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Junior Specialist Doctor (Higher) in Haematology

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£51,017 a year
Closing date
28 May 2023

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Job summary

Applications are invited for a Junior Specialist Doctor (Higher) to join the dynamic team at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB).

The successful candidate will be part of the trust wide Haematology programme; for inpatient care this is based predominantly at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEHB) site and the appointee will participate in the management of patients on the wards, day unit and the Teenage Young Adult (TYA) Cancer Unit. The post holder will rotate through all areas of the speciality and laboratory experience, including to Birmingham Heartlands Hospital.

UHB Haematology has recently reconfigured, following the merger of UHB and HEFT. The department delivers high-quality tertiary specialised services to the West Midlands region including Level 3 & 4 stem cell transplantation, CAR-T cell therapy, teenage and young adult (TYA) cancer care, apheresis, Comprehensive Haemophilia Centre, specialist integrated haematological malignancy diagnostic service (siHMDS) and a nationally recognised active academic programme; inpatient care is based principally at the QEHB site, which has 60 inpatient beds and there is an additional dedicated Young Persons Unit for TYA care.

Main duties of the job

There are well developed chemotherapy day-case, outpatient and laboratory Haematology services across the acute hospital sites of Birmingham: Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) within the Centre for Clinical Haematology (CCH) which also houses apheresis and ECP, Heartlands Hospital (BHH), Good Hope Hospital (GHH) and non-acute Solihull Hospital (SH), with a network of clinics, CNS/nurse-led services, ACP and AOS provision at all sites, with Consultant led care.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can;Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity; removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The appointee must have experience of working in haematology and must be registered with GMC; MRCP is desirable for the post-holder.

Please see attached Job Description for more details.

Person Specification



  • Full registration with the GMC with licence to practice.
  • Evidence of achievement of Foundation competencies in line with GMC standards/Good Medical Practice
  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • *Medical Degree from a recognised University



  • *A minimum of 4 years full time post graduate training (its equivalent gained on a part time basis) or equivalent experience and competencies.
  • *Experience in the management of patients with haematological diseases and specific interest in haemostasis and haemophilia care.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrable skills in written and spoken English and ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with patients, carers and other health professionals.
  • Participation in teaching activities
  • Knowledge of clinical research
  • Commitment to continuing personal development and medical education
  • Computer Skills
  • Criminal Records Disclosure check at enhanced level
  • Full registration with the GMC with licence to practice.
  • Evidence of achievement of Foundation competencies in line with GMC standards/Good Medical Practice
  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK

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