Band 6 - Mammographer, Radiology

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,503 a year including 5% High Cost Allowance
Closing date
31 May 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We are looking for a band 6 Mammographer to join our radiographic workforce at West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals Trust.
  • Support the Mammography service in St Albans City Hospital
  • Opportunities to rotate through cross-sectional imaging if desire

We are lucky enough to be fully equipped with 2 breast imaging suites, 6 CT scanners, 3 MRI scanners, 10 DR mobiles and 10 DR general rooms.

Looking ahead, we have secured substantial additional funding from Health Education England for Radiographer/Mammographer training and role development. Work is commencing to build a new bespoke interventional suite on the Watford site, which will vastly improve our fluoroscopy services and offer exciting role development opportunities.

Outside of work you'll also benefit from being on good transport links with London (Watford underground), being a short walk into different shopping centres and our department socials.

Main duties of the job

The duties and responsibilities of the post holder include:
  • Leading on breast imaging lists and supporting the mammography service.
  • Being an effective member of the Radiology team, providing a high standard of imaging services to Radiologists and patients.
  • Mentoring junior staff and students.
  • Completing and record keeping of QA testing.
  • Following IRMER17 regulations whilst undertaking radiology examinations to a high standard.

Candidates must be strong communicators who share our trust values.

This post is ideal for existing band 5 & 6 Radiographers looking to broaden their radiographic experience and be part of an established, successful and popular department.

About us

There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust! Major redevelopment works are due for completion by 2025 or soon after. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new.

The trust has recently gained 'teaching hospital' status which reflects the dedicated work of many teams and individuals who have set the standard for delivering high quality training, learning and education at all levels of the workforce.

We encourage and welcome people with disabilities. If you need help, please ask.

We reserve the right to close this advert early due to the volume of applicants. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

If you do not hear back within 3 weeks of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The purpose of this post is to be an effective member of the Radiography team, providing a high standard of radiographic service to Radiologists and patients. Supervision of junior staff and students.

Supporting the mammography and one stop breast services at St Albans.

Engagement with the 24/7 shift system and additional shifts rota.

Person Specification

Your application will be scored against the Job Description


  • Score 0 = does not meet the person specification, 1 = reserved meets some person specification requirements, 2 = Meets all person specification requirements.

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