Consultant in Radiology - London

Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust
London (Greater)
£76,761 - £103,490/Year
02 Dec 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experience. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping a our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.
We are seeking exceptionally motivated individuals to join our friendly dynamic team. In return for your dedication and hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

197-CONRADX-NOV17Consultant Radiologists Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust invites applicants to apply for Consultant Radiology posts. We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals who are keen to develop new skills and find innovative ways of working to further strengthen the Imaging Services over both Queen Elizabeth and University hospital Lewisham sites. The posts are full time, attracting 10 programmed activities and the successful candidates will need to contribute to the general radiology on-call Rota. Consideration will be given to a part time appointment for those unable or not wishing to work full time. The posts aim to support the general clinical work and sub-specialties set out below. All other sub–specialties will be considered if it complements the skills mix within the department. We are also looking to find innovative ways of working including flexible working, possible weekend sessions and longer days with the purpose to strengthen the imaging service but also ensuring a good work life balance. Interventional radiology To work closely with colleagues from urology, gynaecology, general surgery and oncology delivering a wide range of elective and emergency interventions. The successful applicant will contribute to the further development of the interventional service. The trust is keen and is actively pursuing the possibility of closer links with our local tertiary centres. Breast radiology We provide a symptomatic breast service over the two hospital sites. The successful applicant will work closely with three other consultants with an interest in Breast imaging, a consultant mammographer and the breast surgical teams and provide support for the MDTs.
Nuclear medicine We are looking for a radiologist with an interest in Nuclear medicine (or a nuclear Medicine physician) able to contribute, in combination with an existing radiologist holding the ARSAC licence, to the reporting of general nuclear medicine scans with routine use of SPECT CT. The ability to perform cardiac stressing and therapy for benign thyroid disease would also be helpful. Paediatric Radiology The post will provide support for and lead the paediatric service over both sites, working in conjunction with several radiologists with an interest in paediatrics, and build on links with our local tertiary centres. There is no separate paediatric on call rota and the applicant would be expected to take part in the general on call rota, although dedicated paediatric radiologists who are no longer involved in adult radiology will also be considered. LGT NHS Trust aims to be the hospital of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to improve all aspects of patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce. Our staff are key to the current and future development of our services and have in recent times demonstrated their deep commitment to the trust and the community we serve. By joining us now, you can play a pivotal role in shaping a new organisation that continues to put patient care first and one that takes great pride in our place at the heart of the local community. The Trust employs more than 6000 staff, providing healthcare throughout Lewisham and Greenwich, caring for a combined population of over 5000,000. Lewisham is a teaching hospital of the Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine with a first class reputation for undergraduate and postgraduate training. The successful candidates will also contribute to the postgraduate and undergraduate teaching. The two radiology departments are modern and spacious and both have a programme for replacement of equipment. All applicants must have full GMC registration. They must possess a recognised medical degree and will have been awarded a CCT in Diagnostic Radiology and relevant subspecialty or be within six months of CCT by the date of the interview, and/or be on the GMC Specialist Register. Interested candidates should contact Ms Slee Parrish by telephone 020 3192 6172 or email ( Email address removed ) or Dr Fatima Shah on 020 3192 6571 or email ( Email address removed ); and arrange to visit the departments and to discuss their application further. Further information is also available via the Medical Personnel Department on 020 31926449. Closing Date: 13th December 2017 Interview Date: 25th January 2018 For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Elizabeth Aitken, email ( Email address removed )

Please note that the as part of the application process, you may need to complete a short values based pre-application question. Your responses to the question will impact on whether or not you are able to successfully continue with your application. Please have a look on our website to find out more information before you start the pre-application question. If you are unsuccessful with the pre-application question, it means that you are not in harmony with our values. We thank you for your interest in Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.
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Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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