Doctors - Locum Consultant Radiologist (Breast Imaging)

  • Department Radiology
  • Salary £99,532 - £131,964 per annum
  • Closing Date 29/06/2024
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade Locum Consultant
  • Job ref 223-MLC2136
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract 1 year and review
  • Hours 10 sessions per week

Consultant Radiologists are required at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust for a busy and expanding Department. This post is for a general radiologist with an interest in Breast Imaging.

The posts will include sessions at the two main hospital sites within an overall flexible group job planning format, with an agreed overall sessional make up as described below.  Any potential candidate who wishes to be considered for a part-time or flexible working arrangement is also welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

  • Duties will include the reporting of the general radiographic examinations carried out within the main sites, as well as in the various community hospital locations in Shropshire.
  • You will be expected to work flexibly according to changes in work patterns and requirements and will be required to participate in the general on-call rota (1:19 cross county on call). Prospective cover of annual and study leave is in place. 
  • You will also be expected to be involved in the organisation and administration of the Radiology Department and teaching of other clinical staff including participation in regular clinico-radiological meetings with other Consultants.  You will be involved in the training of junior Radiology staff.
  • To develop enhanced clinical skills, especially in the assessment and management of acutely ill patients and patients on breast cancer pathways.
  • To have excellent team-working skills with the abilities and professional attitude to work well in a multi-professional team.
  • To deliver clinical and quality targets agreed both nationally and locally with clinical teams and commissioners.
  • To follow patients throughout their clinical pathways.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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