Consultant Radiologists x2

Wirral, Merseyside
12 Apr 2018
27 Apr 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for 2 Consultant Radiologists, to join our friendly, diverse and enthusiastic department of 19 Consultants, 1 Associate Specialist grade and 10 Specialist Registrars.

1 post is a new cross sectional post to increase our capacity. The successful applicant should be experienced in general cross sectional radiology - subspecialist interests of GI, ENT and paediatrics are desirable. All other subspecialties will, however, be readily considered, with a strong suitable candidate preferred over a particular interest. The second post is for a Consultant Breast Radiologist, involving both screening and symptomatic work, with some general radiology work also expected. Please see further details in the job description.

The Radiology Department at WUTH is mainly based at Arrowe Park Hospital, with the breast unit at the nearby Clatterbridge site, and 2 additional non-acute sites. All radiological sub-specialties and imaging modalities are provided, with the exception of nuclear medicine. The department has good relationships both internally and with our primary and secondary care colleagues.

The Directorate is part of the Mersey Deanery Radiology Training Programme. On-call commitment will be second on-call approximately 1 in 12 (Band A) with first on-call being a combination of a Specialist Registrars regional reporting service and overnight external outsourcing. Home reporting is an aspiration for the near term. Flexible working with extended days is readily accommodated.

The Department at APH is well-equipped with 3 Multi-slice CT scanners (including one of the first Toshiba Genesis top of the range CTs in the UK,) 2 Phillips 1.5 T MRI scanners, an Angiographic Suite, 2 digital screening rooms and 4 Ultrasound rooms. Wirral Breast Centre is on the Clatterbridge site. It has 3 Digital Screening rooms and 3 ultrasound rooms.

Wirral Hospital Trust is an acute hospital of 900 beds on 2 sites plus two smaller non-acute units, situated in a semi-rural location between Birkenhead and Chester and 45 minutes from Manchester. The hospital is on the Wirral Peninsula in close proximity to the M53 connecting to the national motorway network. The Wirral has excellent primary and secondary schools, including grammar schools, plus private schooling. There are also excellent recreational facilities locally – 4 golf courses, sailing, riding, fishing and the Wirral is within easy driving distance of the North Wales coast, Anglesey and also the Lake District.

Informal enquiries to:-

Dr S Lea, Divisional Medical Director, 0151 604 7786

Dr Y Jones, Clinical Service Lead, 0151 678 5111, ext 2165

Alternatively, please click the apply button.

Applicants must hold a CCT (or be within 6 months of obtaining this at the time of

interview) or be on the Specialist Register. Candidates must hold full General Medical

Council registration. The appointee must be able to demonstrate immunity to Hepatitis

B, and will be subject to clearance by the Criminal Records Bureau.

It is essential that a full CV is uploaded along with your completed application form.

All referees will be contacted prior to interview if shortlisted for the post.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital is committed to employing only those individuals whose values, behaviours and competency match our high expectations. The Trust has a Probationary Periods policy. A probation period is time for a new recruit to the Trust, to demonstrate suitability for the role. It allows objective assessment of the individual's overall capability, skills, performance and general conduct in relation to the job to ensure they meet the requirements. The probationary period is part of the employee’s contract of employment. In instances where the appointed individual proves to be unsuitable or incapable in the role they can be dismissed for failing to achieve the necessary standards of performance within the probationary period. References will be requested prior to interview for shortlisted candidates.

Posts working with Children or Vulnerable Adults are subject to enhanced disclosure of criminal records. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment by following Trust’s policies, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately. If you are successful and a Disclosure & Barring Service check is required, the cost of the disclosure will be deducted from your salary.YOU MUST, DISCLOSE ANY PREVIOUS CONVICTIONS,CAUTIONS REPRIMANDS OR WARNING ON THE APPLICATION FORM THAT ARE NOT PROTECTED BY THE REHABILITATION OF OFFENDERS ACT 1974.The Trust will not fund applications for Work Permits and Further Leave to Remain. Those who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK 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 Trust is unlikely in these circumstance, to satisfy the Resident Labour market Test

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.

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