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MRI Senior Radiographer

Sherwood Forest Hospitals 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
We are looking for an experienced and dedicated MRI radiographer to join our MRI team. We will also consider experienced Radiographers who are looking to train in MRI.

This is an exciting opportunity currently based at the Kings Mill site, with the potential for future rotation across all SFH sites. The MRI department will benefit from the introduction of the new state-of-the-art Philips Ingenia Ambition 1.5T system in the next 12 months, within an environment designed to offer the best service to optimize both staff and patients' experiences.

We also have exciting expansion plans underway to increase the MRI service across the Trust over the next 18 months, including the development of our new Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) MRI at Mansfield Community Hospital.

The post-holder will work as part of a team consisting of radiographers, a trainee assistant practitioner, and imaging assistants to provide a 12-hour, 7-day service in the MRI Department. The successful candidate will develop specialized knowledge and expertise to produce high-quality images for diagnosis and treatment, while maintaining high standards of care.

Our service is supportive of advanced practice and leadership development.

Part-time applicants will also be considered

Main duties of the job

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached

About us

Thank you for your interest in this role.

Sherwood is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here and we are the Health Service Journal's Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King's Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients, we also care for you.

We would love you to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached

Person Specification



  • Underpinning theory and professional knowledge acquired through diploma/degree in radiography
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of NHS procedures, policies and guidelines
  • Portfolio to show evidence of continuous professional development


  • Specialist expertise, underpinned by theory and practical experience acquired through diploma/ degree/post graduate study
  • IT skills



  • DCR R or BSc (Hons Radiography)
  • State registration with HCPC
  • Evidence of further study


  • Postgraduate qualification in MRI

Further Training


  • Evidence of competency in IV cannulation


  • Ability to Reconstruct Images



  • Supervisory experience
  • Significant experience as a Band 5 radiographer may be supplemented by short courses + CPD.
  • Evidence of supervising students and support staff
  • Previous NHS experience


  • Teaching skills
  • Experience of working in a department and rotating into MRI

Contractual requirements


  • May have to work extended days in the future
  • To work Saturdays as part of rota

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


King's Mill Hospital


NG17 4JL

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