RADIOLOGY

Radiology

Radiology departments across the UK have one of the biggest shortages in the NHS but also have one of the highest levels of patient care at their heart. Imaging in the UK is without doubt one of the most technologically advanced health services in the world with the option for international doctors to migrate into their chosen subspecialist area after integrating into the NHS. The departments that we work with tend to be the most diversely cultured and most welcoming to international doctors which helps making your relocation more personal. A radiologist coming to the UK for their first role in the NHS can expect to take up a general role with the potential for them sub specialise once fully integrated and comfortable within UK hospitals.

What is required to be a Radiologist in the UK?

One of the most prestigious and most highly regarded post graduate qualifications which allows you to gain GMC registration is the FRCR qualification. Once this is completed you would have no problem in securing a consultant position in the UK with the option to gain specialist registration and become a permanent consultant. For junior doctors looking to take their first steps into the NHS and developing their career as a radiologist, PLAB is the alternative to FRCR. With this exam you would be able to gain GMC registration and are more likely to start your career in the UK as a speciality doctor. You would still have access to CESR programmes but it will take longer to complete compared to a doctor having FRCR.

What our experts have to say:

“My advice to any Radiologist looking to relocate to the UK would be to fully understand the reasons why you are looking to work in the NHS and use that to determine the best options for you. Some trusts will not offer the highest salary but will offer the best training schemes and the best career development. Other trusts will offer a very attractive salary but wont offer the training and development that other Trusts can do. Either of these points may be suited to you and your requirements but it is always best to carefully research any hospital before accepting any offer. I am here to support you and finding you the best possible position that suits your needs.”

If you think that a career in the UK or Ireland is the next step for you then why not send us a CV and Register top right or check out some of our current vacancies below.

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Consultant Radiology (Paediatrics)

£70000 - £103000
London
Fixed Term

The Post

BDI Resourcing need a Consultant Radiologist with a specialist interest in Paediatric Radiology to join a London NHS Trust.

This is a replacement post, primarily to support the Paediatric and Neonatal Services for the population served by the Trust, but with a commitment to general Radiology workload. 

Post Duties and Responsibilities 

The successful candidate will be expected, in conjunction with their colleagues, to provide a comprehensive radiology service to the London NHS Trust. 

The post may be flexible to some degree based on workload and activity. Team work is very important.

The post holder will support and work closely with the Clinical Director, Radiology Head of Service, Lead Nurse and Radiology Operational Managers.

In addition, he/she will be required to:

  • Provide effective clinical leadership for all staff in the service through positive collaboration with colleagues.
  • Undertake such other duties as may be identified to meet the needs of the service.
  • Take part in a consultant rota for emergency duties and to provide, on a reciprocal basis, emergency cover for colleagues during periods of absence.
  • Carry out teaching duties as required and take an active part in the Postgraduate Medical Education programme and in the teaching of junior medical staff. To be involved in the education of nursing staff, General Practitioners and other clinical professions.
  • To attend regularly Radiology teams meetings and MDT’s, including providing cross cover for the other sites.
  • Have continuing responsibility for patients in his / her care and for the proper functioning of the department.
  • Have a good understanding of UK guidelines particularly regarding the consent of patients, risk management and pre and post IR procedure patient’s management.
  • Take part in team, department, regional and national audits.
  • Be involved in research where appropriate.
  • Participate in the management of the Imaging Service as appropriate.

Post Requirements

  • FRCR
  • A pass in IELTS or OET
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Consultant Interventional Radiology

£70000 - £103000
North West
Fixed Term

The Post

BDI Resourcing are seeking a motivated, hard-working and friendly international doctor for a Consultant Interventional Radiology post located in a North West of England NHS Trust. 

The hospital is located within a major UK city, with excellent transportation links to the rest of the country and excellent-quality schools.

Duties of the Post

  • The provision, with Consultant colleagues, of elective and emergency Interventional radiology services, with responsibility for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illness, and the appropriate functioning of the department.
  • Out-of-hours responsibilities, including participation in the Consultant Interventional Radiology on-call rota.
  • Cover for colleagues' annual leave and other authorised absences.
  • Professional supervision and management of junior medical staff.
  • Contribution to undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education activity.
  • Participation in medical audit, the Trust’s Clinical Governance processes and in CPD.
  • Managerial responsibilities where appropriate.
  • To maintain a safe and healthy environment for patients, visitors and staff.
  • To ensure that all duties are carried out to the highest possible standard, and in accordance with current quality initiatives within the department and the area of work.
  • To comply with the IR(ME)R 2000.
  • To comply with the requirement of the Data Protection Act 1998, in line with the Trust’s policies.
  • To comply with the policies, procedures and accountability arrangements throughout the Trust for maintaining accuracy and probity in the recording of the Trust’s activities.
  • To comply with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in line with Trust Policy.
  • To comply with Trust policy on the implementation of Working Time Regulations (1998, 2007 amendment).
  • Responsibility for undertaking the administrative duties associated with the care of patients and the administration of the department.

Post Requirements

  • FRCR
  • A pass in IELTS/OET
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Consultant Breast Radiologist

£70000 - £100000
London
Fixed Term

The Post

We are seeking a dynamic Consultant to join a London NHS Trust Breast Unit. 

The candidate should be competent in the full range of skills expected of a modern breast radiologist and keen to learn new techniques and develop the breast service. The team are a cohesive and friendly breast imaging team and put a great deal of effort into creating a positive work environment.

The local symptomatic service receives all new referrals directly to multi-disciplinary one-stop clinics and diagnoses approximately 400 new breast cancers per year. The imaging team is key to this pathway, supporting our surgical colleagues with information sufficient to reassure or diagnose patients. This role extends to incorporate the acquisition of tissue for histopathological diagnosis in the majority of cancer cases, completing disease staging and guiding decision making for the wider MDT to support patients through their treatment and ongoing post-therapy surveillance.

Consultant breast radiologists are expected to contribute fully to the work of the breast unit, including participation in MDT meetings, audit, research and teaching. 


 

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Paediatric Radiology Consultant

£77000 - £105000
East Midlands
Fixed Term

The Post 

BDI Resourcing are seeking a Paediatric Radiology Consultant to provide general and specialised service to Paediatric patients using all modalities (plain radiographs, fluoroscopy, CT, MR, Ultrasound, post-mortem, skeletal surveys, nuclear medicine). 

The department has newly installed, awarded-winning PACS which allows streamlined, efficient and trouble-free reporting, efficient running of multidisciplinary meetings and effective teaching/training. It is designed to allow radiologists to perform the vast majority of their workload from a single application. It also allows for remote reporting, and this is something that the department will support if candidates are interested in this method of working.

The department is unique in its flexibility and wide-raging specialisms and services offered. This means that interested candidates are able to adapt and tailor their job-plans as per their interests. Thus, any successful candidate’s job-plan can be purely dedicated to paediatric radiology (including both general and sub-specialised paediatric radiology) but can also include scope for adult radiology practice (again, both general and specialised).

Post Requirements

This post requires full FRCR and a pass in IELTS or OET.

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Consultant General Radiology

£76000 - £106000
South East
Fixed Term

The Post 

BDI Resourcing several international doctors for Consultant Radiology posts with Cross Sectional experience. 

You will join an outstanding, forward-looking and friendly team.

The successful applicant will provide a full range of general radiology including CT, MRI, plain film and ultrasound. and non-vascular intervention sessions are available. Participation in multidisciplinary team meetings is also expected. There will also be the opportunity to further sub- interests. The will be part of the registrar supported on-call for general radiology (currently 1 in 10.5).

The post is located within an excellent part of the UK - just a 40 minute drive into offers access to the beautiful countryside.

Post Requirements 

This post requires FRCR and a pass in IELTS or OET. 

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Consultant General Radiologist

£76000 - £106000
East Midlands
Fixed Term

The Post

BDI Resourcing are looking for several motivated and enthusiastic Radiologists to join a Midlands NHS Trust. 

The department have close working relationships with the surgical, gastro-enterology, transplant and oncology departments and equally close working relationship with the trauma and orthopaedics, rheumatology, sarcoma and oncology departments and are actively involved in multidisciplinary clinical, research and educational activities. The Imaging Directorate is ISAS accredited and the Trust is a Major Cancer Centre and a Major Trauma Centre.

The successful candidate will join a strong multidisciplinary team and provide specialist and general support to the workload of the department. The department is well equipped with state-of-the-art machines.

Post Requirements 

  • FRCR
  • A pass in IELTS/OET

 

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Consultant Breast Radiology

£70000 - £103000
London
Fixed Term

The Post

BDI Resourcing are seeking a motivated, dedicated and friendly international doctor for a Consultant Breast Radiology post.

The successful doctor will join a cohesive team of four Consultant Radiologists and a Consultant Breast Clinician in a dedicated breast unit for symptomatic and screening services. You will also be delivering diagnostic and Interventional Radiology services. 

Key Duties of the Post

  • Support and ensure the efficient functioning of the department and breast imaging service 
  • Cover for colleagues' annual leave and other authorised absences 
  • Professional supervision and management of junior medical staff
  • Contribution to undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education activity 
  • Managerial responsibilities where appropriate 
  • To maintain a safe and healthy environment for patients, visitors and staff 
  • To comply with the policies, procedures and accountability arrangements throughout the Trust for maintaining accuracy and probity in the recording of the Trust's activities 

Post Requirements

  • FRCR
  • A pass in IELTS/OET
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Consultant Interventional Radiology

£76000 - £106000
East Midlands
Fixed Term

The Post

Applications are invited for a Consultant Interventional Radiology post to support a sustained increase in the Interventional Radiology service at a Midlands NHS Trust. The expansion is to meet increased demand for elective and emergency IR services. 

All Consultants are expected to contribute a proportion of their time to the General departmental workload and provision of a second subspecialty is encouraged but not mandatory. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Out-of-hours responsibilities, including participation in the Consultant Interventional Radiology on-call rota.

  • Cover for colleagues' annual leave and other authorised absences.

  • Professional supervision and management of junior medical staff.

  • Contribution to undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education activity.

  • Participation in medical audit, the Trust’s Clinical Governance processes and in CPD.

  • Managerial responsibilities where appropriate.

  • To maintain a safe and healthy environment for patients, visitors and staff.

  • To ensure that all duties are carried out to the highest possible standard, and in accordance with current quality initiatives within the department and the area of work.

  • To comply with the IR(ME)R 2000.

  • To comply with the requirement of the Data Protection Act 1998, in line with the Trust’s policies.

  • Responsibility for undertaking the administrative duties associated with the care of patients and the administration of the department.

Post Requirements

  • FRCR
  • A pass in IELTS/OET
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Consultant Cardiothoracic Radiologist

£76000 - £103000
South West
Fixed Term

The Post

We are currently looking for an enthusasitic and dynamic team player for the appointment of a full-time, Permanent Consultant Radiologist with an interest in Thoracic imaging at a South West hospital's imaging department. 

Post Responsibilities

1.The post holder will be a member of the thoracic radiology team based in Wythenshawe hospital but supporting the whole Trust, acting as a source of advice for consultant colleagues and general practitioners.
2. Develop good working relationships with professional colleagues within the Radiology Department, the Trust, primary care and with Regional Specialty colleagues.
3. Support Trainees, Radiographers and Sonographers in delivering the thoracic radiology service to patients.
4. Adopt, where relevant, the guidelines and protocols produced by the Royal College of Radiologists and local approved Trust guidelines.
5. Will be responsible for presenting the results of radiological investigations, or ensuring that colleagues present those results to required MDTs.
6. With Thoracic Service Leads, and other senior staff in radiology, the post holder will determine the department’s direction with reference to Trust tertiary services and patient needs.
7. Will participate in the 1 in 12 consultant-led on-call service in Radiology which is being re-designed as part of the merger of UHSM and CMFT.

Salary 

The salary scale is as per the Terms & Conditions of Service as set out in the Consultant Contract 2003. The current scale is £76,761 rising to £103,490 per annum, for 10 programmed activities per week. Any agreed extra programmed activities, and on-call requirement will be paid in addition to the basic salary.
Pay progression will be on the anniversary of appointment and is subject to satisfactory participation in annual appraisal, the completion of a job plan review and agreed personal objectives as set out in Schedule 15 of the Terms and Conditions.
Starting salary will be determined according to the terms and conditions as per the Consultant Contract 2003. Where a candidate has service in or outside the NHS which they feels should be taken into account in determining the starting salary, this will be considered following the offer of appointment by the AAC.

Annual Leave

Your annual leave entitlement is as per Schedule 18 of the Terms and Conditions. At least six weeks’ notice is required before taking annual leave. Numbers of Years of Completed Service as a Consultant.

Post Requirements

  • FRCR 
  • A pass in IELTS/OET
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Consultant Breast Radiologist

£73000 - £103000
East Midlands
Fixed Term

The Post

Applications are invited for an NHS Consultant/Locum Consultant Breast Radiologist for an NHS Trust located in the Midlands. 

 

There is an expectation that the post-holder will offer general radiological expertise and take part in routine work in the department. The department would be flexible in accommodating secondary areas of interest.

As a diagnostic radiologist you will be encouraged to further develop your CT, MRI, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine/PET, Fluoroscopy, Interventional expertise etc. This Trust will allow you to work flexibly to allow you to thrive. 

On call: Currently 1:4-8 plus additional payments depending on intensity and frequency

Responsible to: Clinical Directorapp

Reporting to: Radiology Head of Service

Annual Leave

Your annual leave entitlement is as per Schedule 18 of the Terms and Conditions. Approval of annual leave will be sought in writing at least 6 weeks’ notice before the first day of the proposed annual leave.

Consultants who have undertaken up to, and including, 7 years’ service as a Consultant

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Consultants who have undertaken more than 7 years’ service as a Consultant

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Duties and Responsibilities 

The Appointee will be expected, in conjunction with his / her colleagues, to provide a comprehensive radiology service to United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) to the highest standard. From a base to be agreed provide reporting services to other sites within the trust. Any successful candidate may be expected to work on other sites within the Trust as required.

The post may be flexible to some degree based on workload and activity. Team work is very important. 

The successful applicant will support and work closely with the Clinical Director, Radiology Head of Service, Lead Nurse and Radiology Operational Managers.

In addition, he/she will be required to:

  • Provide effective clinical leadership for all staff in the service through positive collaboration with colleagues.
  • Undertake such other duties as may be identified to meet the needs of the service
  • Take part in a consultant rota for emergency duties and to provide, on a reciprocal basis, emergency cover for colleagues during periods of absence
  • Carry out teaching duties as required and take an active part in the Postgraduate Medical Education programme and in the teaching of junior medical staff. To be involved in the education of nursing staff, General Practitioners and other clinical professions
  • To attend regularly Radiology teams meetings and MDT’s, including providing cross cover for the other sites
  • Have continuing responsibility for patients in his / her care and for the proper functioning of the department
  • Have a good understanding of UK guidelines particularly regarding the consent of patients, risk management and pre and post IR procedure patient’s management
  • Take part in team, department, regional and national audits
  • Be involved in research where appropriate
  • Participate in the management of the Imaging Service as appropriate

 

Audit

The Radiology Directorate has an established audit programme with monthly clinical governance meetings regarding Clinical Radiology, in which you will be required to attend and participate. The programme is intended to be multidisciplinary whenever possible and also incorporate Trust-wide audit topics


Post Requirements

  • FRCR 
  • A pass in IELTS/OET
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