Consultant Histopathologist

  • £93,666 - £126,281
  • London
  • Fixed

A Trust in Greater London are looking for a Consultant Histopathologist to join their expert team in a District General Hospital with view of being incorporated into a larger, multi-Trust Pathology Network in the region. The post holder will also be working alongside other Consultants that are reporting on a wide array of site-areas which will be discussed in MDT meetings.

Due to the nature of the hospital, they have the facilities to support IMG’s through their CESR (Portfolio Pathway) application and have a strong track record of successful applicants. There is also a strong emphasis on CPD and progressing personal career interests.

The location of the post provides easy access into Central London with a 25min rail link to Euston Station. This post comes with the dual benefits of cheaper living costs than that of Central London whilst still providing easy access to all the amenities of the UK’s capital city. This post is also located nearby two international airports and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 

Key Details 

  • Job Title: Consultant Histopathologist
  • Location: Greater London
  • Salary: £93,666 - £126,281
  • Contract: Fixed-Term (12months with possible extension)

The Department

The post holder will join a team of 10 other Consultants and will be expected to take part in a significant workload of Gynae, Dermatopathology, Breast, Uropathology and Cytology.

This open plan, UKAS accredited laboratory receives approximately 29,000 Surgical Pathology requests, 2,500 Cytology requests and 800 Andrology requests a year spread across multiple site-areas. To deal with the workload, it’s equipped with the latest staining and diagnostics equipment with an annual funding of £2.8m dedicated purely for Cellular Pathology.

Main Duties

  • This is a 10PA job with no out of hours requirements
  • The post holder will take part in the 10 weekly MDTs.  
  • Expectation to take part in Appraisal, Mandatory Training and MDT attendance are expected.
  • The SPA core time is provided and undertaken within the Trust but there is availability to work from home for up to 1 day a week (needs approval from Clinical Lead)

Professional Development

  • Consultants are encouraged to develop their roles as educators, innovators and leaders within the department, the hospital and beyond.
  • Research activities are actively supported
  • Several Consultants hold National Lead roles, and we are enthusiastic in supporting each other in activities such as presenting work at national and international conferences
  • Teaching is strongly supported departmentally and trainees regularly give the department good feedback about this.
  • From the day you join the department you will be required to follow a programme of continuing education to encourage your personal development
  • You will be required to participate in clinical governance and quality improvement projects, with opportunities to collab with other departments across the Trust.
  • The Trust is extremely supportive of the GMC Revalidation process and are happy to assist in the process of annual assessment, appraisal, and Revalidation


  • Full GMC Registration
  • Recognised post graduate qualification (FRCPath)
  • Evidence of participation in CPD
  • Non-UK trained applicants need to show evidence working towards CCT equivalent (CESR/Portfolio Pathway)

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next role with BDI Resourcing, you’ll have the full support of an expert recruitment team who will assist, as standard, with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new role, you’ll then be met by one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you through all the way to starting to your new role including:

  • Document gathering and checking 
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care

We look forward to hearing from you regarding this exciting opportunity!

Angus Proctor Recruitment Consultant

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