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Consultant Radiologist in Breast posted by Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Full Time
£77,913 - £105,042 / year
NHS Band 9

Job Description

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has a reputation for being one of the friendliest hospitals in the country, with good levels of care, high performance against the NHS Constitutional Standards, low infection rates and recently rated as Good by the CQC. It is a circa 400 bedded district general hospital and provides acute services for around 250,000 people living in and around Barnsley – and indeed further afield. Our annual turnover is £230 million and we employ around 3,800 staff. We aspire to build on this success to enhance the quality of our services and our staff’s experience of working in the Trust.

There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a ‘we can do this’ attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to recovery, sustainability and growth.

As an employee of Barnsley Hospital, you will find that we are committed to the fair treatment of our staff, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability. We actively promote equality of opportunity for all, welcome applications from a wide range of candidates and select interviewees based on their skills, qualifications, and experience.

We welcome applications from people who wish to apply on the basis of a job share or flexible working arrangement, and we offer access to one of the most generous and comprehensive pension schemes.


Consultant Radiologist with Special Interest


Breast Imaging

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is looking for a Consultant Radiologist with specialist interest in Breast Imaging to join its expanding and forward thinking Imaging Department.

The Trust has a strong and committed leadership team which is driving the organisation’s turnaround and which has been recognised as one of the fastest in the country. Committed to delivering the highest quality of patient care, investment in imaging services in the form of talented professionals is coupled with plans for strong growth and service development both as a stand-alone service and through collaborative partnerships via the South Yorkshire Working Together Partnership. We are proud of the high quality patient care we deliver in which our community has confidence and are committed to valuing all of our staff as individuals and helping each to realise their full potential.

Applications are invited to join an existing team of 7 WTE Radiologists; a further Radiologist will be joining the team in October 2019. This post will be join colleagues to provide robust symptomatic and screening breast services to the locality encompassing all breast imaging including breast radiography, MRI, ultrasound, intervention and be a core member of the Breast MDT. The Trust is keen to accommodate the right candidate and is offering flexible working arrangements through either full or part time hours, extended days and optional on-call participation for part-time candidates. The posts will suit candidates seeking Breast imaging only or combined with a range of interests that a small but busy acute Trust can offer, with opportunities to develop areas of special interest within a dynamic department adapting to the changing NHS landscape.

The primary site will be located at Barnsley Hospital, although exciting developments and opportunities are under review regionally which may offer significantly wider opportunities to work with in collaboration other sites/departments within the South Yorkshire region through our ‘Working Together’ initiative.

Barnsley Breast Unit is a dedicated unit supported with digital imaging and a dedicated breast PACS system and rated as one of the best in the country, with 100% of the eligible women in Barnsley, aged 50-70, being screened within the Government’s recommended three year period. The wider Medical Imaging department operates seven-day services and extended working days. All non-medical staff work shift patterns to support the extended hours.

The Medical Imaging Department is a progressive, patient focused department equipped with the latest technology and imaging modalities. The department has two CT suites supporting the development of CT colonography & cardiac CT, meeting the increased demand; supported by a 1.5 Tesla MRI suite, interventional fluoroscopy suite, A&E and plain X-ray rooms, with Dexa, Ultrasound services and Nuclear Medicine. Expansion and reconfiguration of the Imaging Department with an additional MRI suite is planned in the near future.

All Radiologists have access to communal reporting areas with PACS, CT and MRI workstations as well as dedicated offices for reporting aimed to suit the needs of all consultants. PACS equipment is standardised both on and off site to meet on call arrangements.

We offer a very flexible approach to job planning within the framework of the consultant contract.

Experience in CT, MRI and general ultrasound would be an advantage both for routine lists and also to enable a safe service to be offered on-call. Development of a special interest complementing those of our existing staff will be encouraged. Majority of specialist interests seen throughout small-medium sized acute Trusts will be accommodated, in particular welcome interest in:

  • Breast Imaging
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Musculoskeletal Radiology
  • Paediatric Radiology
  • Head and Neck Imaging

Candidates must be on the Specialist Register or within six months of eligibility for entry.

Disclosure information will be requested from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) in the event of a successful application.

Informal discussions and arrangements to visit can be made with Dr Daniel Raw, Consultant Radiologist Tel: [Click here to apply].

Closing date: 19th September 2019

Reference number: [Click here to apply]-B

Interview date: TBC

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.

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