Date published: Jan 11, 2022, 14:47 PM


Colchester & Ipswich Hospital, East Anglia United Kingdom


East Suffolk and North East Essex NHS Trust is seeking enthusiastic, motivated and committed applicants to join the clinical team within the current Medical Microbiology workforce.

The posts are based at Colchester and Ipswich bases within ESNEFT respectively. This job description is intended to cover the main parts of the post only. Applicants are invited to enquire regarding any point(s) they are unsure about.

  • To provide leadership in the management, provision and development of Microbiology and Infection Control Services for the department.
  • To undertake laboratory work including advice regarding diagnostic samples, validation and interpretation of results and involvement in agreeing policies and procedures for the examination of samples.
  • To participate in the diagnosis and management of individual patients by liaison with patients, clinicians and other hospital and community staff.
  • To regularly and systematically review all departmental policies, SOPs and protocols in line with Trust policy on document control and risk management strategy.
  • To maintain effective communication and engagement with clinical colleagues and other service users, including consultants in communicable disease control and health protection.

An Enhanced Relocation package is available to the right candidate to support moving to the local area. For further information please click here.

Essential qualifications

The posts are suitable for clinical colleagues with a CCT in Medical Microbiology or dual accreditation in Medical Microbiology/Infectious Diseases, and Consultant Clinical Scientists who have passed the FRCPATH part 2 examination.


Apply online at NHS.

Applications close

Feb 1, 2022, 23:59 PM
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