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Locum Consultant Interventional Radiologist

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 a year per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Hospital, Radiology
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Locum Consultant Radiologist with an interest in GIGU and Vascular Intervention. This is a locum consultant post in Imaging, Clinical Support & Imaging Services Clinical Management Group (CSI CMG). The new post holder will join an established team of GIGU and vascular interventional radiologists. The post holder will be expected to work closely in the team with the existing radiologists to support the continuing development of imaging within UHL as a whole. The post holder will join existing on call rotas and will provide interventional radiology services to UHL . It is expected that the post holder will also provide some general intervention and imaging. The appointment will be whole time. Any consultant who is unable for personal reasons, to work whole time, will be eligible to be considered for the post. If such a person is appointed, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis in consultation with consultant colleagues.

Main duties of the job

The job plan will be subject to annual review, with any revisions sought by mutual agreement but it is expected that the successful candidate will work with the CMG management team to ensure that services are delivered efficiently and reflect best practice with processes and governance to match - this may require new and flexible ways of working in the future.








Radiology Reporting Clinic



Acute UHL inpatient cover


Radiology Reporting Clinic

MDT & prep reporting/screening



Cross sectional inpatient cover

Programmed Activities

There is an on-call rota of 1:8 for emergency interventional on call assessed as averaging 1PA of activity per week. This may change according to initial job plan review.

About us

We are one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country, serving one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland - and increasingly specialist services over a much wider area.

A major refurbishment programme of all Trust MRI and CT scanners has recently been completed ensuring the latest technology is available. The service has strong links to academic and other radiology departments; the opportunity to be involved in research is available for interested candidates. Successful candidates will be expected to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and clinical governance.Our patients are at the heart of all we do and we believe that Caring at its Best is not just about the treatments and services we provide, but about giving our patients the best possible experience. That's why we're proud to be part of the NHS and we're proud to be Leicester's Hospitals.

Job description
Job responsibilities

  • To support and develop both GI and vascular intervention with existing colleagues
  • To support provision of elective and emergency imaging services (including IP Hub) with colleagues in Imaging for the benefit of our patients and users
  • Opportunities for development of the existing services and will be supported where they reflect and support the needs of the local population and the development plans of the trust.
  • Development of a sub-speciality interest in both GI and vascular intervention will be encouraged where this meets the needs of our patients
  • The support and supervision of junior medical staff
  • To share the contribution for Aortic multi-disciplinary team meetings and relevant GIGU MDTs
  • To contribute to the training of the Specialist Registrars on the East Midlands Deanery (South) radiology training schemes
  • To supervise and train Radiographer specialists and sonographers
  • To support and participate in audit, research, teaching and administration
  • To take part in the on-call rota within UHL

Person Specification
Commitment to Trust Values

  • Must be able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trust's Values and Behaviours

Training & Qualifications

  • MB BS or Equivalent
  • Full GMC Registration
  • Fully Accredited for Higher Specialist Training or will be eligible for inclusion on the Specialist Register within 6 months of the interview date
  • FRCR or equivalent


  • Membership of relevant Specialist Societies or Associations
  • Higher degree eg MSc, MD or equivalent


  • Fully trained in general radiology with specialist training in GIGU and vascular intervention
  • Trained in acute cover in ED department
  • Clinical Knowledge and Expertise: Appropriate knowledge base and ability to apply sound clinical judgment to problems; demonstrates clear, logical thinking/analytical approach; understands evidence based practice
  • IT Skills commensurate with senior medical staff
  • Willingness to develop skills and experience in areas of interest


  • Evidence of clinical or research commitment and a specialty interest in the field
  • Interventional skills for US and CT guided biopsies

Communication and relationship

  • All applicants to have demonstrable skills in written and spoken English that are adequate to enable effective communication with patients and colleagues
  • Capacity to take others perspectives and treat others with understanding
  • Evidence of ability to communicate with clinicians in acute services
  • Evidence of ability to work within teams and contribute to liaison discussions
  • Evidence of ability to communicate clearly and appropriately with patients


  • Leadership skills
  • Understanding of the challenges in providing emergency imaging services
  • Evidence of ability to enhance emergency radiology services and ultrasound at UHL

Planning and organisation

  • Willingness to work as a member of the team and to share administrative responsibilities
  • Able to work in multidisciplinary teams and supervise juniors
  • Knowledge of clinical governance issues
  • Capacity to manage/prioritise time and information effectively


  • Awareness of Service Development issues
  • Evidence of management and administration experience
  • Management training on an accredited course
  • Understanding of wider health agenda and modern NHS


  • Personal integrity and reliability. Willingness to learn new skills.
  • Ability to motivate and develop both medical staff and non-medical staff


  • Commitment to further develop the post and the service provided


  • Experience in, and commitment to medical audit


  • Undergone training in teaching and willingness to organise relevant audit activities
  • Completion of formal courses in audit.
  • Published Audit


  • Experience of, and commitment to teaching undergraduate and postgraduates
  • Appraisal and assessment skills
  • Enthusiastic and ability to inspire others


  • Willingness to develop new approaches to teaching
  • Post Graduate qualification in medical education


  • Understanding and interest in research
  • Ability to appraise research critically
  • Ability to supervise juniors undertaking research projects


  • Evidence of recent research and development activity
  • Publications in nationally and internationally recognised peer-reviewed journals on subjects relevant to the specialty

Equality and Diversity

  • Able to demonstrate a commitment and understanding of the importance of treating all individuals with dignity and respect appropriate to their individual needs

BMJRef: BMJ-121953/358-4787627-MED-D



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