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Band 6 Mammographer

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Beds & Herts Breast Screening Services are looking to recruit QualifiedMammographers to join our friendly team.

We will also consider a suitable candidate for a Mammography Training Post.

The Beds & Herts Breast Screening Service is one of the largest in the country and provides breast screening and assessment services to women living across Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire. Screening is supported by four mobile units. Assessment and symptomatic breast clinics are held in our modern, purpose built unit (BSU)

The BSU is situated adjacent to the Luton and Dunstable Hospital near the M1, with easy access to main and local rail networks and Luton Airport.

Opportunities for role progression form an exciting part of our continuing service development plan. We currently have 9 Mammographers working in advanced practice including a consultant radiographer.

This role attracts a recruitment and retention premium of 5% of salary per annum, subject to annual review.

We can offer you the chance to join a great team, aiming to provide the best service to our women.

This post has a GOQ under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 Section 7 (2) and is therefore restricted to female applicants only.

Main duties of the job

JOB SUMMARY : To participate in the radiographic operation of the assessment centre, mobile units and symptomatic clinics in accordance with the agreed operational policies of the Breast Screening Services and the National Health Service Breast Screening Programme (NHSBSP)

About us

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services to a growing population of around 700,000 people living across Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas across two busy hospital sites in Bedford and Luton. Both hospital sites offer key services such as A&E, Obstetrics-led Maternity and Paediatrics.

You will be joining a friendly, high performing Trust committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff. As one of the largest NHS Trusts in our region you will have access to a programme of high quality training and development to help you grow your career.

We have state-of-the art facilities placing us at the heart of cutting edge health care. The Trust continues to be committed to delivering the best patient care using the best clinical knowledge and technology available.

Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.

All new staff will be subject to a probationary period covering their first six months in post. Travel between hospital sites may be required.

Please review all documents attached to this advert to ensure you familiarize yourself with all requirements of the job.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see job description and person specification provided. If further information is required, please speak to our contact on advert.

Person Specification



  • DCR /BSc Honours in Diagnostic Radiography
  • UK recognised Post graduate certificate in Mammographic studies



  • Recent Mammography experience


  • Experience of working in a Breast Screening Unit

Communications Skills


  • Empathetic approach
  • Computer literacy
  • Decision making & counselling skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


  • car user/driver



  • Awareness of all legislation relevant to post, including H&S issues and Radiation Protection.

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