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Consultant MSK Radiologist

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£91,722 to £119,079 per annum
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Other allied health
Contract Type
Full Time
Applications are invited for a Consultant MSK Radiologist based across the University Hospital of Wales and University Hospital Llandough sites in Cardiff.

Our Radiology Department has an ambitious programme of recovery following the COVID pandemic. Our aim is to have our diagnostic capabilities at the centre of transforming health care for our patients. This appointment along with several other Consultant Radiologist posts forms a central part of strengthening our department to have a clinically led diagnostics transformation programme. Joining our team will enable you to be part of improving health care, ensuring patients receive more timely diagnostics and interventions, and implementing pathway changes in line with our organisational strategy.

The appointee will provide added support for an increasing workload and will deliver a professional and integral service as part of a dynamic and skilled team. Applications are welcomed from those who share our passion and enthusiasm for excellent service and who are keen to join an enthusiastic, engaged and growing tertiary centre.

Applicants must ensure they provide names and contact details of referees covering at least the last 3 years of their employment/training history in full. In addition, applicants who are currently or have most recently been employed as a substantive Consultant or as a Locum Consultant in post for more than 12 months must also provide the name of their Medical Director as an additional referee.

Main duties of the job

Within the job plan it is recognised that Consultant Radiologists in the directorate work together as a team co-operating to provide efficient cover for duties that include responding to urgent clinical queries and emergencies, sharing of plain film reporting, supervision and training of radiology trainees on both the University Hospital Llandough and University Hospital of Wales sites, and the supervision and teaching of Radiographers / Sonographers at both locations. The successful candidate will contribute to the weekly MDT meetings.

We have strong research and development opportunities and academic interests and aspirations will be encouraged in collaboration with Cardiff University's School of Medicine.

Although this post is full-time, consideration will be given to applicants who require flexible working arrangements.

Applicants should either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview.

You will be able to take advantage of the excellent Consultant contract for Wales. The basic salary range for this post is �91,722 per annum to �119,079 per annum plus a further �26,672 per annum available in Commitment Awards. Consultants in Wales paid on one of the first three points of the substantive Consultant pay scale also receive a Wales recruitment incentive payment.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focused on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and ourvision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents.

Person Specification



  • On GMC Specialist Register for specialty / Specialty Registrar with CCT / CESR(CP) due within six months of interview date



  • Evidence of formal training in diagnostic clinical radiology
  • Minimum of 12 months special interest / training in MSK Radiology

Personal Qualities


  • Evidence of ability to work both in a team and alone

Clinical Governance


  • Evidence of participation in clinical audit and understanding role of audit in improving medical practice



  • Evidence of active research interests



  • Evidence of teaching medical students and junior doctors



  • Counselling / Communication skills

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


University Hospital of Wales

Heath Park


CF14 4XW

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