Consultant in Paediatric Radiology

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
03 Apr 2018
03 May 2018
Paediatrics, Radiology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Leeds General Infirmary

We are looking for an individual to fill this new post within the Paediatric Radiology Department at the Leeds General Infirmary Hospital.

Leeds Children’s Hospital is one of the largest Children’s Hospitals in the UK, providing a comprehensive range of acute and elective secondary and specialist tertiary clinical services to over 300,000 children, living within Yorkshire & Humber and beyond.

Leeds is a major trauma centre for paediatrics, is one of 3 designated centers within the UK for Paediatric Liver transplantation, and one of the largest centres in the UK for Cystic Fibrosis and Paediatric Surgery. The Children’s and Teenage Young Adult Haematology and Oncology service, is one of the UK’s leading centres for research and has recently won a national award for innovation and excellence.

Applicants are invited for this full time Consultant Paediatric Radiology post to join a team of 7 experienced enthusiastic Consultant Paediatric Radiologists, who currently provide a comprehensive range of Paediatric Radiology services for the Children’s Hospital.

You will be expected to provide a high quality service in paediatric MRI, CT, ultrasound, fluoroscopy and plain film reporting and participate within the on call rota. This post has been developed primarily to support expansion of our clinical services, rapid expansion of paediatric interventional radiology which has led to realignment of current post holders’ roles and the requirement for a new individual to support secondary and tertiary Paediatric Trauma, Orthopaedic and Rheumatology services. The applicant would be encouraged to support and help further develop the MSK services and relevant MDT’s but development of other subspecialty interests will be considered and supported if at all possible.

The paediatric radiology team are part of one of the largest radiology Clinical Services Unit’s and Radiology Training schemes in the country, with the Radiology Academy being one of only 3 within the UK. The appointee will also be expected to actively participate in Academy teaching, Radiology training and departmental audit. We would also actively encourage participation within research.

The successful applicants must hold FRCR or equivalent and should be included on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview, if currently within a training programme within the UK. In accordance with the consultant regulations, all other categories of doctors must be on the Specialist Register. Applicants must also have undertaken at least 1 year sub specialty training in paediatric radiology in a recognized children’s centre. A strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and a research interest is also desirable.

Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work full or part time and those wishing to job share.

If shortlisted, you will be required to give a 10 minute presentation on:

‘My vision for the provision of paediatric radiology across the Yorkshire region in the next 10 years.’

Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the hospital, which can be arranged by contacting: Dr Helen Woodley, Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, 0113 3922336 (secretary)

INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD: Thursday 31 May 2018

If you wish to discuss this, or have any queries, please contact Lynn Lindley in Medical Staffing on (0113) 2064895: E Mail Address: or click the Apply button.

Please note that only electronic applications can be accepted for this post.

This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Silver Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. For Band 1 roles the Trust will pay the cost of the DBS checks and refund to you the cost of the update service. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed. The Trust operates a points based waiting list system.

If you have any questions about the process please contact LTHT Resourcing on (0113) 2065980.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants




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