• Full Time
  • London SE18
  • 93,666 - 126,281 £ / Year

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

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  • £93,666 – £126,281 a year

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  • Full-time


London SE18

Full job description

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust is a community focused provider of local and acute care, providing high quality services to over one million people living across the London boroughs of Lewisham, Greenwich and Bexley.

With a turnover of around £700 million, we provide services at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich, University Hospital Lewisham and a range of community settings in Lewisham. We also provide some services at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup.

The Trust has 7,500 staff and we have recently invested in our workforce to grow our establishment across a number of key services. In 2020 we won a London NHS Parliamentary Award in recognition of a wide range of initiatives to make the organisation a great place to work. We are accredited as a flexible working employer offering a number of flexible working options for staff. We are also accredited as a London Living Wage employer for our substantive, bank and contractors

This is a full time Consultant Haematologist based at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Woolwich (QEH). The appointee will be based at QEH to provide a General Haematology service as well as Haem- Malignancy service.

The general Haematology workload includes providing full haematological support to all patients treated at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, GPs and the local Mental Health Trust (Oxleas). The population served is approximately 800,000. Traditionally the Haematologists have had good working links with the GPs and have provided a direct consultative service for interpretation of haematological tests and clinical problems. Anticoagulation services are partially moving into the community.

The post holder is expected to take an equal share in the delivery inpatient haematology services including Level 2B, laboratory haematology workload including blood film, bone marrow and Transfusion Management.

The post holder is expected to contribute to Thrombosis & Anticoagulation Clinic support and would be expected to share in Managerial positions as they arise according to area of interest.

Our people are our greatest asset. When we feel supported and happy at work, this positivity reaches those very people we are here for, the patients. Engaged employees perform at their best and our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) initiatives contribute to cultivate a culture of engagement. We have four staff networks, a corporate EDI Team and a suite of programmes and events which aim to insert the 5 aspirations:

Improving representation at senior levels of staff with disabilities, from black, Asian, and ethnic minorities background, identify as LGBTQ+ and women, through improved recruitment and leadership development

Widening access (anchor institution) and employability

Improving the experience of staff with disability

Improving the EDI literacy and confidence of trust staff through training and development

Making equalities mainstream

The role will be delivered as whole-time equivalent amounting to 10 programmed activities, subject to job plan review.

The post holder will work with Consultant colleagues, junior doctors, nurses, laboratory staff, clinical managers in Haematology, and other members of the Division. Other consultant colleagues, senior management of the hospital, other hospital staff at LGT. Colleagues from the SEL Cancer Alliance and Kings and GSTT Network.

  • Share with the other Consultant Haematologists in running the Haematology service, both clinical and laboratory.
  • Consultant with an interest in Haemato-Oncology & General Haematology .
  • Take part in on call rota on a 1:5 basis at QEH. Annual and study leave is covered internally with no locum cover.
  • Take part in managerial duties in the Department and Trust.
  • Undergo annual appraisal and timely revalidation.
  • Undertake CME/CPD as required by the College, and facilitated by funds from the Trust.
  • Take part in Clinical Governance as a practicing clinician and to seek to maintain clinical and laboratory standards.
  • Take part in audit using the Trust audit facilities.
  • Teaching and training of junior doctors, medical students, laboratory and other healthcare professionals.
  • Provide continuing responsibility for patients in the post holder’s care and, in partnership with colleagues, work towards the optimal functioning of the Department.
  • The post holder may be required to undertake other duties appropriate for a Consultant Haematologist not otherwise specified.





To apply for this job please visit www.lewishamandgreenwich.nhs.uk.