Specialty Doctor in Radiology

East Cheshire NHS Trust


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Job summary

We are looking for a dynamic and forward-thinking Specialty Doctor - Radiologist to work within the Radiology department at East Cheshire NHS Trust, initially on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will join a happy, friendly and enthusiastic group of 9 consultants, a Specialty Doctor and a team of highly experienced Radiographers.

We are seeking 1 full time (10 PAs plus on call 1:8 rota) candidate to support us in providing general radiology services;

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be required to support the current team in providing an all-round General Radiology service including US, CT, MR and Plain film reporting as well as any chosen subspecialty area of expertise.

At the Trust, we are keen to support a healthy work life balance, therefore 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 MDTs in various modalities and we have established links with tertiary centres in Manchester, where needed.

As a department we are proud to be pioneers in role extension. We currently have a group of reporting Radiographers that massively support this system. We are keen to develop in other areas, and would encourage anyone who is as keen on developing as we are to apply for this fantastic position.

About us

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.

Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list 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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage www.careersateastcheshire.nhs.uk for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

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).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification



  • Completion of radiologist training program and qualification of radiology in home country
  • FRCR (2a) or equivalent
  • Evidence of achievement of Foundation competencies by time of appointment in line with GMC standards in Good Medical Practice.


  • FRCR 2B



  • Eligibility to work in the UK

Clinical Knowledge & Expertise


  • Clinical experience and knowledge in: General Radiology Sub Speciality Imaging
  • Evidence of continuing personal and professional development and keeps up to date with medical advances.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of the core legal, ethical and political issues which govern medical practice


  • Experience of recent and current research and/or relevant publications.
  • Experience of teaching/training

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, 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. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

East Cheshire NHS Trust


Macclesfield District

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL

Employer's website

https://www.careersateastcheshire.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For help with your application, contact:

John Dillon



Date posted

28 September 2021

Pay scheme

Hospital, medical and dental


Specialty Doctor


£45,124 to £77,519 a year


Fixed term


12 months

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Macclesfield District

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL

Supporting documents

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