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Specialty Doctor - Radiology

Job Description



Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, a large University of Manchester Teaching Trust is highly regarded by patients, other NHS Trusts and independent organisations.

This is a new post which is required to support Imaging based at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust (SRFT).

The Radiology Directorate at SRFT provides a comprehensive range of diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic examinations. The post holder will be joining a team of Consultant Radiologists and Specialty Trainees. The department foundations are built upon established technology and innovation; evidence of which can be seen with our extensive portfolio of radiological equipment.

You will provide independent plain film reporting and ultrasound and will also have bleep holding duties. Fluoroscopy and CT examinations performed/reported will be checked by a Consultant depending on the expertise of the successful candidate.

Since the 1st April 2012, SRFT has become a key part of the Manchester Major Trauma Centre Collaborative and therefore will provide excellent Trauma experience. The Trust is the Neuroscience Centre and the Comprehensive Stroke Centre for the GM population and the post will also therefore provide excellent exposure to Neuroradiology. Neuroradiology at SRFT provides a ‘hub and spoke’ neuroradiology service for several Trusts within Greater Manchester.

In addition the Trust is the designated cancer centre for the NW sector of Greater Manchester. The site houses the Christie at Salford which is a satellite centre for The Christie Hospital. This opened in July 2010 and includes a stereotactic radiosurgery service. SRFT is also a centre for Bariatric surgery and a National Centre for Intestinal Failure. SRFT is a large Teaching Hospital providing both undergraduate and post graduate education.

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the safest organisation in the NHS through providing safe, clean and personal care to every patient, every time.

You will have an enthusiastic attitude with an eagerness to advance imaging as part of multidisciplinary team working.

You will ideally be able to work full time on a fixed term contract although part time working may be considered

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, sexual preference, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr J Harris, Consultant Radiologist,
 ( Phone number removed ) 
Dr J Carlin, Clinical Director of Radiology
 ( Phone number removed ) 

If you are applying to work for Salford Royal it is important that you are aware of the following:

The Trust as an organisation has four core values which are a focus for how our staff and volunteers work with each other and care for patients.

These shared values help us to work together to continuously improve the organisation and ourselves.

As part of the recruitment process (application form and interview) you will be assessed to see if you meet the Trust Values

If you have a disability please ensure you read additional information for disabled applicants.

Please be advised that the Trust will not re-imburse any expenses incurred by candidates for attending interview.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply would require immigration sponsorship. You can self assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorhip for this post please visit the UKBA website.

Please note that if you are short listed for interview you will be contacted via email and it is important that you check your email regularly. If you do not hear from us by four weeks after the closing date then you may assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

As a fair collection notice for all NHS employees previous service details will be requested electronically from their previous employer

We prefer to employ non smokers

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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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