Consultant in Dermatology needed at the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (UK Visa Sponsorship)

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is encouraging qualified candidates to apply for the role of Consultant in Dermatology. Applications must be supported by evidence of admittance to the GMC Specialist Register or CCT/CESR within 6 months of interview.

As Manchester Foundation Trust represents the largest trust in the country, this is an exciting time to work within our Trust.  The Dermatology department is undergoing a transformational change and is rapidly expanding. Having recently developed a five year vision statement which included developing sub-specialty interests within the department; we would welcome any candidate with a pre-existing interest or one whom would like to develop one.

MFT is England’s largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year. Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We’ve also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we’ve launched in September 2022. We’re proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What’s more, we’re excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.


  • Consultant in Dermatology


  • £93,666-£126,281 per year

Job Schedule

  • Full Time


  • Wythenshawe, Trafford, Withington, Altrincham Hospitals in
  • Manchester, UK.


About the Role

The appointee will join a team of Consultants, Specialty Doctors, GPSI and Specialist Nurses to provide dermatology services to the hospitals and local community.

The post holder will be accountable to the Clinical Lead of Dermatology and the Clinical Director of Medical Specialties.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • The appointee is responsible for maintaining their professional development and to work towards continuous professional improvement in line with service needs and changes in Medical practice.
  • The post holder will participate in local CPD by joining colleagues at Salford Royal Hospital For dermatology clinical meetings twice a month and will be able to bring their own cases for Review by consultant colleagues.
  • The post holder will work in partnership with the other dermatologists to provide the general service across all four sites.
  • The consultant will assist service development in dermatology with particular reference to GPSI and specialist nurse services which may in future be provided at additional locations.
  • Management of the existing workload may change during the job and will be reflected in the job plan as necessary.
  • A typical full time job plan is 10 Pas which will include; Direct Clinical Care:
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Outpatient procedures
  • Attendance at MDT skin cancer meetings
  • Support for GPSI and Specialist nurse activities
  • Supervision of Specialty registrar
  • Ward consultations which may involve cover for Wythenshawe Hospital, Trafford
  • General Hospital or Manchester Royal Infirmary
  • Patient administration
  • Clinical meeting at SRFT
  • Directorate Meetings

Supporting Professional Activities: Training, Teaching


  • Inclusion on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of Obtaining a CSST in Dermatology
  • MB BS or equivalent.
  • Full Registration with the General Medical Council.
  • MRCP or equivalent
  • Certificate of completion of Specialist training (CCST) in Dermatology
  • Interest in teaching Undergraduate and Postgraduate medical staff As well as other healthcare Workers
  • Ability to communicate and Liaise effectively with patients And their relatives, and with Other members of the multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to work as a team with Professional colleagues, both Medical and other Disciplines
  • Car owner with full driving license
  • Agreement to live within 10 Road miles of the hospitals Served, or to have access by Motorway in the equivalent Period of traveling time
  • An understanding of the NHS management responsibilities of consultants. Experience of clinical audit.
  • Evidence of recent and current research, with relevant publications.
  • Ability to work and make patient management decisions on own initiative, whilst seeking appropriate guidance from colleagues when required.


  • UK Visa sponsorship

Important Information

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.

How to Apply

Interested and eligible individuals should please CLICK HERE for further information and to start the application process


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Application Deadline

March 25, 2024 (11:59 pm)