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Post CCT Fellow in Thoracic Imaging.

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£58,398 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust invite applications for a post-CCT fellowship in thoracic Imaging.

The fellow would work with two dedicated and experienced thoracic radiologists to cover specialist reporting in thoracic imaging and would be expected to partake in regular image guided interventions such as lung biopsies and pleural drains. There may also be the opportunity to gain experience in coronary CT reporting.

Main duties of the job

There is a Lung cancer MDT weekly and a weekly benign chest radiology meeting. UWBW is a regional centre for adult extracorporeal membrane oxygenation ( ECMO) and the fellow would be strongly encouraged to partake in the weekly ICU/ECMO meeting.

There would be provision for one session of acute CT reporting ( Hub session) per week and a plain film or general ultrasound session per week. The remaining sessions would be for specialist work.

There will be opportunities to assist with audit, service improvement projects and ongoing research in the Unit.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol & Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, with a workforce of over 13,000 staff and 100+ different clinical services across 10 sites, serving a population of over 500,000 people across Bristol and Weston. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to patients. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust, committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact.

Join us and you can enjoy city living, be in the countryside or by the seaside, with easy access to all the South West offers. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

As an equal opportunities employer, actively working towards a diverse workforce, we aim to create a workforce that represents the diversity of our community and are committed to designing our services around the needs of patients and their loved ones. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

It is important that you are aware that you may need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, for all patient facing roles and roles within patient facing areas (unless there is a clear medical reason or where there are other exceptional circumstances such as no requirement for occasional patient contact).

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specifications for further details of this position.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Experience


  • Evidence of thorough and broad training and experience in radiology
  • Interest in thoracic radiology
  • Basic interventional techniques


  • Evidence of involvement in audit and research
  • Evidence of peer review research papers

Skills and Abilities


  • Up to date knowledge and experience in thoracic radiology
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, relatives, clinical colleagues, support staff and other colleagues (
  • Good knowledge of, and ability to use, spoken and written English
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships on an individual and multi-professional basis with all levels of staff both within and across divisions


  • Good interventional skills

Additional & Aptitudes


  • Understanding of clinical governance and the individual responsibilities it implies
  • Knowledge of the principles of clinical audit and evidence of participation
  • Positive approach to evidence based practice
  • Participation in continuing professional development (CPD) scheme and, where relevant, evidence of participation

Qualifications and Training


  • Full and specialist registration with the General Medical Council (GMC)
  • Holder of Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), or evidence of within six months of award of CCT or equivalent by date of interview
  • FRCR

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)


Bristol Royal Infirmary



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