Consultant Histopathologist

  • £93,666 - £126,281
  • North East
  • Fixed

A Trust on the North East Coast are looking for a Consultant Histopathologist to join their expert team in a large purpose-built Pathology Centre in a District General Hospital and contribute to the Pathology Services of 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 has access to excellent transportation links and is surrounded by Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and National Parks. A large coastal city in the North, the cost of living will be lower without compromising on amenities or available facilities. This includes plenty of high-quality schooling options so this post would be ideal for applicants that would be relocating with their family.

Key Details 

  • Job Title: Consultant Histopathologist (General Reporting)
  • Location: North East Coast
  • Salary: £93,666 - £126,281
  • Contract: Fixed-Term (12 months with possible extension)

The Department

A large team of 18 Consultants, the laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic tools. This includes facilities for digital dictations of macroscopic descriptions and specimen photography.

Some of the major pieces of equipment which will be available to the post-holder are five Sakura VIP processors, four Roche Benchmark Ultra platforms to perform all immunohistochemical staining and two Cryostats (1 Bright, 1 Leica). The departments is also in the process of incorporating Digital Pathology with Hamamatsu digital imaging equipment.

The laboratory is also fully prepared for Gynae and non-Gynae cytology.

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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