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Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Radiographer to join our friendly, multi professional, dynamic team who are committed to delivering an excellent service with the focus on patient care in the Wirral Breast Centre based in Clatterbridge Hospital. Screening and symptomatic examinations are carried out at the Clatterbridge site with a screening only service provided at our satellite unit based at St Catherine's Health Centre in Birkenhead.

We have 3 GE Pristina mammography units at Clatterbridge and a recently installed GE Pristina at St Catherines

You will ideally have the PG Certificate in Mammography and be HCPC Registered to provide a fully comprehensive breast service to the women of the Wirral. Radiographers interested in training are welcome to apply and if successful will be appointed on a B6 Annex 21 paypoint

We are committed to promoting Advanced Practice and have a Consultant radiographer in post as well as 3 Advanced Practitioners undertaking Interventional procedures: stereotactic biopsies, magseed insertion, VAB/VAE, wire localisation . We are also introducing CESM to aid the diagnosis and treatment of ladies who attend this department. We encourage post graduate learning with regular CPD sessions, attend MDT meetings, and the opportunity to attend conferences.

Due to the nature of the work this post is open to female applicants only. This provision applies under the sex discrimination act 1975 section 7 (2) (d)

Main duties of the job

  • You will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of a high-quality service and maintaining high standards of patient care.

    You will be expected to:
    • To carry out mammography and associated assessment within the Breast Care Unit/St Catherine's BSU for both symptomatic and NHSBSP services.
    • To carry out specialist procedures/assessments within the Breast Care Unit for symptomatic and NHSBSP patients whenrequested.
    • To assist the radiologists and clinicians in the timely delivery of the NHSBSP Breast Cancer services at Wirral Breast Centre.
    • Set and promote high standards of patient care.
    • Be responsible for own professional development.
    • Have good interpersonal skills to support effective communication
    • Maintain a clean, tidy and appropriately equipped workspace.
    • Exhibit high standards of professional behaviours at all times.
    • Maintain the correct patient records and statutory radiation records.
    • Participate in CPD studies, QA programmes, audit and mandatory training.
    • Support the Lead Radiographer in striving to provide a world-class service.

About us

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as competent and caring staff by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of �337m.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description for further information about the Mammographer position available at WUTH.

If successful in this role, there is a requirement for you to have a standard/enhanced DBS. This will be paid for by the Trust and then deducted from your salary over a period of 3 month.

Person Specification

Qualifications, Specific Experience & Training


  • BSc or DCR in Diagnostic Imaging
  • Registration with HCPC as a Radiographer


  • Post Graduate Certificate in Mammography

Other Requirements


  • Ability to travel across 2 sites


  • Registration with HCPC as a Radiographer

Knowledge and Skills


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to develop own skills and knowledge
  • Contribute to the development of others


  • Able to communicate emotional, sensitive issues with empathy and sympathy

Personal Attributes


  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Dedicated to providing high standards of care.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail

Employer details

Employer name

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Clatterbridge Hospital


CH63 4JY

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