An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the sussessful Medical Virology services at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.
This is a new whole-time consultant post in Medical Virology reflecting the priority the Trust places on further developing and investing in Clinical Virology services and represents an opportunity to join a diverse team of Infection specialist Consultants in the Department of Infection, including two Consultants in Medical Virology.
The post consists of 11 programmed activities per week with 1 PA for 1 in 3 on call remote activity, plus 8% supplement, until 8pm in the evenings, (weekdays and at weekends) to be shared with the two other Consultant Medical Virologists in the Southampton Specialist Virology Centre (SSVC).
The team provides a wide range of diagnostic and clinical services encompassing Medical Virology, Medical Microbiology, Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) and IPC
Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.
For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the ‘Job Description and Main Responsibilities’ section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
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What you’ll do
The post-holder will support the diagnostic and clinical virology services, provided by the regional centre of expertise, namely Southampton Specialist Virology Centre.
The post holder will be expected to provide
There will be opportunities to contribute to research work in collaboration with the University of Southampton, other academic institutions and the private sector. An appointee with dual accreditation in ID and Medical Virology will be given the opportunity to undertake clinical work contributing to Infectious Diseases inpatient and/or outpatient care. The post holder will be also encouraged to support the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching curriculum and to contribute to the supervision of infection trainees in the department undertaking a training module in Medical Virology.
What we’re looking for
Applicants will be expected to hold
If an applicant is non-UK trained, they will be required to show evidence of equivalence to the UK CCT.
Individuals wishing to apply must be fully registered with the General Medical Council (GMC) and should be either already on or within 6 months of eligibility to be included on the specialist register of the GMC.
The successful candidate will be employed under the terms and conditions of service for Consultants (England) 2003.
Interviews will be held on TBC
Job Reference: 188-MT0745 - This vacancy closes on or before: 24th July 2022
Should you have any queries, please use the contact details below to get in touch.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Dr Emanuela Pelosi
Consultant in Medical Virology
Dr E Pelosi 02381 205101