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Band 6 Diagnostic Radiographer

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated Band 6 Radiographers to join the Radiology team at the Royal Free Hospital. This post will allow you to build on and develop your clinical skills , with the opportunity to rotate through specialist modalities.

Education and training are key elements of the department. Full training in Interventional Radiology and CT will be given. Rotational radiographers can train and rotate in MRI, a interest in MRI is welcomed.

You should enjoy working collaboratively and aspire to provide the best possible care for our patients at all times.

Main duties of the job

The Radiology Department is currently undergoing a multimillion pound project to redevelop the radiology department. Another multimillion pound redevelopment of the A& E department and A& E X-ray services, including an A& E CT scanner, has been completed. The department actively encourages continued professional development (CPD) and opportunities are available for further training and development, areas such as post graduate study, radiographer reporting and advanced practice.

There are 4 CT scanners which perform complex cardiac and vascular angiography, virtual colonography and specialised hepatobiliary imaging amongst a range of general examinations.The Interventional Radiology and Cardiology department is comprised of 5 dedicated interventional labs. There is a comprehensive interventional service for all specialties within the trust including cardiac, renal, HPB, oncology and vascular. An Artis Zeego multi axis floor mounted angiography unit is located within theatres to provide imaging for complex endovascular cases.

There are 4 Siemens MRI scanners, three 1.5T and one 3T, providing a range of complex services including HPB, Neuro, urology, and vascular imaging.

About us

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A& E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Person Specification

Education & professional Qualifications


  • DCR (R) or BSc Diagnostic Radiography

Royal Free World Class Values


  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values



  • Experience of a diverse range of radiographic techniques
  • Experience performing radiographic examinations working in both theatre and ward environments
  • Experience using PACS and RIS and an understanding of its significance for good service management and patient care
  • Experience dealing with a diverse range of patient presentations
  • Experience of performing Quality Assurance tests and management of a robust QA program


  • oExperience of specialised imaging techniques such as CT, Interventional Radiology/Cardiology or MRI

Skills and aptitudes


  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to prioritise and organise demands for radiology services x-ray, theatres and mobiles
  • Willing to take direction and learn from more experienced colleagues
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of radiation protection methods and legislation for patients and staff


  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of cross sectional anatomy
  • Keen interest in mentoring junior staff and students
  • Cannulation experience
  • IV Cannulation Certificate
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of MRI safety

Personal Qualities & attributes


  • Keen interest and understanding of a range of current and future imaging techniques and practices
  • Demonstrate a respect for and commitment to patient care and safety
  • A commitment to CPD
  • Supportive of and adherence management protocols, policies and operational change
  • Ability to liaise with patients and their relatives or carers using empathy and tact
  • Ability to approach disputes and disagreements in a calm and objective manner



  • Good time keeping skills
  • Clear and appropriate communication skills
  • Tolerance of a wide range of patients and colleagues
  • Presents self as an upstanding representative of both the Royal Free London Trust and the radiographic profession
  • Presentable appearance

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


The Royal Free Hospital



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