Staff Nurse - Interventional Radiology - Band 5

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a change in nursing career, a new challenge or new focus...... then look no further!!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Radiology Staff Nurse to develop their skills and knowledge by joining the expanding nursing team in the Interventional Radiology Department.

This dynamic department provides a wide range of ultrasound, x-ray and CT guided diagnostic and interventional treatments . The unique and varied nature of the specialty means that there is always something new and interesting to learn. Due to the diversity of patients who attend for treatment, the radiology nurse has the ability to care for a wide range of patients of all ages, from emergencies, medical, surgical, vascular, oncology, renal and urological specialties. The radiology nurses are vital team members, fulfilling the scrub, circulating and recovery nurse roles, they have the ability to transfer these skills to the theatre environment when required, as well as organising the patients' pre and post-procedure care. This role also includes working in CT to cover for interventional procedures.

The Radiology Department comprises a small team of nurses who work alongside the larger multi-disciplinary team including Radiographers, Radiologists, Radiology Assistants, Health Care Support Workers and Administration Staff.

Main duties of the job

This position would allow for role expansion in areas such as cannulation, venepuncture, safe sedation of patients, and undertaking delegated consent. The unit is committed to the training and development of staff so further development in this role would be encouraged.

There is an opportunity to train to become proficient at undertaking skills such as scrubbing , receiving and recovering patients .

We are seeking to recruit a professional, outgoing, caring, adaptable, dedicated individual to join our team, our aim is to provide excellent patient care that is adaptable to the patients' needs and the needs of the service as we continue to develop our scope of practice.

About us

Our Trust is situated in the beautiful county of Lincolnshire and is one of the biggest acute hospital trusts in England, serving a population of more than 700,000 people. We provide acute and specialist services to people in Lincolnshire and neighbouring counties. We have an annual income of �643 million (20/21) and we employ nearly 8,500 people.

Our Board have recently agreed a new vision statement - Outstanding Care Personally Delivered - stating their ambition for our Trust to be among the best.

We also have a five year Integrated Improvement Plan setting out how we will achieve our strategic objectives, for patients, services, people and partners, the last recognising that our future success depends on our ability to ensure the Lincolnshire healthcare system is successful in achieving its ambition to help people live healthier lives and provide care closer to where people live.

Our latest CQC report increased our ratings for being effective and well-led from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'. Our rating for caring remained as 'Good'.

This is in recognition of the huge amount of work that our amazing staff have done to improve the quality of care for our patients in recent years.

We are committed to helping our staff balance their work and home lives and ensure they feel supported, valued and appreciated

Job description

Job responsibilities

What should you do next?

Have a look at the job description and if you like what you see then apply today. Dont miss this fantastic opportunity to work with a great team in a supportive environment within a great institution. Your NHS needs you!!!

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse with a current NMC registration
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Evidence of postgraduate qualification.
  • Evidence of commitment to ongoing learning.
  • ENB 998 (Teaching and Assessment) qualification or relevant equivalent experience

Previous Experience


  • Evidence of extended role practice theatre / scrub / aseptic experience

Specific Requirements


  • Has the ability to travel between sites (Pilgrim and Lincoln) should the need occur.
  • Has the ability to participate with on call services
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Highly motivated and self-directed

Evidence of Specific: - Knowledge - Skills - Aptitudes


  • Highly developed professional and clinical knowledge.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Able to demonstrate leadership skills.
  • Open, honest and transparent approach to patient care
  • Is able to identify their own ability recognise their limitations and work safely within this scope


  • Cannulation, venepuncture, IV drug administration, ILS, AIMS course

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust


Pilgrim Hospital

Sibsey Road


PE21 9QS

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