Consultant Histopathologist with interest in Oral & Maxillofacial reporting

  • £99,532 - £131,964
  • South East
  • Fixed

A Trust in the South East are looking for a Consultant Histopathologist to join their highly specialised team in a Specialist Reconstructive Surgery Centre and contribute to the workload in Head & Neck, Oral & Maxillofacial, ENT, Salivary Gland and Thyroid reporting.

Due to the nature of the hospital, this post presents an unrivalled opportunity to develop the post-holder’s sub-specialty interests and skills.

Alongside professional opportunity, the post’s location provides easy access and is well connected to London and the South Coast. Being nearby the High Weald National Landscape and South Downs National Park, the location is based in a beautiful area of the UK, drastically increasing the quality of life there. There are plentiful, high-quality schooling options in the area, so this post is also ideal for applicants that would be relocating with their family.   

Key Details

  • Job Title: Consultant Histopathologist with interest in Oral & Maxillofacial reporting
  • Location: South East
  • Salary: £99,532 - £131,964
  • Contract: Fixed-Term (12months with possible extension)

The Department

The hospital has digital photography, image analysis and will be procuring a full digital histopathology solution soon. There are facilities for dictation of microscopic descriptions and remote working is permissible allowing for great flexibility in the post holder’s rota.

The Histopathology laboratory is fully equipped and includes a purpose designed specimen dissection area with AFOS extraction and ventilated specimen storage facilities. The laboratory service provides on-site tissue processing and slide-staining and preparation, conventional histochemistry and immunohistochemistry. Well established links exist to regional laboratories for specialist support in molecular genetics, lymphoid, thyroid, bone and soft tissue tumour pathology.

Main Duties

  • This is a 10PA job with no out of hours requirements
  • The post holder will  take part in 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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