Specialist Grade in Clinical Haematology

  • £83,945 - £95,275
  • South Coast
  • Fixed

An NHS Trust in the South of the UK are currently in search of a full-time Specialist Haematologist to join a dedicated team, where they are committed to delivering top-notch haematology services.

As a member of the team, the successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues to ensure the provision of high-quality Hematology and Blood Transfusion services, adhering to the standards necessary for accreditation with the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).

This position offers a contract for 10 Programmed Activities (PAs), and we are open to considering flexible working arrangements to support a healthy work-life balance. Options such as extended days, compressed hours, and part-time schedules will be thoughtfully reviewed.


The role of the Specialist entails a range of general responsibilities aimed at providing comprehensive clinical haematology care across outpatient, day case, and inpatient settings within a multidisciplinary team (MDT) framework. Key duties include:

  • Providing comprehensive clinical haematology care across outpatient, day case, and inpatient settings within a multidisciplinary team (MDT) structure.
  • Offering liaison and clinical advice regarding haematology test results, anticoagulation, and blood transfusion to both hospital and primary care physicians.
  • Reviewing and authorizing blood films referred by Biomedical Scientists for a second opinion.
  • Actively participating in clinical governance and clinical audit processes to ensure high standards of care.
  • Sharing in a 1 in 4 consultant haematology on-call rota, with one of the four rotations covered by colleagues from the University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust.
  • Participating in the Royal College of Pathologists or Physicians Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme.
  • Contributing to undergraduate education and the training of postgraduate trainees in haematology, as well as non-medical staff.
  • Contributing to the research output and administrative needs of the department.
  • Participating in the bone marrow lists within the department.
  • Providing outpatient services for haematology patients, including formal clinics twice a week and additional clinics for urgent cases and patients undergoing chemotherapy as needed.
  • Supervising haematology patients undergoing treatment in day care settings.
  • Maintaining and enhancing the quality of the haematology laboratory service to ensure the provision of high-quality diagnostic services.
  • Developing existing specialist services in haematology and hemato-oncology in alignment with national and network guidelines and Trust policies.
  • Improving blood transfusion practice within the Trust in accordance with national guidelines and legal requirements, collaborating with the Hospital Transfusion Practitioner and the Hospital Transfusion Committee.

Continuing Professional Development:

The Trust is a research-active organization with a dedicated R&D Department that collaborates closely to foster, support, and conduct research endeavours.

The Trusts commitment to employee development and training is paramount. Housed within the Education Centre, the Learning and Development, Clinical Education, Leadership Development, and Library & Knowledge Services teams work to empower staff in their professional roles and career advancement.

They offer a comprehensive range of training opportunities, both internally and externally, catering to both clinical and non-clinical staff. These include:

  • Apprenticeships in clinical and non-clinical fields (including Nursing degree/Nursing Associate programs)
  • Access to external courses, workshops, and conferences, including Post Qualifying Training and Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Management and Leadership Development programs, encompassing coaching and bespoke training tailored to specific team needs
  • Clinical Training programs such as Preceptorship, Care Certificate, and Continuing Professional Development courses for Clinical Band 1-4 staff
  • Information Technology (IT) Training to enhance digital literacy
  • "Finding the Evidence" sessions to support evidence-based practice
  • Mandatory Training programs including Corporate Induction Programme and Resuscitation training
  • E-Learning Courses accessible to facilitate flexible learning opportunities.

They are dedicated to empowering our staff through continuous learning and development initiatives, ensuring they are equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to provide exceptional care and service.

Other Trust Benefits

  1. CESR support program with ties to University Hospitals in the surrounding region where specialist services can be offered for exposures and secondments
  2. Opportunities to work part time remotely
  3. Opportunities to work from abroad
  4. £10,000 relocation package
  5. On-site hospital accomodation


In order to apply for this role you will need:

  • GMC Registration complete (or awaiting ID check)
  • PLAB, MRCP or FRCR (or equivalent)
  • Language test (OET or IELTS)
  • ECFMG verification
  • Prior experience working as an independent Oncologist
  • Experience with teaching and training of junior doctors
  • Experience prescribing SACT

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

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