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Neuroradiology Sub-Specialty Training

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Neuroradiology Sub Specialty Training

Applications are invited from candidates interested in subspecialty training in Neuroradiology at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Applicants should possess Final FRCR. The post has full approval of the Royal College of Radiologists and is for a period of two years subject to satisfactory progress. The successful applicant will be trained in all aspects of diagnostic Neuroradiology; the post will be principally based at Leeds General Infirmary.

This post would be due to commence on 01/02/2017, although an earlier start date may be negotiated based on the availability of the successful applicant.

Leeds General Infirmary has excellent facilities including two 15 Tesla MRI scanners and access to the on site University 3T scanner; three multislice CT scanners and several angiography suites with a new fluoroscopy suite. This vibrant and supportive department offers potential candidates the opportunity to gain exposure to a wide spectrum of Diagnostic Neuroradiology with a diverse and fascinating case load.

The Neuroradiology department has strong links with all allied specialties with excellent inter and cross specialty relationships. Research programmes are ongoing and participation is strongly encouraged.

Further information is available from Dr J Macmullen-Price (Clinical Lead of Neuroradiology), Dr I Craven or Dr S Currie (Clinical Supervisors in Neuroradiology), telephone  ( Phone number removed ) .

The post is equally open to those who may, either from the outset or subsequently wish to train flexibly. The Postgraduate Dean confirms that this placement and/or programme has the required educational and dean’s approval.

Please read through all the relevant information available on the HEE YH Neuroradiology Webpage and associated links before beginning your application (link available through Oriel).

Applications open at 10am on the 23rd September 2016 and the closing date is 4pm on the 21st October 2016. You will not be able to submit your application after this time. Please ensure that you have completed all the relevant sections of the application forms as missing information will deem your application incomplete and it will not be considered.

You must apply via our online recruitment system, Oriel. Oriel can be accessed from the link provided. Registration is currently available for you to complete ahead of the application form opening.

All interviews will be held in Leeds on a date TBC.

The qualifications and professional registration requirements plus other eligibility criteria can be found in the Person Specification and the Post and Programme Information. These are available from HEEYH Neuroradiology webpage which can be accessed from Oriel.

Eligibility Criteria for recruitment to Specialty Training 2016 – Immigration Requirements

UK and EEA nationals and doctors whose immigration status entitles them to work as a doctor in training in the UK are eligible to apply for specialty training. Evidence of immigration status would be a biometric residence card, date stamped passport and/or identity card. All of these documents need to be dated as at or prior to the application closing date.

Doctors who are not UK or EEA nationals but whose immigration status entitles them to work without restriction in the UK will be considered on an equal basis with UK and EEA nationals. Other non-UK or non-EEA nationals with limited leave to remain in the UK and whose employment will require Tier 2 sponsorship are subject to the Resident Labour Market Test (RLMT). Applicants who are subject to RLMT will not be eligible for appointment in this specialty until all suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidates have been appointed and the Resident Labour Market Test (RLMT) has been satisfied.

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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