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Advanced Cardiac Radiographer (Cardiac Catheter Laboratories)

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
As one the largest Cardiology centers in the Northwest, we undertake progressive initiatives in diagnostic and interventional cardiology. As a team we are committed to providing a gold standard of care to all our patients, focusing on a progressive and forward thinking approach to achieve this. Oxford Roadsitewill have 3 new catheter labs main hub Wythenshawe Hospital has 5 catheter labs, a cardiac transplant biopsy suite, and a 6th Hybrid Catheter lab.

We are looking for an enthusiastic radiographer keen to develop their role as a Cardiac Radiographer in terms leadership and management as well as their clinical knowledge. The role will be based at the Oxford site, with collaboration with the WTWA site for single service integration. There will be the opportunity to further develop your knowledge and skills to undertake various procedures performed in Cardiology and develop your management and leadership skills.

In return we offer a safe and encouraging environment for staff development- with a robust orientation program, strong leadership that will provide you with the support and guidance on your professional journey in cardiology in accordance with Trust vision and values.

Main duties of the job

The Catheter Laboratory suite forms part of the North West Regional Cardiology service. It is one of the busiest in the country. We provide a busy 24/7 Primary Angioplasty Service covering the Greater Manchester geographical area.

We are one of the leading centers and cover the whole portfolio of procedures including angiography, angioplasty, CTO, TAVI, and complex pacing.

The catheter labs are run by a close-knit team of doctors, radiographers, nurses and cardiac physiologists. Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team environment is a must. The radiographic team is essential to all cases and particularly relied-upon to advise junior cardiologists with regard to preferred projections and radiation safety. Radiographers are also involved in the performance of adjunct imaging such as intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and optical coherence tomography (OCT). Participation in the 24/7 out of hours, non- residential on-call service in each area is a must.

The successful candidate would be expected to take a lead on education and development. Collaboration with WTWA is a must. Assisting other Band 7's in RPS duties, Governance, Health and Safety and Equipment Maintenance will be required.

This is a Band 7 post

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Scoring system


  • HCPC Registration
  • Broad Range Cardiac Radiography Experience
  • Relevant NHS experience


  • Evidence of leadership role
  • Experience in education role
  • experience in assisting in managerial duties

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Cardiac Catheter Suite

Oxford Rd


M13 9WL

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