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Consultant Gastro Intestinal Radiologist (Colorectal)

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full time - 10 sessions per week (0.2 PA's)
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University Hospitals North Midlands
Stoke on Trent
£84,559 - £114,003 PA
Salary period
27/01/2022 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

From 1st April 2022 all NHS workers in England with face to face contact with patients must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this position.

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

UHNM are looking for a Consultant Radiologist with an interest in gastrointestinal radiology to enhance a team of seven gastrointestinal radiologists and a clinical fellow within a department of 41.5 WTE Consultant Radiologists, to deliver high quality gastrointestinal radiology service and provide clinical leadership in developing gastrointestinal radiology services.

Main duties of the job

The Imaging Department at UHNM is a busy department providing both general and specialist services in diagnostic and interventional imaging which carries out over 700,000 examinations every year. The GI interventional service is provided by the GI radiologists, currently by 4 of the 6 wte. The interventions include percutaneous biliary intervention, nutritional support (RIG, gastrojejunostomies) and TACE.  There is a large population of complex IBD patients who will require fistula mapping and access for distal enteral nutrition.  Image guided biopsies, aspirations and drainages to support inpatients and oncology patients are provided by GI Radiologists as part of the wider body radiology team.  There is expanding service demand for tunnelled line for ascites. 

Working for our organisation

The University Hospital is the main teaching hospital for the Keele University Undergraduate Medical School and there are close ties with the University of Keele and Staffordshire University.

There is a high level of skill-mix within the department and teaching and training of radiographers and junior radiologists is at the forefront. Every year, there are 7 junior radiologists joining the department for their training.  We currently have 28 juniors at all levels and new training facilities.  There are also strong and active connections with Keele Medical School. This brings about many teaching opportunities for candidates.

Research is a growing area of activity. A specialised research team within the department will help support research, studies and collaboration with other centres and the industry.

We are the number one ranked trauma unit in the country and a Consultant job here will provide great exposure to acute body radiology imaging.

Flexible working requests will be considered

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The details job description and responsibilities can be found within the attached supporting documents.

 Interview Date 7th / 8th March 2022


Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Full registration with the GMC
  • FRCR or equivalent
  • Clinical training and experience equivalent to that required for gaining entry on the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register via one of the following: 1. Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) (the proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of the interview) 2. Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) 3. European Community Rights
Desirable criteria
  • Awards/distinctions whilst studying for 1 st degree
  • Academic and extracurricular achievements

Clinical Experience and Training

Essential criteria
  • Radiology Training
  • Good writing and presentation skills
Desirable criteria
  • Management Experience

Professional & Multidisciplinary Team Working

Essential criteria
  • Ability to support the Clinical Director of Imaging
Desirable criteria
  • Ability to teach clinical skills to medical staff and students and other disciplines

Academic Achievements Research Publications

Essential criteria
  • Interest in and willingness to develop teaching abilities and activities
  • Experience of conducting Clinical Audit

Management and Administrative Experience

Essential criteria
  • Commitment to Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development
Desirable criteria
  • Management Experience
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Samavia Raza
Job title
Clinical Director
Email address
Additional information

Dr Ravivarma Balasubramaniam

Consultant Radiologist (Gastrointestinal Imaging)

If you have problems applying, contact

2nd Floor, Springfield Building
Royal Stoke Hospital
Newcastle Road
Stoke On Trent