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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/11/2019.

Consultant Radiologist

Job Reference: 347-1802070-A

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Southport & Ormskirk
£79,860 - £107,668 per an

Working at Southport and Ormskirk means joining a team of 3,000 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being.

We’re a friendly bunch who’ll give you the opportunities to grow your skills and make an impact that gets noticed.

We have a new and dynamic leadership team that’s starting to shape how we’ll care for patients in the years ahead. It’s an exciting time we want people like you to be part of.

So, whether you’re starting out, settling down or simply looking for the next step in your career, there’s a role for you at Southport and Ormskirk.

Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Consultant Radiologist

10 PA's


£77,913 - £105,042

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Applications are invited for the position of Consultant Radiologist at Southport & Ormskirk Hospitals NHS Trust. The Trust has two sites; Southport District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital, and there will be a requirement to work across both sites. Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals are busy District General Hospitals providing a wide range of services.

The Radiology Service has departments on both sites. The Trust operates a fully integrated RIS/PACS with integrated voice recognition. In addition to providing the Hospital Trust with a comprehensive Radiology Service the department provides services to 170 General Practitioners, serving a population of 258,000 through 60 Practices and Health Centre’s.

The Radiology Directorate provides the following Services on the Southport and Formby District General Hospital site: Plain Radiography, General Ultrasound, Obstetric Ultrasound, Doppler Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy, Vascular Radiology, Interventional Radiology, Computerised Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Bone Mineral Densitometry. The Directorate provides the following Services on the Ormskirk District General Hospital site: Plain Radiography, General Ultrasound, Obstetric Ultrasound, Doppler Ultrasound, Computerised Tomography, Mammography and Dental Radiography including Paediatric services.

Services provided on the Southport and Formby District General Hospital site include major Surgery, acute Orthopaedics, acute Elderly care, CCU/ ITU, Urology, 24 hour Adult Accident and Emergency services and acute admissions for Medicine and Surgery.

Southport and Formby District General Hospital is also the home to the North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre and provide specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man. The centre, which is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for the treatment of people who require permanent mechanical ventilation following spinal cord injury, admits patients from across the United Kingdom for this highly specialised care.

Services provided on the Ormskirk District General Hospital site include Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Neonatal Unit, planned Orthopaedics, Endoscopy procedures, Dental, Ophthalmic, ENT and Rehabilitation services. A new build Diagnostic and Treatment Centre and a Paediatric Accident and Emergency Department are present at Ormskirk, where there is also the the West Lancashire Health Centre which is a Minor Injuries Unit covered by Virgin Care’ and minor injuries unit.

Applicants should demonstrate a high level of radiology clinical experience and competence and development of subspecialty areas of interest in addition to core skills is encouraged.

We are looking for the successful candidates to join our existing team of 7 Radiologists. The out of hours emergency radiology service is currently provided by a third party provider and as a result this post currently has no on call commitment.

We are looking for dynamic colleagues with enthusiasm and leadership qualities. It is essential you have full GMC Registration and be included on the Specialist Register, or be within 6 months of CCT/CESR at the time of interview. The trust is committed to equal opportunities in Employment and operates a no smoking policy. Enhanced CRB checks will be made for the successful applicant.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to these values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Advertising Date: 16th October 2019

Closing Date: 17th November 2019

Shortlisting Date: w/c 18th November 2019

Proposed Interview Date: Mid December 2019 (Thursday PM) - To be Confirmed

Please note previous applicants need not apply

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for vulnerable adults/ children disclosure)

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr R Gedela, Clinical Director, Consultant Radiologist, Tel: 01704 704112

Please note such discussions / visits do not form part of the interview process

Please apply online and expect all future correspondence relating to your application via email. This includes Invitation to Interview. We do not pay interview expenses.

Should your application be successful we will require a reference/references covering a minimum period of three years from your current/most recent employer. Wherever possible provide an email address for your referees.

If you are shortlisted we are required to check your documents to establish both your identity and your right to work in this country at interview. We require at least one item of photographic documentation.

Non-EEA candidates will need immigration sponsorship. You can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post.

You must complete a Declaration of Fitness to Practice form if the post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) assessment, and return it prior to interview. Trust policy is to charge successful applicants for DBS fees.

In submitting an application, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT process or paper staff transfer form, should you be appointed.

We reserve the right to close the job early should we receive a high volume of applications.

We are unable to respond to all applicants. If you are selected for interview you will be advised within maximum of four weeks.

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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