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Locum Consultant in Microbiology

Locum Consultant

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Locum Consultant
Fixed Term
Full time
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University Hospital Lewisham
£77,913 to £105,042 pa
31/01/2019 23:59

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experiences. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping  our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.

Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust

Locum Consultant in Medical Microbiology

Applications are invited for a whole-time locum consultant post in Medical Microbiology mainly based at University Hospital Lewisham, in South-East London. This post is to cover vacant substantive post which will be advertised soon. The locum post is available from 1 February 2019 for 5 months period.

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust is a new Trust formed on 1st October 2013, following the merger of Lewisham Healthcare NHS Trust and Queen Elizabeth Hospital Greenwich. We are a committed multi-professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services as one organisation.

We offer medical, surgical and emergency services to local residents, and also provide a range of specialist services for South East London and beyond. Our community health professionals work closely with the hospital and GPs to provide support to adults and children in their own homes and across a range of health centres and clinics.

LGT takes great pride in its place at the heart of the community. We are an organisation with a firm focus on the future. We will continue to run services in Lewisham and on the Queen Elizabeth site and we are committed to ensuring staff are supported in their roles.

Staff will be fully involved in planning any future changes to services, which are likely to be made in two to three years’ time. By joining us now you can play a role in shaping a new organisation that continues to put patient care first. Whatever the challenges ahead we are prepared to face them as one team.

This is your chance to join a team dedicated to the highest standards of patient care, at a Trust that continues to offer fulfilling careers and enviable development potential.

The successful applicants will join a team of 5 consultants and a Microbiology SpR, to provide clinical microbiology and infection control services for Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.

Applicants should be in possession of the FRCPath Medical Microbiolgy (or equivalent) and must be fully registered with the GMC and be on the GMC Specialist Register (Microbiology) or within six months of obtaining their CCT at the time of interview.

To apply for this post, please complete the online application form, attaching a copy of your current CV to support your application, ensuring that you include the names, addresses, telephone/fax numbers and e-mail addresses of three referees (one of whom should be your current or most recent employer) along with your Certificate of Completion of Training or evidence that you will have a CCT within 6 months of the interview date.

Closing date: 31st January 2019


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For informal enquiries and arrangements to visit the departments, please contact:

Dr Tacim Karadag, Consultant Medical Microbiologist & Head of the Department (Lewisham site) tel: 020 8333 3264/3265 e-mail: or Dr Martino Dall’Antonia, Laboratory Lead/Clinical Lead (Queen Elizabeth site) tel: 020 8836 5649, e-mail: