Diagnostic Radiographer

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year PA pro rata
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Student Diagnostic Radiographer who is due to qualify in 2024 or a Qualified Radiographer looking for a new challenge?

We're offering fantastic opportunities for qualified Radiographers looking for a new challenge or final year Student Radiographers to secure a permanent Band 5 post in the Imaging Directorate at the University Hospitals of North Midlands (UHNM) on the General Modality Team.

As a member of the General Modality team you will be joining a team of approximately 60 band 5/6 Radiographers, 8 Assistant Practitioners, and 15 Imaging Department Assistants working at the Royal Stoke site. The team are friendly and welcoming to those that are new to the area and have a great social network.

We have 10 x-ray rooms predominantly DR with an equipment replacement programme in place to move to being fully DR. Additionally we have 9 Image Intensifiers to support the busy workload in the operating theatres. You will rotate through all General Modality areas including in-patients, out-patients, MSK, theatres, mobiles, fluoroscopy. You will participate in the Red Dot system and you will be contributing to a 24/7 roster with enhancements for duties worked out of hours that boost your salary.

Main duties of the job

Successful applicants will have access to bespoke support from one of our qualified and experienced Radiographers who will be a dedicated mentor and will support your transition from student to qualified practitioner or help you settle into a new role as a qualified Radiographer, including an in-depth induction to working at the Trust followed by a dedicated in-depth preceptorship program.

At UHNM Imaging we pride ourselves in the breadth of our clinical workload and expertise. Our involvement in research is both established and growing, with the support of dedicated Research Radiographers. As a newly qualified Radiographer, our Band 5 role will offer you the chance to consolidate your knowledge and skills whilst gaining extensive experience within our large Imaging Department.

The UHNM Trust prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career and life skills. The imaging directorate is committed to offering you support and opportunities for your own development to prepare you for future opportunities.

Full time and part time applications will be considered.

About us

Our mission to provide the very best health care includes recruiting the best people. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

The location of the UHNM has great access to local amenities and transport links, being close to the M6 and A50, and lies centrally between Manchester to the North and Birmingham to the South. Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool are all reachable within an hour, as well as the Peak District and the Roaches. House prices in the area are competitive.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached JD and PS for further details or

If you would like to discuss this post, please contact:

Danielle Wooliscroft

Person Specification



  • BSC Diagnostic Radiographer
  • HCPC registration


  • In house training



  • Recent Clinical Experience in a Busy Imaging NHS environment
  • Experience in Trauma and Theatre Imaging
  • Practical Experience of CR/DR Radiography
  • Experience of QA monitoring.
  • RIS/ PACs


  • Adverse incident reporting
  • Red dot



  • Work under pressure
  • ability to organise and prioritise


  • Audit participation



  • participate in 24/7 service.
  • proficient in English communicative language


  • working in a multidisciplinary team

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke University Hospital

Newcastle Road



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