Medical Technologist - Band 5

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking two motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our Clinical Measurement Team. The work covers the specialty of Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA). Full training and appropriate clinical supervision will be provided. The position would be ideally suited to a graduate who wishes to work within a clinical environment or someone with existing relevant clinical imaging or measurement experience who wishes to broaden and develop their skills. Training will be provided.

Main duties of the job

Carry out a full range of bone densitometry measurements working unsupervised following set protocols.

Checking of details, patient questionnaires and positioning of patients prior to imaging.

Assists patient to transfer to couch, using the hoist with another trained colleague if required.

Perform thermography and capillaroscopy imaging unsupervised following set protocols.

Produce individual reports for each patient, as requested by the referring clinician.

About us

At the RUH we're proud to put people at the heart of what we do, working together as one team to make a difference for our patients, each other, and our community. No matter what your role is, we value everyone's contribution in supporting the exceptional, person-centred care we pride ourselves on.

We are committed to creating a compassionate and inclusive environment. This can be seen in our growing community of staff networks - celebrating successes and creating opportunities to listen and learn. We value our differences, champion kindness and civility, and truly believe that diversity makes us stronger.

A culture of learning, developing and innovating is the thread that runs throughout our whole organisation. We want to support you to thrive, taking your career to its full potential.

We value staff wellbeing, with a well-established programme of support. We believe in a holistic approach spanning all aspects of living a healthy life, including physical, emotional, spiritual and financial wellbeing. We've even got a pool!

We are committed to supporting you and hope you want to join our team. In the meantime, find out more about living and working the beautiful historic city of Bath, learn about our extensive package of staff benefits, and read about how we're providing healthcare fit for the future with the landmark Dyson Cancer Centre and our passion for research.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please find attached to the vacancy a detailed person specification and job description for further information about this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Degree level qualification in relevant healthcare or scientific area
  • BSC or Diploma of College of Radiographers (DCR)
  • Equivalent


  • Completion of NOS Bone Densitometry Training Scheme
  • Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council
  • The Register of Clinical Technologists



  • Proof of Continuing Professional Development
  • Health & Safety good practice at work


  • Professional Standards defined by the College of Radiographers policies
  • IR(ME)R - ionising radiation medical exposures regulations
  • Immediate Life Support

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) .

Employer details

Employer name

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust


Roayl United Hospital

Combe Park



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