Consultant Radiologist with a Special Interest in Breast
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals
£79,860 - £107,668 pa
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.
As one of the United Kingdom's largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents - it's not just a good place to work; it's a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.
Our strategic vision for 2020 is:
"As a high performing Trust, operating as part of an integrated care system, we will provide high quality, safe and effective care. This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way, through our skilled and motivated workforce".
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals encourages flexible working in all our roles to support staff in maintaining healthy home-life balance. Working patterns such as; part time working, self-rostering, compressed hours, annualised hours, term time, reverse term time and flexitime working can be explored. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to advertise for a Consultant Radiologist
As one of our highly valued Consultant Radiologists you will have access to the latest technology; we currently have two new Siemens Avanto MRI Scanners (October 2009 and January 2010), three Siemens CT scanners (one a 2x64-slice DSCT) and a third cardiac enabled 128 slice, CT 2013, two Gamma Cameras (both SPECT/CT, one a GE Discovery 670 16 slice, 2014) a new Angiography and Interventional Suite ( 2 Phillips systems 2014 (Allura Clarity FD20 and MulitDiagnost Eleva) and a new fully integrated Agfa PACS/RIS with Voice Recognition installed February 2014.
This post is a general radiology post, including on-call, plain film, CT, MRI and US, but we would welcome and encourage development of a sub-speciality interest.
On-call is performed via Tele-radiology from Consultant's homes, and is partially covered by trainees. The emergency CT service is covered by an external provider. between the hours of 2000 and 0900 weekdays, and 1500 and 0900 weekends and bank holidays.
The Trust has been identified as one of the top organisations to work for in the UK Public Sector. We were one of only two Acute Trusts to be included in the inaugural Sunday Times 75 Best Places to Work in the Public Sector. The Trust is actively pursuing a total quality approach through self-assessment, which led to our being the first NHS radiology department to receive ISAS accreditation in 2010; this has very recently been renewed. Management structures are designed to ensure that maximum devolution and decision-making rests with the Clinical Directorate Teams.
The Fylde Coast offers a good combination of quiet villages and lively towns and cities. It is within easy reach of Manchester and Liverpool and has excellent access to the Lake District.
The post is full-time, with scope for additional sessions in excess of the 10PA contract, though part-time or job share will be considered .The jobs will be based at the Victoria Hospital, Blackpool.
The successful candidates will be employed under Terms and Conditions of Service for Consultants (England) 2003. Applicants must have a CCT or equivalent, with entry on the GMC specialist register (or eligible within six months of the date of the Advisory Appointments committee).
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Any invitation to interview will be sent to you via email using the email account stated on your application form.
Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction following start in post. The amount of £23+£4 (standard disclosure) or £40+£4 (enhanced disclosure) can be deducted from salary, in manageable monthly installments for up to 3 months following commencement of employment.
Applicants are encouraged where possible, to register for the DBS update service, which will save the cost of repeated disclosures between employers, in return for a annual registration fee of £13.
Please Note that for Volunteers requiring a DBS check no charge will be made
Please ensure that you read the Person Specification attached below as your application will be judged against this.
Please note that every effort will be made to keep the vacancy live until published closing date, though there may be instances where such interest is generated, that for administrative reasons the post may close earlier.
Please note that in line with national NHS guidelines this Trust operates a strict non-smoking policy. Members of staff are not permitted to smoke on Trust premises or grounds at any time nor take breaks during working hours for the purposes of smoking.
The Trust does not offer interview expenses to shortlisted candidates unless indicated in the advert.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.