MRI Radiographer

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
To provide a high quality and efficient MRI service for the Trust.

To work as part of a professional Radiography team providing an excellent diagnostic service.

To maintain a safe working environment within the MRI Department.

Main duties of the job

Work to set standards & protocols, functioning in accordance with best practice and in a manner that meets professional, departmental and legal standards and requirements

Assist in more complex MRI examinations under the supervision of senior staff

Organise the efficient control of workflow patterns within the department when acting as a senior of the day, if required.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • BSc Radiography or DCR or other recognised equivalent radiography qualification
  • Registration with HCPC


  • Work towards or hold Post Graduate cross sectional qualification

Knowledge and Experience


  • Minimum of 1 year experience of MRI imaging technique
  • Knowledge of MRI Safety procedures
  • Evidence of on-going professional development and CPD
  • Experience of working in an NHS environment


  • Certificate in Cannulation/Intravenous injections
  • Knowledge of the Radiology Information System, and ability to use it to access and alter patient and examination data

Skills and Abilities


  • Computer skills for patient data and image manipulation for digital modalities
  • Manual handling and basic resuscitation
  • Contrast use and emergency procedures
  • Ability to prioritise workflow through imaging rooms according to clinical needs of patients and to prioritise the needs of different hospital areas
  • Ability to prioritise work of assistants and students
  • PC skills, image appreciation (visual recognition of contrast, sharpness, resolution), ability to estimate distances accurately


  • Cross sectional protocols



  • High level communication skills, often in stressful circumstances
  • Ability to communicate diagnostic information seen on images to colleagues
  • Communication changes in technique and protocols to staff members
  • Flexible, adaptable and assertive
  • Able to work as team member and on own initiative
  • Confident in dealing with patients of all types, including difficult patient types

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)


Weston General Hospital

Grange Road, Uphill


BS23 4TQ

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