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Consultant Neuroradiologist specialising in Interventional

Job Reference: 218-JC-MED-1751936

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
UHCW, Coventry
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum

We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join the Department of Neuroradiology based at University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust in Coventry. There are 4 Consultant Neuroradiologists working within the Department which is part of the Trauma & Neuro Group. The Neurosciences Unit houses Neurology, Neurosurgery, Stroke, Neurological Rehabilitation and Neurophysiology, providing a comprehensive specialist service to a population of approximately 1.5 million across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond including neuro-oncology as part of the Arden Cancer network.

UHCW NHS Trust is one of the leading teaching hospitals in the UK and is the home of Warwick Medical School, providing wide ranging opportunities to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research. It is housed in a new PFI building, opened in 2007, and provides state of the art facilities for the delivery of medical care. The trust provides local services to a population of 450,000 in the Coventry and Rugby area, and receives tertiary referrals from a population of around 1.5 million across Warwickshire and Worcestershire. UHCW is also one of the busiest major trauma centres in the country.

The successful appointee will join the existing diagnostic neuroradiologists and lead the neurovascular service in Coventry working in close collaboration with colleagues in Oxford as part of the recently established service level agreement. The Trust currently delivers a neurovascular service for emergency and elective treatment of aneurysms and AVMs and has a commitment to introduce a mechanical thrombectomy service in the future which the appointee will be able to lead. The appointment of a second interventional Neuroradiologist is part of this further service development.

The Trust supports and is committed to teaching, education, research and audit.

Candidates for the post must be registered medical practitioners and on, or eligible to join, the Specialist Register within six months of the date of the Appointments Committee.

The City of Coventry is home to 2 of the UK’s leading and expanding academic institutions, Warwick University and Coventry University. Coventry is one of the culturally most diverse cities in the UK and will be the UK’s city of culture in 2021. Both Coventry and surrounding Warwickshire offer excellent schooling both in the independent and grammar school sector as well as excellent rural living whilst being within less than 1 hour train journey from London.

Our mission is underpinned by our clear set of values and associated behaviours; Compassion, Openness, Pride, Partnership, Improve, Learn and Respect.

As an employee of our Trust you will be accountable for upholding the Trust’s values and be responsible for your own attitude and behaviour.

As part of our commitment to patients and delivery of a world class service for all we have created the UHCW Improvement (UHCWi) System in partnership with the Virginia Mason Institute in Seattle; this involves a structured approach to removing waste and putting the patient first using a lean management system and methodologies.

We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under-represented groups.


Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.


All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time


For an informal discussion and further information regarding the opportunity and Directorate, please contact:

Dr H Allroggen, Consultant Neurologist, Clinical Head of Service Neurosciences on 02476 965211 or via

The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities within the workplace; all applicants who have a disability and who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be interviewed. Where a post has an overwhelming response, this Trust may use random selection in order to reduce numbers to interview, any disabled applicants will automatically be guaranteed an interview and will be exempt from this process.

If you are identified as the successful applicant and are currently not being paid by the Trust (new starter), depending on you level of exposure with patients you may be required to undertake a Standard or Enhanced DBS. The cost of this check will be charged to you and will be deducted from your salary over the first three months of employment at the current rate.

If you are short-listed for this post you will be contacted by the Resourcing Department via email. Due to the high volume of applications for some posts, we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful, if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the stated closing date for the post, please assume that you have not been successful with that specific application.

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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