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Consultant MSK and Urology Radiologist

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Other allied health
Contract Type
Full Time
Opportunity to join the Radiology Consultant team to add to the MSK and Urology specialties to enable additional interventional provision. Including Ultrasound and fluoroscopic guided MSK injections and Urological investigations.

The appointee should possess the FRCR or its equivalent, and have spent at least 5 years in accredited training in Radiology, and will be on the Specialist Register of the GMC or eligible for inclusion within six months of the date of interview.

The post is offered on whole time or a part-time basis. Candidates who for personal reasons can only work part-time will be considered.

Main duties of the job

The appointee will share an office and secretarial support will be provided. Currently all Consultants use the digital dictation reporting facility on the PACs workstations. Home work solutions will be available and flexible working arrangements are also considered when job planning.

About us

We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.

If you require support with your application please contact a member of the recruitment team, who can discuss alternative application methods.

We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.

Benefits we offer to you:
  • Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • NHS pension scheme membership
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
  • NHS Staff discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
  • Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Trust has a positive attitude towards and encourages participation of its consultants in continuing professional development, to which the Trust provides time and funding. The appointee is expected to participate in CPD and fulfil College requirements.


The hospital undertakes clinical teaching of medical undergraduates from Manchester and students may visit the Trust / Department on an ad hoc basis. This has helped to establish and maintain close links with the Medical School.

The successful candidate will be expected to offer teaching to junior doctors, medical students and other health professionals within the Trust.

The Integrated Education Centre has greatly enhanced the postgraduate education facilities. Many lunch time meetings are held at present, in which the appointee would be expected to take a full and active part.

Quality and Audit

There is an active audit department in the Trust with quarterly intradepartmental meetings. The appointee is expected to contribute to these activities.


The successful candidate ideally should have an interest in research and be prepared to play a role in developing and contributing to R & D initiatives within the Department. For major projects it would be of benefit to seek funds from outside sources and it should be noted that a Research and Development fund exists within the Trust and that a Research and Development Co-ordinator and Committee, chaired by a Consultant Epidemiologist, exists to help those with a research interest

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

If successful, this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of �41.90. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary. In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of �13.

Person Specification



  • FRCR or equivalent
  • Full registration with the GMC


  • Additional postgraduate qualification (MRCP or FRCS)

Skills - Communication


  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing


  • Experience of supervision of junior medical staff



  • Wide experience of plain film reporting, general Ultrasound, CT and MRI
  • portfolio evidenced training in MSK / Urology subspecialty
  • Ability to supervise Specialist Registrars, non-medical staff and skill mix radiographers


  • MSK / Urology interventional Experience

Skills - other


  • Ability to form good professional relationships
  • Ability to lead where appropriate
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Awareness of managerial role of a Consultant in the NHS


  • Car owner with full driving allowance
  • Audit experience

Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust


Stepping Hill Hospital



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