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MRI Senior Radiographer

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced, professional Radiographer with a commitment to quality patient care and the drive to work within a high performing team?

If so we invite you to join our friendly and dynamic Radiology Department at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

Due to expansion of the service, we currently have vacancies for a number of enthusiastic Band 6 Radiographers to work in our MRI department. The successful candidate must have at demonstrable post-registration skills and experience in MRI imaging.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will work within the busy MRI department at the main Royal Berkshire Hospital site, participating in service delivery to a diversity of inpatient and outpatient presentations.

There will also be opportunity for rotation to our Community Diagnostic Centre at West Berkshire Community Hospital, where a new state of the art MRI scanning facility is under development.

You must be adaptable and be prepared to work evenings, weekends and on-call as part of seven-day service delivery.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential as is the ability to work effectively, both autonomously and within a team environment.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Diagnostic Radiographers who satisfy the essential criteria of the person specification.

Candidates must be registered with the HCPC.

About us

Our busy Radiology department carries out a wide range of general and specialist examinations, including, Plain film, CT, MRI & interventional procedures.

We have recently been awarded the title 'University Department of Radiology' for our involvement in research and education in conjunction with the University of Reading.

As a progressive teaching department for Radiographers we have established links to universities and actively encourage CPD and role extension, with support available to pursue academic courses and developyour career within a supportive and friendly environment.

Our department offers excellent training and development opportunities with funding available for a variety of courses.

We currently have staff training in Ultrasound, plain film reporting and PG Cert/Diploma in CT and Health Management as well as attendance on a variety of study days.

Applicants must be currently living and working in the UK.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To provide a high standard of MRI imaging and ensure delivery of safe, compassionate and timely patient care.
  • To communicate effectively with clinical, managerial, administrative and ancillary staff in order to ensure a professional and timely service.
  • To act as a role model for the profession and participating in the supervision, training and support of more junior staff.
  • To prioritise and organise the workload in response to clinical need and service demands.
  • The post holder must be willing to work across sites, and to take part in the provision of seven day service delivery
  • To deputise for Band 7 radiographers as required.
  • The post holder is expected to have a broad knowledge of pathology and physiology relevant to MRIimaging.

Person Specification



  • Degree or equivalent in Diagnostic Radiography State registration
  • Minimum of 18 months recent, proven experience post registration


  • Post registration qualification



  • Degree or equivalent in Diagnostic Radiography State registration
  • Minimum of 18 months recent, proven experience post registration


  • Post registration qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road



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