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Consultant Radiologist

Job Reference: 209-A-19-1795007

East Cheshire NHS Trust
Macclesfield District General Hospital, Victoria Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum, pro rata

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care. Join our team and support our vision of delivering the right care first time, every time.

Applications are invited for substantive or locum Consultant Radiologist posts at Macclesfield District Hospital, East Cheshire NHS Foundation Trust. Successful candidates will join a happy, friendly and enthusiastic group of 8 Consultants, a senior speciality grade doctor and a team of highly experienced Radiographers in a beautiful part of Cheshire.

The directorate is seeking 2 full time (10 PA) candidates to provide general Radiology services. Subspecialty interests including Cardiac Imaging, Paediatric and Musculoskeletal imaging and any other interests are desirable. As with all the existing group of Radiologists, these new posts would be expected to provide an all-round General Radiology support including US, CT, MR and Plain film reporting as well as any chosen subspecialty area of expertise. On-call reporting can be performed from home via tele-radiology and overnight CT scans are outsourced to an external company from 8 PM – 8 AM, 7 days a week.

The department offers a high quality CT, MR, US, Plain film and Flouroscopy services. There are regular MDT’s in various modalities. Established links exist with tertiary centres in Manchester, where needed. New appointees would be encouraged to take up roles in strengthening and furthering these ties. Successful candidates will also be able to join the existing group of Radiologists in any available non-NHS work as soon as possible.

The Radiology department has a proud tradition of being one of the pioneers in Radiographer role extension. We now have a group of reporting radiographers that are a massive support to the system. We are hoping to start providing cardiac imaging services in the near future.

Macclesfield DGH has a long history of being a highly rated friendly hospital with wide ranging acute and elective services. Nestled in the pleasant and picturesque periphery of the peak district, there is plenty to do here. Great schools, a great choice of outdoor activities as well as a fabulous laid back vibe to the town and surrounding areas are a definite attraction to anyone that might want to live around here. Great air and train connectivity is an added bonus.

Applicants must have MBBS and FRCR qualifications or equivalent and be fully registered with the GMC and hold a license to practice. Applicants must have entry on the GMC Specialist Register via CCT (proposed CCT date must be within six months of the interview date), CESR or European Community Rights. Interested candidates with a proposed CCT date beyond six months are still advised to apply for the post as further appointments are envisaged in the near future.

This post is Permanent

Hours per week: 10 PA's

Closing date: 4th September 2019

Interview date: 25th September 2019

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate.

If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

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Please read the guidance for applicants and completing the application form documents prior to completing your application form (documents are located to the right).

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). In order to facilitate applications from all members of the community the Trust is able to offer services including Braille Applications and Interpreting Services.

The Trust may close any advertised post before the stated closing date. We recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

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By applying for this post you are agreeing to East Cheshire NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note, all communication regarding your application will be made via email, please ensure you check your junk/spam folders as emails are sometimes filtered there.

If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the advert closing date, regretfully you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

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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