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Locum Consultant in Radiology (Neuro-interventional Radiology)

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum pro-rata
Closing date
24 Jul 2022

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Hospital, Radiology
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Full Time
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Applications are invited for a Locum Consultant Radiologist with a special interest in Neurointerventional Radiology at Addenbrooke’s Hospital part of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to commence as soon as possible for 6 months.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Radiologist to join our Radiology team of Consultants, both NHS and University based, and Specialty Registrars.

This post is to support the development of a 24/7 Stroke Thrombectomy Service. The business case for this Service has been recently approved, and includes Radiology, Stroke and Anaesthetic staff and the building of a state-of-the-art second Neurointerventional suite (Siemens Artis Icono).

We have a close working relationship with all clinical specialties including Neurology, Neurosurgery, Stroke, ENT, and Head & Neck, and are actively involved in clinical, research and educational activities.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will join a strong multidisciplinary team and provide specialist and general support to the workload of the department.

You will be fully registered with the GMC and ideally have a CCT in Radiology or be within six months of award of CCT at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

Working for your organisation

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The department is well equipped with state-of-the-art machines including: 5 Siemens CT scanners, 6 GE MRI scanners, 3 Interventional Radiology suites (including a Philips Azurion 7 neuro biplane) and a Radiology Day Unit with 8 beds. The second Neuro Interventional suite (Siemens Artis Icono) is currently being and is due for completion in October 2022.

The Imaging Directorate is ISAS (QSI) accredited and the Trust is a Major Cancer Centre and a Major Trauma Centre. The Trust provides Neuroscience Services to the entire East Anglia region, and is gearing up to provide Thrombectomy to this region.

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Visiting the Department and informal enquiries about this post should be arranged through contacting Dr Helen Addley, Clinical Director for Radiology at or Dr Yogish Joshi, Consultant Interventional Neuroradiologist or alternatively by contacting the Radiology Secretaries on 01223 596219.

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