Rotational CT Radiographer

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Radiographer, Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Radiology Directorate at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust for a suitably experienced Radiographer with appropriate clinical and leadership skills to take on a Senior Radiographer role, rotating through clinical areas of CT, Interventional Radiology, and General X-ray.

Applicants for this role will have substantial NHS working experience. A thorough comprehension of basic CT examinations and substantial general X-ray experience is essential; and Interventional Radiology experience is desirable.

The successful applicant must be adept at dynamic teamworking in a fast-paced imaging department; be able to prioritise workload; and also work autonomously and independently following defined imaging pathways and protocols.

Main duties of the job

To work as part of a multidisciplinary team with high standards of patient care to provide a comprehensive and efficient 24hr Imaging service following policies and procedures as specified by the Radiology Directorate.

To meet the demands of a modern, busy Radiology department with excellence and leadership.

The post holder will be required to be a first line supervisor to junior and support staff.

About us

We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.

Our mission is to make a difference every day. Our values are that we care, we respect, and we listen

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.

We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.

The salary for the role is only one part of the excellent package of benefits we offer to you:
  • Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • NHS pension scheme membership
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
  • NHS Staff discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
  • Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To assist the radiologists/other radiographers/radiology nurses during patient examinations in the Radiology Department.
  • To undertake all other radiographic duties within the department with supervisory responsibilities as appropriate.
  • To be responsible for the care and comfort of the patient whilst in the department and throughout their examination.
  • To liaise with and maintain close working relationships with other disciplines within the Trust and the Directorate.
  • To ensure a high quality, patient focussed and professional service is delivered at all times, ensuring the care and comfort of the patient whilst in the department.
  • To participate in the radiology shift system, this includes rotation through CT, general x-ray, fluoroscopy, theatre, ED, mobile work and other flexible working commitments (and in the future MR).and rotad shifts to cover weekend, bank holidays and nights.
  • To undertake any tasks for which a radiographer has been trained although normally performed by support staff, which include practitioner, radiology assistant or clerical duties.
  • To undertake radiographic examinations following departmental standards and procedures.
  • To ensure all work areas are kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • To maintain professionally high standards in appearance, hygiene, manner, punctuality, attendance and competence in accordance with HCPC and Department standards.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.
  • If successful this vacancy will require a Standard DBS check at a cost of �21.90. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary

In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of �13.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • DCR or BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography and HCPC registration
  • Evidence of CPD



  • Substantial NHS general Radiographic experience
  • Evidence of CT working and basic scanning competencies


  • Supervisory management of staff
  • Evidence of Interventional Radiography experience

Skills & abilities


  • Good interpersonal; written and oral communication skills
  • Professional attitude to working as part of a caring, multidiscipline team in a pressurised environment

Work related circumstances


  • Commitment to department and colleagues; working as part of a 24/7 shift pattern
  • Willingness to take on additional responsibilities



  • General Radiographic experience; and a knowledge of current trends and Ionising Radiation Regulations
  • Appreciation of the whole Radiology service and it's role in the patient pathway

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