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Specialist in Breast Radiology

East Cheshire NHS Trust
Victoria Road, Macclesfield
£83,945 to £95,275 a year pro rata
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Contract Type
Part Time
We are looking to recruit a dynamic Specialist Radiologist to support our Breast Radiology service at East Cheshire NHS Trust. Innovation in the delivery of breast imaging is a key requirement of this role.

The appointee will work with other colleagues to provide breast specialist radiology input at a senior level. They will support in providing timely diagnostic imaging and clinical decision making to support patient pathways such as the suspected cancer pathway, and work on reducing time to imaging / procedure and reporting to appropriate best practice / national standards.

The appointee will play a key role in providing a high quality, efficient, patient focused breast radiology service.

Hours per week: 6 PA's

Main duties of the job

The Specialist Radiologist will provide senior expertise within breast radiology, and be able to manage the full range of presentations in their specific area of practice. An autonomous practice framework will be agreed along with this job description summary, which will outline the defined level of competency for the post holder in relation to independent and autonomous practice. A Consultant mentor will be provided for support.

The post holder will be responsible for adhering to the generic capabilities' framework outlined nationally for Specialists. Please refer to the Person Specification which details these competencies and how they should be evidenced.

In addition the post holder will be required to support the Consultant Radiologists within the department or undertake specialist clinics in breast, as well as teaching of junior doctors and medical students.

This list of duties is not intended to be exhaustive but indicates the main areas of work and may be subject to change after consultation with the post-holder to meet the changing needs of the service.

About us

NHS Medical and Dental salaries are set at a national level. For new starters not already working to UK Medical and Dental terms and conditions of service will be appointed to the minimum paypoint. The starting salary paypoint can only be increased when there is evidence of relevant, completed year's experience in terms of nature, type and level of role. The evidence required to increase a starting salary would be Payslips and details noted in the application form i.e. complete employment history

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate.

If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters as part of ongoing monitoring.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification

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Employer details

Employer name

East Cheshire NHS Trust


Macclesfield District

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL

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