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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/06/2020.

Consultant Radiologist (Breast Imaging)

Job Reference: 360-E-54

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£79,860 £107,668

As an employer of nearly 5,000 staff, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust is the place to be. Having have been shortlisted over the last three years for 18 national people related awards and most recently winning the Nursing Times award for Best UK Employer 2019 we are immensely proud of our achievements.

We have lots to shout about! Despite having lots of challenges, we’ve worked really hard to make West Herts a great place to work. The good news is we’re really starting to see the results of our efforts. We’re one of the few NHS organisations across the UK to have achieved a phenomenal 0% nurse vacancy rate within our adult inpatient areas. We have also recently secured over £450m capital funding to transform our sites and give our patients and colleagues within #teamwestherts the working environment they deserve.

Radiology Department

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Consultant Radiologists with a sub-specialist interest in breast imaging

10 PA’S

Applications are invited for a Consultant Radiologist to join our current team of 22 Radiologists. Ideally we are looking for a candidate with a sub-specialist interest in breast imaging. Full-time and part-time applications welcome.

The Trust has 3 sites, at Watford General Hospital, Hemel Hempstead General Hospital and St Albans City Hospital and is situated north of London with attractive surrounding countryside and excellent local schools and transport links.

Acute services are centralised on the Watford site and breast imaging at the St Albans site. There is an Acute Assessment Unit with 120 beds at the Watford site with dedicated imaging facilities. The successful candidates will be required to work some extended hours into the evening and at weekends in providing a Consultant led service for the acute admissions at Watford General Hospital. The reporting of out of hours CT scans has been outsourced to a private company and the successful candidate would be expected to join the back up on-call rota (currently 1:21).

These posts are full-time, however, applicants wishing to work part-time or job-share are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant must possess the F.R.C.R. or equivalent and have their C.C.T. or be within 6 months of obtaining their C.C.T. at the time of interview. Informal enquiries and visits very welcome.

Please contact Dr Shilpan Patel, Clinical Director on 07878481166.

Your salary will be dependent on relevant NHS experience

We encourage and welcome people with disabilities, if you need help please ask.

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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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