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Consultant Radiologist- Breast

Job Description

Applications are invited for a full time Consultant Radiologist post at Royal Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust/ Bolton Breast Unit.

The successful applicant will join a team of 14 Consultant Radiologists and 3 Radiology trainees.

The post is for a General Radiologist with subspecialty interest in Breast Imaging.

The Bolton Breast Unit is on site and offers a fully digital screening (NHSBSP) and symptomatic service, including Vacuum biopsies/excisions as well as Breast MR for screening and symptomatic services including high risk women. The Breast Unit benefits from excellent relationships with our breast surgeons and pathologists forming a strong multidisciplinary team-working approach.

The Radiology Department provides a wide range of diagnostic services (CT, MRI, Ultrasonography, Fluoroscopy, Plain Film), as well as Interventional Radiology and Nuclear Medicine.

Participation in the on call rota will be expected and this is currently on a basis of 1: 12, supported by outsourced imaging (Nighthawk) during the hours of 2100 till 0800, seven days a week.

Hours per week : 40 (10 Programmed Activities of which 75 will consist of Direct Clinical Care (4 in Breast, 1 for on-call) and 25 Supporting Professional Activity).

Applicants must have: full registration with the GMC; FRCR (or equivalent); and either be eligible for inclusion on the GMC’s Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining their Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) at the date of interview.

Informal visits and enquiries are welcome.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Rubeena Razzaq, Consultant Telephone:  ( Phone number removed )  to make an appointment or email: ( Email address removed )

The aims of this Trust are to improve the health of and provide the best possible care to the population in which we serve and ensure that our staff have joy and pride in their work. We are striving to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities in which we serve. We value our staff and can offer excellent opportunities for further training and development. We are keen to reflect our local population and therefore applications from all sectors of the community are welcomed.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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