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Consultant Neuroradiologist

Job Reference: 379-MHRPURPLE52

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
RSCH, Brighton

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If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.







Two posts




We are looking for 2 Neuroradiologists (Diagnostic or Interventional)


This is an opportunity to join a busy and aspiring department of 4 neuroradiologists who provide a comprehensive general and specialist diagnostic and interventional service.


Currently Neurosciences is undergoing an exciting period of investment for expansion and a new build to be completed by 2020. These are new posts to support and advance tertiary neuroradiology services in the region, to address the existing backlog in reporting, the increase in demand, and the expansion in interventional activity and stroke imaging.


The successful applicant should possess FRCR (or equivalent), should have undertaken accredited Neuroradiology training or have experience as a neuroradiologist and should be included on the Specialist Register within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview.


In early 2019 Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) published its report following its inspection of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH) which showed a significant improvement in our rating to the second-highest possible: ‘Good’. It also rated the trust as ‘Outstanding’ for caring.


When completing the application form please ensure you complete the section relating to your CCT date. If you have already have your CCT please confirm when you will be on the GMC Specialist Register. Please be aware you only have 12 months from your CCT to join the specialist registrar otherwise you will have to go through the CESR Route.


In addition to supplying us with your referee details for the last 3 years please also provide us with the contact details of your Responsible Officer for Appraisal and Revalidation


In the interest of equal opportunities, we want to make sure that information about candidates is provided in the same format so all applicants should fill in the standard application form on the NHS Jobs website and attach their cv.


Closing date 26 March 2019 at 12pm









For further details / informal visits contact:

For more information prospective candidates are welcome to contact Ram Vundavalli, Lead Consultant Neuroradiologist ( or Panos Koumellis, Consultant Interventional Neuroradiologist ( 01444441881 extension 5722/5718Please refer to the person specification in the job description with regards to CCT requirements.

General information for applicants

Successful candidates will join the first pay step within their salary band (unless otherwise stated). All our colleagues receive an annual appraisal. For colleagues appointed after 1 April 2019, this guides their progression through the salary steps.

As part of our commitment to a safe working environment, we undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check on all new employees. We make offers in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome. These will be considered alongside all other applications. Under the Residence Labour Market Test, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

Please apply as early as you're able for this role. Sometimes, we receive exceptional interest, and close adverts earlier than specified. If you are not successful in this application, we may be able to offer you a position through our Bank. Do keep watching our 'Current Vacancies' and apply for the next suitable position.

Further Information

Specific information about this role is in the documents accompanying this advertisement.

For further more information, or help with the application process, please contact the HR Employment Services Team. You can reach them 01444 448692 /448616 or by email:

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 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 Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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, 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.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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

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