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Specialist Cardiac Radiographer – maternity leave cover

Barts Health NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Are you a dynamic, enthusiastic, experienced Cardiac Catheter Lab Radiographer looking for the opportunity to join a friendly, hard-working, ambitious and highly skilled specialised team?

Do you possess the professional and personal skills needed to become part of a strong multi-disciplinary department and relish the challenge of working in Europe's biggest cardiovascular centre?

Are you eager to develop your specialist knowledge and skills working alongside some of the most influential and innovative Cardiac specialists and researchers?

If so, joining the Barts Heart Centre Radiography department may be the correct move for you. We are currently seeking a Band 6 Specialised Cardiac Radiographer to join our team for a period of 12 months full time to cover maternity leave. The post will be based within the Cardiac Catheter Lab environment, covering a range of Cardiac procedures - electrophysiology, pacing, structural, and coronary intervention.

Main duties of the job

The aim of this role is to provide high quality, effective Imaging services within Cardiology including Cath Lab Angiography (electrophysiology, pacing, structural, and coronary intervention), Cardiac CT, and Cardiac MRI (rotation weighted according to service requirements). The post holder will work closely with Radiographers, students and clinical staff of all grades in providing safe, prompt and effective imaging

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • The post holder will work to the highest standards and act as Practitioner for Cardiac radiography in accordance with Ionising Radiations (Medical Exposure) Regulations IR(ME)R (2017). A state registered Radiographer the post holder will ensure that adequate training is delivered to all Radiographic staff.
  • To perform a wide range of specialised radiographic procedures across a variety of complex clinical presentations and pathologies, to the highest of standards of patient care.
  • To work adaptively and innovatively, and work with other members of the multi-disciplinary team to implement improvements and development of the service.
  • To operate a variety of Information technology systems to a high level, including the Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) and Radiology Information System (RIS) and ensure that all data inputs are accurately recorded in order to maintain the integrity of data for both patients and the service.
  • To provide timely professional support to colleagues and other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • To work in a Cath Lab weighted rotation, but maintain Cardiac Imaging modality rotation where required.

Person Specification



  • Demonstrable evidence of expert Cardiac radiographic experience.
  • Experience of working with junior staff and students.



  • Portfolio of evidence of advanced professional development/training and education for Cardiac radiography. This may include post graduate specialist training equivalent to Master's level
  • Evidence that knowledge of Cardiac imaging techniques is up to date
  • Portfolio of evidence of advanced professional development/training and education for Cardiac radiography. This may include post graduate specialist training equivalent to Master's level Evidence that knowledge of Cardiac imaging techniques is up to date. Evidence of the ability to critically analyse Cardiac radiography practice and role development/training potential.



  • BSc or Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography
  • HCPC State Registration

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


St Bartholomew's Hospital



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