Doctors - Locum Consultant Haematologist

  • Department Haematology
  • Salary £79,860 - £107,668
  • Closing Date 01/06/2020
  • Location Shrewsbury
  • Grade Consultant
  • Job ref 223-MLC073C
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Locum
  • Hours 40



An excellent opportunity has arisen to become part of the Haematology team at The Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust. This appointment is based at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) but with one day a week at the Princess Royal Hospital Telford.  There is a 1:5 on-call commitment and 10 Programmed Activities per week. Applications are welcome from those unable to work full-time for personal reasons. This post is initially for 6 months.


You will be part of an existing team of 4.3 Consultant Haematologists providing care to the population of Shropshire and Mid-Wales – catchment of 520,000 people. The Department offers a full range of services and at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and there is a dedicated in-patient unit which includes 6 side rooms (hepa-filtered air) which provides level 2 BCSH care. The Hospital has a full range of back up services on site – including ITU, Renal Dialysis and Bronchoscopy.


The new £4.8m state of the art Cancer & Haematology Centre, providing dedicated facilities opened in 2012 to patients at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. Clinical Haematology occupies the first floor with Out-Patient and Day Unit facilities (10 stations) being co-located.  The in-patient facilities have been recently refurbished and a 30 bedded Haematology / Oncology Ward opened in May 2014 providing Specialised Care to Patients in a single setting.  The Pathology Laboratory has full CPA accreditation.


The Trust is proud to have been selected through a highly competitive national process to partner with the Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, widely regarded as one of the safest Hospitals in the World. This partnership will see Doctors, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals working together with colleagues from Virginia Mason and across the Country to transform Healthcare at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and share our learning across the Country.


Shropshire is an area of outstanding natural beauty and offers extensive outdoor recreational facilities and easy access to North Wales and the Welsh Coast.  Housing standards are high in the county both in Town and Country with good local state and private Schools.  The M54 motorway starts just outside Shrewsbury and provides quick access to the national motorway network.


It is essential that you have full GMC registration with a licence to practice, possess MRCP and MRCPath (or equivalent training and experience),


For an informal discussion, further details or to arrange a visit please contact

Dr S McKew, Consultant Haematologist, or on 01743 261000 Ext 3539


The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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