Staff Grade Doctor – Clinical Haematology – Permanent 12 Months Contract – Plymouth

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Cpl UK Healthcare (formally RIG Locums) are currently looking for a Clinical Haematology Staff Grade doctor in Plymouth for a 12 months permanent role.

This post holder is required to provide registrar equivalent cover in Clinical Haematology across the ward, day unit and outpatient setting. The post holder will be expected to work as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team providing direct clinical care

Main duties of the job:

The exact level of responsibility will depend on the previous experience of the doctor. Typical duties may include:

Attendance at consultant ward rounds and MDT meetings.

Ward work including ward rounds, managing a team of more junior doctors, direct admission of patients, referral when necessary to other departments, organisation of TTAs and discharge summaries and review of haematology outliers on other wards.

Day unit work including assessment of chemotherapy patients pre-treatment, management of chronic transfusion patients, assisting nursing staff in managing triage calls, and assessment of acutely unwell haematology patients.

Procedure lists including Bone Marrow Biopsies and Intrathecal Chemotherapy administration.

Outpatient clinic work including the full range of haematology sub-specialties.

Working on call as part of the ‘first on call’ haematology middle-grade tier.

The post-holder will be assigned a clinical/educational supervisor and the experience gained can be geared towards supporting individual development needs and aspirations.

 The successful candidate will benefit from the excellent career development opportunities that a specialist Haematology Department such as ours can offer whilst enjoying the lifestyle available in vibrant Plymouth.

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.


    • Sound knowledge of basic clinical sciences and the ability to applying knowledge to clinical practice
    • Able to prioritise clinical need and manage time effectively
    • Aware of own limitations and know when to consult senior colleagues
    • Understand the importance of working effectively in multi-disciplinary teams
    • At least 24 months experience in internal medicine or an ACCS programme or equivalent (not including Foundation modules)
    • Minimum 18 months experience working in NHS
    • Experience of working in Haematology registrar level including safe prescription of chemotherapy
    • Competence in procedures such as bone marrow biopsy and intrathecal chemotherapy

Why should you work with Cpl?

  • Approved NHS Framework Supplier
  • CPD training provided including BLS
  • Expert Recruiters working solely in one Specialty
  • Designated Body for the GMC
  • Appraisal and Revalidation support
  • Excellent referral schemes


  • MUST have GMC with license to practice

We can assist with updating your compliance, planning travel and accommodation, providing mandatory training/CPD courses and we are also a designated body with the GMC offering services for appraisal and revalidation.

For more information on this role please contact Abdul [email protected] or click the apply now button. 

**Not for you? Please feel free to pass on our details to anyone that may be interested in this position, and enter yourself into our referral bonus scheme** –

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