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Consultant Radiologist

Job Reference: 358-1634288-CON-B

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Radiology
Location:
Glenfield, Leicester
Salary:
£79,860 - £107,668

We are delighted to invite applications for a Consultant Breast Radiologist to join an existing team of eight Consultant Breast Radiologists at University Hospitals of Leicester. The appointment will be up to whole time, a minimum of 5 breast sessions are required for those consultants participating in the breast screening programme. Any Consultant who is unable for personal reasons, to work whole time, will be eligible to be considered for the post on a less than full-time basis.

This is a substantive post covering both the screening and symptomatic pathways. The service strives to provide the highest standards of healthcare for our patients from our purpose-built Breast Care Centre at Glenfield Hospital. As part of an established multi-disciplinary team 950 cancers were diagnosed in 2016.

Our breast screening programme is one of the largest in the East Midlands. Our Breast Screening population is 160,000. In addition to the screening activity our symptomatic and surveillance demand is approximately 17,000 per year. We are a centre that is actively involved in clinical trials and have successfully secured Tomosynthesis and Contrast Enhanced Mammography equipment. There is also the opportunity to practice a wide range of diagnostic and interventional procedures including breast MRI (screening and symptomatic) and increasing use of vacuum assisted biopsy.

Successful candidates will be welcome, if appropriate to participate in the on-call rota covering acute radiology as well as undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and clinical governance/audit.

We are looking for people that live our values to help us make a difference to the thousands of patients who come to us for treatment every year. You will need to be motivated, passionate, and able to work as part of a team. Working for University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) will be a challenging, ever-changing and a rewarding experience.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Those interested are strongly recommended to contact the service and arrange a visit.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Prashanth Patel – Clinical Director

Email: Prashanth.Patel@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Dr Nicola Hartley – Breast Radiologist/Symptomatic Lead

Email: nicola.hartley@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Tel: 0116 250 2514




We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.


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.


UK Registration

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



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