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Consultant in Radiology with an interest in Chest and Paediatrics

Job Reference: 370-MEDCWRD-0829A

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
370 CS DGS Radiology Medical Staff - 536010
£77,913 to £105,042 pa

“Our Mission is to be outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other….

Consultant Radiologist x 1 Post


Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to offer outstanding opportunities for 1 full-time Consultant Radiologist with a specialist interest in Chest and Paediatric Imaging.

The Trust wishes to appoint 1 full-time Consultant Radiologist with experience and interest in chest and paediatric imaging, to join the team of 17 Consultant Radiologists. There is scope for joining a team of Chest Radiologists performing lung/chest biopsies, chest x-ray and lung cancer MDT, supporting development of lung cancer pathway. There is scope for streamlining Paediatric Services and joining a team of 3 Radiologists with special interest in Paediatric imaging, Paediatric MDT, collaboration with regional Paediatric Centre at Alder Hey and/or other local hospitals in Cheshire and Merseyside.

A full range of radiological services are available at WHHFT including Interventional Radiology, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, CT/MR, DEXA, Cardiac Catheter Suite and Breast services.

There are 3 multi-slice CT Scanners, 2 MRI Scanners, a gamma/SPECT camera and a comprehensive multi-site ultrasound and plain radiography service. You will also add a contribution to general radiology and be part of a 1:15 On-Call Rota at Warrington Hospital.

There is a Carestream PACS system installed. Opportunities for home reporting will be available in the near future.

The Trust is actively involved in Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching, in association with the University of Liverpool and up to 6 Specialist trainees are attached to the department at a time. The Trust comprises of three hospitals; Warrington (Acute), Halton (Non-Acute) and the Cheshire and Mersey Treatment Centre (Non-Acute Orthopaedic and Imaging Unit).

Warrington is located in a desirable part of Cheshire in the North West of England, equidistant from the vibrant cities of Manchester and Liverpool. These areas afford a variety of recreational, cultural, entertainment, retail and sporting/leisure opportunities to suit most interests. Beautiful countryside is easily accessible in the Lake District, Peak District and North Wales. Transport links are excellent with easy access to the M6, M56 and M62 motorways and the national rail network. Manchester and Liverpool international airports are nearby (30 minutes drive).

For an informal discussion or visit, please contact Dr Nusrat Alam, Consultant Radiologist/Specialty Lead via the Secretaries’ office on 01925 662731 or via Angela Millward, Radiology Business Support Manager on 01925 662385.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

This Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes diverse applications from people with disabilities, from ethnic minorities and all other social groups. We encourage all applicants to share their equality information with us; please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why’ in the additional information. We operate Family Friendly and Career Break policies.

The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

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Please note pay progression is subject to the NHS Agenda for Change Pay Progression provisions applicable from 1st April 2019.

All posts are subject to NHS Employment Check Standards including a DBS check, if applicable. Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the ‘Vulnerable Adults List’, the ‘Children’s List’ and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA’s) barred lists.

A charge of £39 (Standard) or £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.

NB. Current employees of Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust who have had a satisfactory DBS check, carried out by this Trust during the last 3 years, will not be required to undertake a new one. Where staff have not had a check (classification appropriate to the post offered) within the last 3 years, they will be required to undertake and pay for this, as per the arrangements above.

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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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.

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