Locum Consultant Interventional Radiologist

  • £93,666 - £126,281k per annum
  • South East
  • Fixed

Join a Trust that puts quality at the heart of everything they do, whether direct or indirect, everyone within the organisation contributes to providing safe and passionate care through its comprehensive range of acute services, to people in North Kent and Southeast London areas. Locum post have arisen for a Consultant Interventional Radiologist to be based at between 2 district general hospital sites, to support Radiology services. The hospital also boasts a newly refurbished Interventional Radiology (IR) Suite which hosts bespoke equipment for all IR procedures and fluoroscopy. With ever-increasing workloads for radiology, cancer targets and increased acuity of the conditions of the patient, rapid diagnosis and IR procedures are very important. Together with its Reporting Hub, the new IR suite will help them to provide the best care for its patients.

The Post

The job plan may be adapted by agreement. The post offered are 11 session job plans based on 9.5 DCC which includes 2 PA’s for on call duties with an allocation of 1.5 SPA related activity. The post holder would join on-call only if he/she is able to support the service. There is a 1 in 20 on-call commitment for the full-time post with overnight CT cover 8pm to 8am provided by Teleradiology service.


Successful candidate will assist in the smooth running and provision of an effective and efficient service. He/she will be expected to take part in the management of the service and attend meetings of the Directorate and other committees that he/she may be appointed to. The post holder may be expected to attend meetings convened by management, which directly affect the work of his/her department. Opportunities to develop or maintain sub-specialist interests will be supported. Duties will include all those duties normally expected of a Radiologist in a similar sized Radiology Department in the United Kingdom. Majority of the appointee’s time will be spent on clinical duties. In addition, the appointee is expected to take part in the formal teaching and ongoing audit programmes within the Directorate as well as a full range of management duties commensurate with this role.

Main Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate leadership through positive role modelling and team working.
  • Provide Radiology service as a member of the Directorate. 
  • Assume continuous commitment for the care of patients, even if employed less than full time and ensure, in consultation with colleagues, that adequate arrangements are made for leave and off duty periods.
  • Promote high professional standards of clinical care for patients, both through direct patient care and by the maintenance of continuing professional development.
  • Work independently and under Consultant supervision as appropriate and supervise others.
  • Take an active role in the management and organisation of the Directorate, including contributing to teaching, research and audit.
  • The post involves a commitment to all aspects of interventional radiology (both elective and emergent settings) including but not limited to:
  • Vascular (angiograms, angioplasty, endovascular management of aneurysms, embolization for bleeding)
  • Hepatobiliary (percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography, biliary decompression, transgular liver biopsy)
  • Genitourinary (nephrostomy, ureteric stent insertion, testicular vein and uterine artery embolization)
  • Gastrointestinal (nutritional support such as gastrostomy, embolization for gastrointestinal haemorrhage)
  • General Intervention (biopsies and drainages)

Working for the Organisation

A bed-base of 550, serves a growing population of around 500,000 and specialties that include day-care surgery, general surgery, trauma, orthopaedics, cardiology, maternity and general medicine.                                                                                                                                       

A medium sized acute Trust offering a range of medical and surgical specialties as well as several regional services (such as urology cancer). Surgeon’s value its dedicated Planned Care Centre and colleagues across the Trust maximise the professional development opportunities available as the founding member of the Guy’s and St Thomas’ Healthcare Alliance.


Uniquely placed for access to London and rural Kent. This means that living and working in the area gives a great choice of places to live and relax. London, Bromley, Canterbury, Bexley, Orpington, Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells are all within easy commuting distance. Each of these areas offers excellent transport links, green spaces and schools.

Essential criteria

  • Relevant NHS experience
  • Higher specialist training in Interventional Radiology
  • Governance experience (REALM / other)
  • MDT participation
  • Teaching / mentoring

Desirable criteria

  • Participation with imaging networks
  • CDC awareness

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next Consultant Radiology role with BDI Resourcing, you’ll have the full support of an expert recruitment team who will assist, as standard, with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS, and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new Consultant in Clinical Radiology role, you’ll then be met by one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you through all the way to starting to your new Radiology role in the NHS including:

  • Document gathering and checking
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care
Nicola Humroy Director

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