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IR Fellow - Radiology

Job Reference: 287-DOC-9-18

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University NHS Trust
RLUH, Liverpool
£30,605 - £48,128 Per Ann

We’re one of the largest and busiest hospital trusts in the North of England seeing almost one million patients every year.

We provide services across two sites which contain our three hospitals: the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital and Liverpool University Dental Hospital.

We ensure that we deliver patient focused, service led care to the people of Liverpool and NW England by working closely with our health and social care partners and by involving our patients and staff in our research projects, future plans and everyday operational issues.

We’re one of the top 20 teaching trusts in the country with well-established links to both the University of Liverpool and John Moores University.

There are currently around 40 wards, more than 710 beds (excluding day case and dialysis beds) and we’re the main Emergency Department for the city of Liverpool, the largest of its kind in the country, with the ability to treat major, complex trauma as well as minor injuries.

Major services such as respiratory care, diabetes, orthopaedics and trauma, general surgery and urology are based within the hospital, together with regional and national specialist services in nephrology, renal transplant, renal dialysis, pancreatic surgery, ophthalmology - including a national ocular oncology (eye cancer) service - haematology, bone marrow transplant and vascular surgery. We’re a major centre for diagnosing, treating and the research of cancer, treating over 20 different types of cancer.

Please Note: If you’re an ‘At Risk’ NHS employee you must state this clearly at the top of the Additional Information section on your application form.

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Applications are invited for a 12 month fixed term post as a post CCT Clinical Fellow in Interventional Radiology to commence from August 2018. Applicants should hold full GMC registration and have 5 years’ experience within radiology of which at least one year should be in interventional radiology.

The post is for up to 7 supervised sessions in interventional radiology and three in diagnostic radiology which will constitute CT, USS or plain film reporting. The applicant will be on the Interventional radiology on call rota which is non-resident and banded at 2A.

The hospital is the regional vascular centre and there is therefore a high volume of complex peripheral arterial procedures and renovascular access work. There is a growing DVT service and an established EVAR programme which incorporates FEVAR, branched-EVAR and EVAS.

Oncological procedures that are undertaken currently are RFA, TACE, SIRT and nanoknife. The hospital is a tertiary unit for pancreatic and hepatobiliary patients.

The other large internationally recognised speciality in our department is AVM embolisation.

There is a general IR commitment including TIPS, nephrostomies, central (not PICC) line placement and GI haemorrhage etc.

You will be joining a team of 6 full time and two part time IR consultants and will partake in a 1 in 8 on call rota. There are 32 consultants altogether within the imaging directorate. We are a major training department for IR with usually at least one senior trainee in post and junior trainees allocated to most sessions.

There are ongoing audit and research opportunities in the department and these would be actively encouraged.

Final salary will be determined by number of years of prior experience.

Please contact Dr Usman Shaikh, Interventional Radiologist for further information. 0151 706 2748 or

For further details / informal visits contact:

Please contact Dr Usman Shaikh, Interventional Radiologist for further information. 0151 706 2748 or

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We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we’ve received sufficient applications.

Trust policy requires the cost of DBS applications be recovered via salary.The amount of £31(standard) or £49(enhanced) can be deducted from salary, in manageable monthly instalments for up to 3 months following commencement in post.

The Trust is committed to creating a well-managed,flexible working environment that supports staff & promotes welfare & development. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity;we value the contribution of individual talent, skills, knowledge and experience and aim for a workforce demography representative of the local community.We operate Zero Tolerance to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment.We will make reasonable adjustments to ensure our recruitment & selection process is accessible to all.Flexible Working applications will be considered.

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Please Note:new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band.

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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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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