NHS Specialty Doctor in Haematology

  • £51,765 - £81,200
  • Wales
  • Permanent

A leading University Health Board in Wales are looking to add a Specialty Doctor in Haematology to support their well-established multidisciplinary team, as part of their service expansion. This is a permanent 10 PA (40 hours p/w) contract with no on-call commitments, working alongside the other Specialty Doctors, Specialty Registrars and Consutlant Haematologists to deliver specialist BCSH Level 3 Haematology care to the surrounding population, as a leading tertiary referral centre. The Health Board will actively support your professional development as an NHS Haematologist and will assign you a formal CESR supervisor that will work with you to secure your remaining portfolio competencies to complete your GMC Specialist Registration application. The Department have close-working links with the Royal College of Pathologists and training sessions will be available to support your development in sub-specialist you are looking to develop your skillset in. The Department run regular FRCPath teaching sessions and you will have access to these whilst you are working on your Fellowship exams. The department treat all general and sub-specialty areas of Haematology on-site, so this would be a perfect place for an individual collating CESR competencies. You can expect the following duties and responsibilities.

  • Work with multidisciplinary team to deliver high standard of safe and effective clinical care
  • Attending regular teaching sessions and CESR support meeting
  • Undertaking physical assessment and history of patients
  • Liaising with Primary Care teams and medical sub-specialities
  • Conducting rounds with the Consutlant team and support juniors
  • Morphology and Haematopathology training
  • Contributing towards multidisciplinary team meetings
  • Dedicated time for Supporting Professional Activities

Key Details

  • Salary: £51,765 - £81,200
  • Location: Wales
  • Duration: Permanent

Haematology Centre

This is a renowned leading University Health Board running a specialist BCSH Level 3 Haematology service for an approximate population of 400,000 that is renowned for regional training, research, and supporting overseas trained doctors through the CESR process towards GMC Specialist Registration. The Haematology centre has 10-to-20 inpatient beds catering for management of patients with haematological disorders, including ATG for aplastic anaemia, acute leukaemia, lymphoma salvage regimes, a 4 bedded unit for autologous stem cell transplants, along with a busy day-unit for day case chemotherapy and associated procedures.


The Haematology department are very active in trial recruitment, and you will have an opportunity to recruit patients that meet the eligibility criteria for regional and national trials. Alongside this, you will be encouraged to pursue your own research and development in line with the centre’s Research and Development strategy.


  • You benefit from being a part of an exciting and forward-thinking Haematology department, in a well-run Health Board, in a welcoming coastal location in Wales.
  • The Health Board has a large IMG population, and you will be assigned a mentor when first arriving to help you settle into the local area.
  • The Trust is renowned for supporting internationally trained Haematologists in their first UK posts and have excellent training and non-training programmes available in Haematology.
  • The Health Board is a recognised centre for CESR support and the Haematology department have a close-working relationship with the RCPath.
  • The local University is one of the top rated for research and student satisfaction in the UK, with close-working links to the Health Board and Haematology department.
  • Cost of living is below the national average with affordable rental accommodation and excellent state and grammar schools nearby for your children (if applicable)


  • Full GMC Registration (or invitation to ID check) – essential
  • Specialty specific experience in Haematology – essential
  • Specialty specific post graduate qualification in Haematology – desirable

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next Oncology 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 NHS Specialty Doctor in Haematology 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 Oncology role in the NHS 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

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this vacancy or if you would like to discuss your search for work and seek advice on other available posts then please send a copy of your most recent CV to apply@bdiresourcing.com and one of the specialist oncology team will be in touch to discuss your options.

We look forward to hearing from you and wish you all the best with your job search.

Rich Halliday Managing Consultant

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