East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Consultant Interventional Radiologist

Canterbury, Kent
£82,096 - £110,683 per annum
23 Sep 2020
21 Oct 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity for innovative, motivated applicants to join the East Kent Interventional Radiology service.  We are expanding our facilities and staffing infrastructure for the construction of a new state-of-the art Interventional Suite following approval of significant funding. The new unit is due to open in Summer 2021.

We are currently looking to recruit three consultants in Interventional Radiology to join a dynamic team of three dedicated Interventional Radiologists providing regional vascular and non-vascular services to a large and growing local population in East Kent.

The successful candidates will be expected to have experience in a range of procedures and support an on-call service at a frequency of 1:6 expanding to a 1:8. Experience, particularly in vascular intervention and EVAR, is desirable.

The post is based at Kent and Canterbury Hospital, where there are specialist regional Vascular and Urology services. The in-patient renal unit for Kent is based on this site.

The arterial centre for Kent and Medway is being developed at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital which will serve a population in excess of 1.2 million.

The interventional radiology team will support the development of the regional stroke thrombectomy service and provide regional Interventional radiology support to the other acute sites within the Trust.

East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust consist of hospitals at Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital, Margate and William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, which provide surgical, medical, obstetric, paediatric and gynaecological services. William Harvey Hospital is a head and neck/maxillo-facial centre, and Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital is a gynae-oncology centre.

A brand-new Medical School is opening in the region in September 2020. This will expand the already extensive opportunities for Research and Development which exist due to strong links with both the University of Kent and Christchurch University in Canterbury.

The successful candidates should have a CSST in Interventional Radiology, or should be within 6 months of achieving appointment to the Specialist Register.

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