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MSK Radiology Consultant

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
£99,532 to £131,964 Per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Other allied health
Contract Type
Full Time
Job overview

We are seeking to appoint 1 full-time permanent Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist at Nottingham University Hospitals. We have created this post to match the increasing local and regional demand for MSK imaging.

The successful applicants will share responsibility with 8 other colleagues for the provision of all aspects of MSK imaging in our Trust with possible future expansion to the Trusts within the regional network.

They will be expected to collaborate with the rest of the department to maintain and enhance a comprehensive MSK radiology service and support / develop provision of Regional Sarcoma and Local Oncology, Orthopaedics and Sports services and trauma. The appointees will also be part of a wider team of consultant radiologists providing sub-specialty and general radiological services across the Trust. We are a Level 1 Trauma Centre and have a large oncology and spinal practice.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

To provide, along with Consultant colleagues, a comprehensive elective and emergency on-call service related to MSK Radiology.

The post includes sessions for reporting time for Plain Film, MRI and CT, performing ultrasound and fluoroscopy/US/CT guided procedures and participation in multidisciplinary meetings.

The successful candidate will be expected to become an effective member of the team of MSK radiologists, to be responsible for the care of patients in their charge and to participate in teaching, research, audit and continuing professional development.

About us

We have an important contribution to make to life in Nottingham and the wider region and we take this responsibility seriously. With 18,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation. We have a budget of just under �1billion, 90 wards and 1,700 beds across three main sites: QMC, City Hospital and Ropewalk House. We deliver district general services to 2.5m residents of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and its surrounding communities. Our specialist services allows us to deliver care to 4.5m people from across the East Midlands and nationally for a handful of services.

We have a reputation for a sarcoma service as well as undertaking spinal imaging including intervention .

We play a vital role in the education and training of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the Job Description for more detailed information

Candidates must hold the Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists or an equivalent qualification and must either be on the Specialist Register, or in possession of a CCT at the time of taking up the appointment. However the department is delighted to entertain expressions of interest from individuals who will be within 6 months of attaining CCT at the time of interview (anticipated in June)

The post will be primarily located at the Queens Medical Centre campus although the successful applicant will be required to provide sessions at the sites where we provide an MSK Radiology service.

A successful applicant would be required to be part of a dedicated MSK on call rota, which will have a frequency of 1:9.

Person Specification

Professional Registration


  • Full GMC registration
  • Eligible to be included on the Specialist Register
  • CCT expected within 6 months of interview date

Practical Requirements


  • Ability to travel between NUH sites
  • Evidence of Level 3 Safeguarding Children (Paediatric positions only

Professional Qualifications/Development


  • oFRCR (or equivalent)
  • oCompleted subspecialty training in musculoskeletal radiology


  • oFellowship in musculoskeletal radiology
  • oMRCP, MRCS or higher qualification

Clinical Skills/Experience


  • Evidenced technical skills as described in the job description
  • Able to communicate effectively and appropriately with patients, their families and other health professionals.


  • Specific training in communication skills
  • Specific training in patient safety and/or human factors

Commitment to Trust Values and Behaviours


  • Able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trust's We are here for you behavioural standards

Management Skills


  • Able to develop, present and operationalise coherent ideas for service development/delivery.
  • Able to delegate appropriately.
  • Able to work in a team.


  • Higher management degree or qualification or training
  • Experience of change management

Personal Skills/Qualities


  • Able to work flexibly in a changing health service
  • Able to use the Trust's IT support systems

Teaching, Audit & Research


  • Evidence of participation in Clinical Audit
  • Able to teach and support junior staff effectively.


  • Original Research Publications
  • Higher teaching degree or qualification or training

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


QMC campus

Derby Road



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