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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/11/2019.

Consultant Chest Radiologist


Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Salford or Pennine, Manchester
£79860 - £107668

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) unites five local hospitals to deliver high quality care across the North East of Greater Manchester.

The Alliance provides the benefits of scale but delivers this locally through multiple hospital sites which make up four new Care Organisations – Bury/Rochdale, North Manchester, Oldham and Salford. Using our mantra of ‘Saving lives, Improving lives’, the aim is for our Care Organisations to work closely with the communities they serve to deliver safe, high quality and reliable care, which are trusted, connected and pioneering.

Our Care Organisations are designed to operate within our group arrangement of hospitals, community and healthcare services which bring together over 17,000 staff and the services of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. Our size and geographical reach means we are creating an environment each individual will be inspired and empowered by to be the best they can be. This is a really exciting time to join our new team.

Consultant Radiologist with an Interest in Thoracic Imaging

Reports/Responsible to: Radiology Clinical Director for Pennine Acute Trust (PAT) or Salford Care Organisation (SCO)

Base/Department: Your normal place of work will be at either PAT or Salford. Duties may be split over a maximum of two sites to be decided by service needs and mutual agreement.

Main purpose of the job: The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group has vacancies for two Consultant Radiologists with thoracic subspecialty experience/training to support and develop the radiology service provided across its 4 Care Organisations. Interested candidates are welcome to express their preferred base (PAT or Salford). More detailed site specific information is contained below but candidates are encouraged to enquire if there are further questions.

The post holder will be expected to undertake thoracic sub-specialty radiology including MDT and also contribute to the general work of the department including general diagnostic radiology on call.

The NCA Group model will ensure a shared governance framework across the Care Organisations to reduce variations in clinical practice, accelerate improvements in patient outcomes and also improve productivity. This provides exciting opportunities for collaborative working, including radiology, to work efficiently, grow our capacity and improve quality.

Our vision is to develop and deliver high quality diagnostic radiology services, and as a direct consequence recruit and retain well motivated high quality staff in a structure which is up to date, fit for purpose, provides job satisfaction and work life balance. We have a vision to be the employer of choice for Radiology staff in the Northwest.

To realise this vision we are committed to developing a flexible approach to job planned activity, including hub and home reporting.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Jill Carlin Dr Shyam Sunder

Clinical Director Radiology Clinical Director Radiology

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust Pennine Acute NHS Trust

Stott Lane North Manchester General Hospital

Salford Crumpsall

M6 8HD M8 5RB

0161 206 5860 0161 918 4335


Dr Anna Walsham Dr Fran Hampson

Consultant Chest Radiologist Consultant Chest Radiologist

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Stott Lane Stott Lane

Salford Salford

M6 8HD M6 8HD

0161 206 4525 0161 206 4525


Dr Carolyn Allen

Consultant Chest Radiologist

Pennine Acute NHS Trust

North Manchester General Hospital

Delaunays Road


M8 5RB

0161 720 2976


Applicants may also wish to contact:

Dr Roger Laitt

Consultant Neuroradiologist

Radiology Chair NCA

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Stott Lane


M6 8HD

Tel: 0161 206 5860

If you are applying to work for Salford Royal it is important that you are aware of the following:

The Trust has four core values which are a focus for how our staff and volunteers work with each other and care for patients.

These shared values (patient and customer focus, continuous improvement. Accountability and respect) help us to work together to continuously improve the organisation and our staff.

As part of the recruitment process (application form and interview) you will be assessed to see if you meet the Trust Values

If you have a disability please ensure you read additional information for disabled applicants.

Please be advised that the Trust will not re-imburse any expenses incurred by candidates for attending interview.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply would require immigration sponsorship. You can self assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorhip for this post please visit the UKBA website.

Please note that if you are short listed for interview you will be contacted via email and it is important that you check your email regularly.

Service details will be requested electronically from the previous employer for applicants who have NHS service

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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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

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