Locum Consultant Radiologist - Breast

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

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Job summary

We are seeking a 12 month fixed term Consultant Radiologist with a Specialist interest in Breast Radiology to work within a cohesive team at Wirral University Teaching Hospital.

Candidates should be able to handle risk and ambiguity comfortably and will be expected bring intellect and insight to leading on complex services.

This role will require an exceptional communicator who will be politically astute and quickly able to develop strong relationships internally and with a wide range of external stakeholders. We are interested in hearing from experienced clinical leaders who share our values and ambition and who are excited by the opportunity to help shape a vibrant health and care economy.

Main duties of the job

Daily roles and responsibilities for this post involve all aspects of screening and symptomatic breast imaging work including Mammography, Ultrasound and MRI

The post holder is required to be an enthusiastic team player, participate in audit, and quality improvement activity to drive the service forward.

About us

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as "competent and caring staff" by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of £337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Date posted

19 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

408-24-598

Job locations

Clatterbridge Hospital

Clatterbridge Road

Wirral

CH63 4JY


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description for further information about the Consultant position available at WUTH.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description for further information about the Consultant position available at WUTH.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Eligible for full registration with the GMC at time of appointment and hold a current licence to practice
  • FRCR or equivalent qualification
  • Is up to date and fit to practise safely; Entry on the GMC Specialist Register via CCT or CESR (CP) - proposed CCT/CESR (CP) date must be within 6 months of interview; CESR or European Community Right

Desirable

  • Relevant higher degree

Training

Essential

  • Should have completed training in radiology within a recognised training programme

Desirable

  • Higher level sub speciality training (see below)

Clinical Experience in Specialty/Subspecialty

Essential

  • Evidence of continuous career progression consistent with personal circumstances
  • Demonstrable competencies in general radiology across Radiography/Ultrasound/CT and MRI
  • Demonstrate evidence of higher level training in Breast Radiology

Research

Essential

  • Evidence of the ability to carry out quality improvement work and/or medical research

Communication Skills

Essential

  • All applicants to have demonstrable skills in written and spoken English adequate to enable effective communication of medical topics with patients and colleagues

Teaching

Essential

  • Experience in training undergraduate medical students and postgraduate doctors

Desirable

  • Previous attendance on Appraisal Techniques and Small Group Teaching Workshops

Audit

Essential

  • Experience of participation in regular clinical audit

Management

Essential

  • Understanding of current issues in the NHS

Desirable

  • Attendance at recognised management course

Interpersonal Skills

Essential

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate ability to relate to and work within a team
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Eligible for full registration with the GMC at time of appointment and hold a current licence to practice
  • FRCR or equivalent qualification
  • Is up to date and fit to practise safely; Entry on the GMC Specialist Register via CCT or CESR (CP) - proposed CCT/CESR (CP) date must be within 6 months of interview; CESR or European Community Right

Desirable

  • Relevant higher degree

Training

Essential

  • Should have completed training in radiology within a recognised training programme

Desirable

  • Higher level sub speciality training (see below)

Clinical Experience in Specialty/Subspecialty

Essential

  • Evidence of continuous career progression consistent with personal circumstances
  • Demonstrable competencies in general radiology across Radiography/Ultrasound/CT and MRI
  • Demonstrate evidence of higher level training in Breast Radiology

Research

Essential

  • Evidence of the ability to carry out quality improvement work and/or medical research

Communication Skills

Essential

  • All applicants to have demonstrable skills in written and spoken English adequate to enable effective communication of medical topics with patients and colleagues

Teaching

Essential

  • Experience in training undergraduate medical students and postgraduate doctors

Desirable

  • Previous attendance on Appraisal Techniques and Small Group Teaching Workshops

Audit

Essential

  • Experience of participation in regular clinical audit

Management

Essential

  • Understanding of current issues in the NHS

Desirable

  • Attendance at recognised management course

Interpersonal Skills

Essential

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate ability to relate to and work within a team

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).

Additional information

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

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Clatterbridge Hospital

Clatterbridge Road

Wirral

CH63 4JY


Employer's website

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


Employer details

Employer name

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Clatterbridge Hospital

Clatterbridge Road

Wirral

CH63 4JY


Employer's website

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


For questions about the job, contact:

Consultant Breast Radiologist/ DOS

Mrs Jenni Findlay

jfindley2@nhs.net

01516785111

Date posted

19 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

408-24-598

Job locations

Clatterbridge Hospital

Clatterbridge Road

Wirral

CH63 4JY


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