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Cellular Pathology Consultant

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Cellular Pathology
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
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Southend University Hospital Foundation NHS Trust
Southend on sea
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
28/02/2018 23:59

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable



Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a Teaching Hospital, linked to the London University, is the Cancer Centre for South Essex and serves a population of 338,800. We currently employ about 4,500 staff with 190 Consultant staff.

The Trust is located in Essex close to London and many areas of outstanding natural beauty. The University of Essex has a major campus in Southend and local secondary schools are ranked high in national league tables. Southend on Sea is a vibrant seaside town with a thriving sailing community. It has a busy local airport offering access to many European destinations, e.g. Barcelona, Berlin, Venice, Amsterdam, etc. There are good rail links to London with commuting time of about 45 minutes.

The department provides a comprehensive surgical pathology service, including diagnostic cytopathology, an autopsy service, breast and cervical screening services for South Essex. The current workload is in the order of 21,000 requests per annum. A wide and interesting range of biopsy material is submitted for examination, a substantial proportion of which is diagnostic work for the Trust's Cancer Centre. There is a well-developed immunohistochemistry service to support the diagnostic process, which is responsive to increasing demands from the Clinical Oncologists.

The post attracts 10pa + 2 apa’s. Only applications received via NHS Jobs will be considered.

Applications on the basis of a NHS locum position from candidates in the process of achieving specialist registration will also be considered. Informal enquiries would be welcomed by Dr Simon Payne, Head of Cellular Pathology or Dr Konrad Wolfe, Head of Pathology.

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

Dr Simon Payne Head of Histopathology on 01702 385205 or

Dr Konrad Wolfe Head of Pathology on 01702385202