Interventional Radiology

ST4 & ST5 Sub-Specialty Recruitment

 

Please note, within the Oriel system there are four seperate vacancies listed for sub-specialty Interventional Radiology:

  • ST4 Interventional Radiology
  • ST5 Interventional Radiology
  • ST4 Interventional Radiology (Neuroradiology)
  • ST6 Interventional Radiology (Neuroradiology)

 

Applications are invited from candidates wishing to undertake sub-specialty training in Interventional Radiology.

 

Please note:- Due to a change in HEE policy for advertising Interventional Radiology Sub-specialty training posts, and to ensure parity with other Interventional Radiology Sub-specialty training posts currently advertised Nationally, these posts will be allocated to current HEEYH Clinical Radiology trainees initially, any remaining posts will then be recruited using this vacancy. All applicants whether current HEEYH Clinical Radiology trainees or applicants from elsewhere must ensure they complete and submit their application to this vacancy to be considered for the advertised posts.

 

This post offers a unique opportunity to obtain comprehensive training in interventional radiology (IR). This is part of the Yorkshire & Humber School of Radiology and will be coordinated by the Training leads for IR in Yorkshire and the Humber.

The post will cover all aspects of interventional radiology (to achieve level 2 competency in either vascular or non-vascular IR). Applicants with previous interventional radiology experience are able to apply and will enter the training program at the appropriate ST level. 

The post will have a 3-year duration (including year 6) to fulfil the RCR training requirements for a Consultant Interventional Radiologist as outlined in the Sub-Speciality Training Curriculum for Interventional Radiology. Completion of the RCR core curriculum is required for entry at the ST4 level, together with a clear demonstration of a career focus towards IR. Acquisition of the part 2A exam is a desirable criterion for the post. The program will cover training in all aspects of both vascular and non-vascular intervention.

 

Training in Interventional Radiology will comply with the standards specified in the Royal College of Radiologists 2015 curriculum in interventional radiology.

The qualifications and professional registration requirements plus other eligibility criteria can be found in the person specification.

All interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams in June, date TBC.

Recruitment Timeline

The recruitment process for this post will follow the timeline below:*

Activity

Date(s)

Applications Open

4pm on 6th April 2021

Application Deadline

4pm on 4th May 2021

Longlisting Complete by

17th May 2021

Shortlisting

18th - 27th May 2021

Local Interviews

11th June 2021

External Interviews

8th July 2021

Offers Released          

from 9th July 2021

 

*Please note that all dates are indicative and subject to change.

Vacancies

Health Education England working across Yorkshire and the Humber has the following vacancies:

Programme

Start date

Level

Vacancies

South (Sheffield)

1st March 2022

ST4

2

East (Hull)

1st September 2021

ST4

1

West (Leeds)

1st September 2021

ST4

2

West (Leeds)

1st September 2021 ST5 1

 

All vacancy information is indicative and subject to change at any time.

Applications

Applications will only be accepted through the Oriel online application system.

For guidance on creating an account, registering and submitting your application using the system please refer to the Oriel Applicant User Guide which can be downloaded from the Oriel Resource Bank.

 

The deadline for submitting applications is 4pm on 4th May. After this time no applications will be accepted. There will be no exceptions to this deadline. You are advised to complete and submit your application ahead of the deadline to allow for any unforeseen problems.

Eligibility & Longlisting

Applicants for this post will be required to meet the relevant Clinical eligibility criteria for the appropriate specialty and level. This can be determined using the Person Specification.

It is an applicant’s responsibility to demonstrate that they meet the eligibility criteria. All applications will be assessed against the eligibility criteria during longlisting. Any applications which do not meet the eligibility criteria will be longlisted out of the process and will not progress to the next stage.

 

Please note: By allowing applicants to progress to the interview stage, Health Education England working across Yorkshire and the Humber DOES NOT accept or confirm that applicants meet all eligibility requirements. This includes immigration status, evidence of achievement of core competencies or equivalent, and requisite length of time in training as per the national person specification. This list is not exhaustive, and is applicable to all eligibility criteria.

Applicants may still be withdrawn from the application process at any stage, including after the interviews have taken place, if the evidence pertaining to an eligibility criterion is found to be unsatisfactory by Health Education England working across Yorkshire and the Humber.

Shortlisting

Shortlisting will take place following the completion of longlisting. Where possible we aim to give applicants at least one week's notice to attend an interview. However, unforseen delays in shortlisting mean this is not always possible.

Offers

All offers will be made using Oriel. Oriel can be accessed at https://www.oriel.nhs.uk/ 

Please refer to the Oriel Applicant User Guide which can be downloaded from the Oriel Resource Bank for further information about receiving and responding to offers.

 

Receiving and Responding to Offers

If you are offered a post you will have 48 hours from the time of your offer, including weekends and bank holidays, to decide whether to accept, reject or hold it. You must respond to the offer through the UK Offers System. No other form of response will be accepted.

IF YOU DO NOT RESPOND TO YOUR OFFER WITHIN 48 HOURS, THE OFFER WILL EXPIRE AND THE POST WILL BE OFFERED TO ANOTHER APPLICANT. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE ANY FURTHER OFFERS.

Any offer made through this recruitment process is an offer of an allocation to a training programme; it is not an offer of employment. Offers of employment can only be by an employing organisation following completion of satisfactory pre-employment checks.

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