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Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 a year p.a. inc.
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other allied health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking Radiographers to join our diverse and enthusiastic Radiology Team due to the continuing expansion of our Imaging Service. Our Band 5 Radiographers are promoted to Band 6 upon achieving competency in all Plain Imaging areas and CT. You will gain excellent opportunities to develop your career within our modern, well equipped and supportive Radiology Department.

We are a fully DR department with wireless PACS connectivity in both theatre and mobile imaging. Our Department consists of six DR Plain Imaging rooms, a Fluoroscopy suite, two CT scanners, two MRI Scanners, a symptomatic Mammography department, DEXA unit and six non-obstetric Ultrasound rooms. We provide Radiographers and Image Intensifiers to up to three theatre lists daily, including Trauma & Orthopaedics, Urology and Endoscopy. Radiographer rotation includes supporting Outpatient Clinics at a Healthcare Centre in the Olympic Park, Stratford. We are committed to providing a safe and supportive working environment with development and progression opportunities equally accessible to all. We are seeking Radiographers who share our values and are committed to ensuring a safe and efficient service providing high quality imaging and care.

Main duties of the job

As a Band 5 Radiographer you will be expected to rotate through all Plain Imaging areasand participate in the (paid) on-call and out of hours service, following an appropriate induction period. You will actively participate in the Radiographer red dot and commenting system for ED Plain Imaging and the NG tube commenting system following training and assessment. After gaining experience and competence in Plain Imaging, Fluoroscopy and DEXA you will undertake full CT training in order to progress into a Band 6 role.

The department has an excellent track record for supporting CPD and actively encourages new and extended roles. Our commitment to ongoing training and professional development has secured excellent career progression for staff currently in the department with a well-established and continually growing team of Advanced Practice Reporting Radiographers. Post graduate education and training is supported and encouraged, with current staff completing qualifications in MSK, CXR, MRI, Mammogram and Barium Swallow Reporting, as well as Post Graduate Certificates in all modalities.

About us

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, The City and beyond.

We are extremely proud of the fact that Homerton Hospital has recently attained the highest possible rating of Outstanding from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. In addition, the Trust manages services out of St Leonard's Hospital and the Mary Seacole Nursing Home.

Homerton aims to ensure equality and value diversity, and we are committed to inclusion for all of our staff. This is reflected in our policies, procedures and People Plan. All of our staff are expected to embody our Trust values at all times.

We are also committed, through our Fair Recruitment Standards, to ensuring all applicants are treated fairly.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

Homerton is proud to have been included on the HSJ & Nursing Times Best Places to Work list.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s on this page

The person specification below is not the full person specification, but outlines the criteria against which your application form will be assessed.

Person Specification

Education & Qualification


  • BSc Radiography or Diploma of the College of Radiographers or equivalent
  • State Registration (HPC)


  • Certificate of competency in IV cannulation and contrast administration

Skills and Abilities


  • Demonstrates evidence of excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates knowledge of relevant Radiographic positioning and technique
  • Demonstrates awareness of own abilities and limitations


  • Demonstrates ability to prioritise workload



  • Experience of General Radiography in the NHS
  • Experience of Image evaluation and assessment e.g. Red Dot scheme


  • Demonstrates knowledge and experience of Quality Assurance testing



  • Demonstrates working knowledge of Radiation Protection Legislation
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of Legislation including Data Protection, Information Governance


  • Red dot and other Radiographic interpretation knowledge

Trust Values


  • Demonstrating understanding of Trust Values

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

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Homerton Healthcare


E9 6SR

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