Applicants are invited to apply for the post of full time locum consultant radiologist – breast imaging. This post is fixed term for 1 year.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We are looking for a maternity locum consultant radiologist with specialist training in breast imaging to join our breast radiology team at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.
ABOUT THE TEAM
You will join an established team of seven consultants providing symptomatic services to the local population. In addition screening is provided through the Southampton and Salisbury Breast Screening Unit. This post does not include on call. Registrar training and education are core activities within the group, and a commitment to research is also encouraged.
A family history clinic is supported by the regional genetics service on site and the unit provides high risk (NHSBSP) and moderate risk screening. We offer a full spectrum of imaging and biopsy facilities (including digital breast tomosynthesis, VAE and MRI guided biopsy).
The care group has undergone significant modernisation in the last five years as a result of the managed equipment service with new equipment and facilities throughout the care group. Radiology has a high profile within the Trust and across the region.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
The post holder and other consultant colleagues are expected to cover absences on annual or study leave, so far as is practicable and will be required to participate in medical audit and continuing medical education.
Training and Research Duties
UHSFT is a large teaching hospital and is a nationally recognised centre for clinical and scientific research.
The post holder may be expected to take part in the teaching of undergraduate and junior medical staff and also in the teaching of trainee Radiologists at all stages. Participation in the teaching of other clinical staff may also be expected.
Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role. Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible. Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application.
Job Reference: MT0309 - This vacancy closes on or before: 26th July 2020
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.
As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.
UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
ABOUT OUR TRUST AND SOUTHAMPTON
UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from cent...
Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of your application. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.
Applicants from University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post
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Getting to Work
Application can be made for parking on site at UHS or through one of the park and ride schemes. This will be based on specific criteria to determine eligibility for site parking as this can be very limited. UHS encourages staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible. UHS is well connected through bus services to the city centre and other areas.
Please note that we will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.
Our staff are positive about working at UHS and rate us above average compared to other NHS Trusts in the Staff Attitude Survey. We are rated strongly on a number of areas including teamwork, communication and engagement.
Equality remains at the centre of all Trust policy making, service delivery and employment practice with all employees being given equality of opportunity to develop, apply for promotion and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.
The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. The Trust also closely monitors recruitment activity, training and development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.
As a service provider the Trust ensures equality of access and delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for patients ethnic and religious differences and needs.
Relocating to Southampton
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|Location:||United Kingdom Hampshire Southampton|
|Salary:||£79,860.00-£107,668.00 GBP per year|
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