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Consultant Radiologist - Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
£88,364 - £119,133 per annum
Closing date
29 Jan 2023

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Hospital, Radiology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time

Job Details

Job overview

This post has arisen due to retirement of a consultant MSK radiology colleague.

The appointee will work closely with 5 other MSK radiologists and a team of highly skilled sonographers providing a diagnostic and interventional MSK service.

The appointee will contribute to a 1:6 weekend working which mainly covers the morning trauma meeting with orthopaedic surgeons and reporting of acute MSK CT/MRIs. 

HUTH Trust employs 52 Consultant Radiologists and 3 externally contracted radiologists working across two major sites 5 miles apart. Funding has been approved to enable 6 additional consultant posts.

The local Radiology Training Scheme comprises 6 Specialist Registrars per year and has subspecialty fellowships in vascular intervention, diagnostic and interventional Neuroradiology. The department is involved in undergraduate teaching for the Hull and York Medical School and there will be an opportunity for the appointee to become involved in Medical Student Teaching.

The department is well equipped with 5 CT scanners, 6 MRI scanners, PET scanners, Radiology Day Unit and Interventional theatres. Molecular Imaging Research Centre (MiRC) housing a state of the art Cyclotron is set to open at the Castle Hill Site in September 2022. There are also 2 mobile CT and 2 mobile MRI scanners for use in the community.

Main duties of the job

The Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute services from two hospital sites.  HUTH serves a local population of approximately 600,000 with tertiary services including stroke, neurosurgery and neurovascular / spinal intervention serving an extended catchment area of 1.25 million people. Hull is a designated Cancer Centre, Cardiac Centre, Vascular Centre, Stroke Centre and a Major Trauma Centre  With an annual budget of £650 million and employing over 10,000 staff we are committed to the continuous development of services for the benefit of patients and to providing a comprehensive service of the highest possible quality.

Hull was the UK City of Culture in 2017. The region features a diverse coastline ranging from award winning sandy beaches to dramatic cliffs.  Inland you will find mile upon mile of green, unspoilt countryside and woodland that is perfect for walking, cycling or horse riding. There are several picturesque villages in the suburbs providing  affordable housing within 10 miles of the hospitals and city centre and a good selection of high achieving schools to choose from.

The successful applicant should possess FRCR (or equivalent) and should be included on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview. 

Working for your organisation

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £500 million. The Trust employs around 11,000  staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name Dr Paul Maliakal Job title Divisional Clinical Director for Radiology Email address Telephone number 01482 674083 Additional contact information

Dr Chaitanya Gupta - Consultant Radiologist



Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is a trust that truly cares about you and your career.

As part of our medical workforce you will be one of the leaders and role models in our team of remarkable people. We'll make sure we invest in your continued development and enable you to deliver great care to your patients. We will empower you to be accountable for your services and make sure you always feel part of a team that seeks to deliver new ways of working.We are a teaching trust that works closely with our partners in education, commissioning and across health care in a vibrant city that is a great place to work, live and unwind.We are a trust that typifies this extraordinary place and reflects its remarkable people.

Be a part of it, you'll love it. WE PROMISE.


  • Exemplary research and development into the causes of heart disease and cancer
  • One of the best equipped and performing Emergency Departments in the UK.
  • Ground-breaking robotic-assisted surgery
  • Recognised as a major trauma centre
  • The first UK Trust to perform Mitral valve surgery.
  • World class cancer facilities at the Queen’s Centre. - The Queen's Centre from Hull Hospitals NHS on Vimeo.


...for student satisfaction in the UK. The Medical School is a partnership between the Universities of Hull and York and the NHS, providing high quality, cutting-edge medical training. This makes our hospital an important teaching hospital for the development of new generations of doctors with a strong reputation in biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.


Hull is the UK’s City of Culture and was recently rated by Rough Guide as one of the top ten tourist  destinations in the world. A hub for music festivals, nightlife, restaurants, theatres and bars, with world class visitor attractions and famous sports teams, this is a great and affordable place to work, play, live and unwind.


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