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Advanced Practitioner Mamographer

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
Job summary

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Advanced Practitioner to join our friendly multi professional team to undertake stereo biopsies, vacuum assisted biopsies, and excisions, magseed and wire localisations and mammography. You will have the PG Certificate in Mammography, have also undertaken the X-Ray guided Breast Interventional Biopsy Module and be HCPC Registered as a Radiographer to provide a fully comprehensive breast service to the women of the Wirral.

We are committed to promoting Advanced Practice and have a Consultant radiographer in post as well as Advanced Practitioners

You must be dedicated and committed to providing a high quality service to our patients customers and colleagues and have a flexible approach to working and be part of a team who provide a fully integrated breast service to the women of the Wirral.

Due to the nature of the work this post is open to female applicants only. This provision applies under the sex discrimination act 1975 section 7 (2) (d)

Main duties of the job

To carry out mammography and associated specialist interventional procedures: stereotactic guided core biopsies, vacuum assisted biopsies and excisions, wire and magseed localisations

To write an Radiology report of the interventional procedures performed

To be able to work autonomously, assess, manage and prioritise workload

Attend and participate in multidisciplinary team planning meetings

Undertake personal and developmental audit

About us

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as \competent and caring staff by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of �337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description for further information about the Advanced Practitioner position available at WUTH.

If successful in this role, there is a requirement for you to have a standard/enhanced DBS. This will be paid for by the Trust and then deducted from your salary over a period of 3 month.

Person Specification

Qualifications, Specific Experience & Training


  • BSc in Diagnostic Radiography or DCR
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Mammography
  • X-Ray Guided Breast Interventional Module
  • HCPC Registered


  • Previous supervisory experience of a team of radiographers and support staff
  • Experience of supporting and teaching undergraduate student radiographers

Knowledge and Skills


  • Knowledge of Breast Screening Service
  • Understanding of both the Ionising Radiation (Medical exposure) regulations 2017 and the Ionising Radiation regulations 2017

Knowledge and Skills


  • Understand when to use initiative and when to escalate
  • Ability to make decisions and prioritise under pressure

Personal Attributes


  • Ability to communicate with all levels of staff and adapt to meet the needs of patients
  • Demonstrate empathy and understanding
  • Provide a safe environment for patients and staff alike
  • Demonstrates behaviour and values of WUTH
  • Be an advocate for our patients

Other Requirements


  • Flexible and adaptable in meeting service needs
  • Comply with the Trusts policies of data protection, confidentiality, equality and diversity, Health and Safety

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