manchester has been recently appointed the sickle cell coordinating centre for the North West and Thalassaemia coordinating centre for North England.RMCH is on the Central Manchester site situated next door to one of the country’s largest medical schools providing ample opportunities for those with an interest in medical education or researchThe Role It’s an exciting time to join Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital specifically, we’re excited to be recruiting for Consultants to join our dynamic and developing team within Paediatric Haematology. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to gain a breadth of clinical experience working in one of the largest paediatric haematology units in England. Our roles are based on the Oxford Road Campus and you will work with a large team of consultants who provide a broad range of high quality, haematological services to our patients. There are currently four consultants in the leukaemia and BMT service, with the aim of increasing this to six. The team is research active with many active areas of clinical research interest including cell and gene therapy in metabolic diseases, and cord blood transplant in haematological malignancy. It is co-located with the University of Manchester, and there are many opportunities for translational research and laboratory collaborations. Currently two consultants look after the benign haematology service (with the aim of increasing this to three).Job PlansIt goes without saying that you’ll be expected to take part in frontline work and on call. However, with the proposed large increase in consultant numbers, we anticipate you’ll still have the capacity to make use of the facilities of our large University Hospital and have the time to make the most of working and living in a beautiful part of the UK.To start with, job plans will initially consist of 10 PAs comprising 8 PAs direct clinical care and 2 SPAs. That said, there could be some flexibility about the composition of the clinical part of the job plan. Each job plan will be reviewed annually by the Clinical Director.About YouWe would like to meet motivated and passionate individuals who will bring enthusiasm and excellence to our team and our ongoing service development. These roles offer the opportunity to specialise and to share your expertise across our wider team. Clinical teaching and training is an important element of our service and all roles will support this practice across a wide multidisciplinary team. We offer unparalleled career opportunities and a great work-life balance in one of the country’s most exciting cities. At MFT, it’s ‘All Here For You’ as it is for our patients, so join us and share our vision to be the very best. We’d love to hear from you so to find out more and for a confidential conversation contact: Professor Rob Wynn, BMT Programme DirectorDr Denise Bonney, Leukaemia and CAR-T service leadDr John Grainger, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist/Lead for non-malignant haematologyAlternatively you can simply submit your application but please indicate on it which role/s you are applying for. MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve

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