Consultant Breast Radiologist

North Bristol NHS Trus
Southmead Hospital, Bristol
Competitive salary
01 Apr 2021
09 Apr 2021
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Consultant in Breast Radiology


Applications are invited for a Consultant Radiologist with a special interest in Breast for North Bristol NHS Trust.

Please note that this role attracts a Recruitment and Retention Premia of £15k over 3 years.

North Bristol NHS Trust

North Bristol NHS Trust is the largest hospital trust in the South West, providing hospital and community healthcare to residents of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. We are also a specialist regional centre for a number of services including Vascular, Urology, Neurosurgery, Renal, Plastics, Burns and Orthopaedics. We are the Major Trauma Centre for the South West region. Our start-of-the-art Brunel Building is one of the most modern hospitals in Europe and we have a strong international reputation for clinical excellence.

Bristol is consistently voted as one of the best places to live in the UK, with a rich history, thriving arts, music, gastronomic and independent retail scenes, excellent transport links and easy access to the spectacular countryside and coastlines of South Wales, Devon, Dorset and Cornwall.

Breast Care Centre

The Bristol Breast Care Centre offers a full digital screening and symptomatic service as well as Breast MR for the screening and symptomatic services, including high risk woman as per the NHSBSP and NICE guidelines. This is the largest screening service in the South West with an eligible screening population of almost 170,000 women.

The candidate will be supporting both the screening and symptomatic services and should demonstrate recent experience in breast imaging within the NHSBSP, be skilful interpreting and performing screening and symptomatic mammograms, ultrasounds, biopsies and wire localisations. The candidate will be expected to engage in teaching and audit activities within the department.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameRachel AinsworthJob titleClinical Lead and Consultant Breast SurgeonEmail addressRachel.Ainsworth@nbt.nhs.ukTelephone numberSwitchboardAdditional contact information

If you wish to discuss further please contact; Rachel Ainsworth, Clinical Lead for Breast Care Services via switchboard.

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The following is applicable for 'At Risk' employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.

Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
If no applicant is appointed from the above 'at-risk' pools, those from the open market will then be considered for shortlisting.
If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel 0117 4141151.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the 'Information for Prospective Employees' attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

We are committed to Equal Opportunity - Job Share Applications are welcomed.

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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