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Band 5 Radiography Practitioner

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Full-time (37.5hrs/week) . Other combinations will be considered.

To work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide a comprehensive and quality Imaging Service to the Radiology departments at Chesterfield, Buxton and Whitworth Hospitals

Assist with supervision of Assistant Practitioners working in the x-ray department

Assist with day-to-day organisation of the department ensuring efficient work flow

Assist with the management of in-patient workload, liaising with wards and porters as appropriate

Liaise with other members of the multi-disciplinary team both within and outside the Department

Assist with organisation of, and participate in, the department's Quality Assurance programme

Attend and participate in clinical shifts at Chesterfield when required, including evening and overnight working

Participate, if required, with the training and assessment of Student Radiographers from Sheffield Hallam University or Derby University.

Main duties of the job

SALARY RANGE: �28,407 - �34,581 per annum Band 5 positions available (full-time and part-time hours available)This post offers an exciting opportunity for self-motivated Radiographers to broaden experience in a small but friendly district general hospital with rotation to small peripheral hospitals.

We offer a supportive preceptorship programme individually designed with the aim to provide skills, knowledge and confidence to reach your potential. The department is well equipped with four general/ED rooms, two interventional rooms, a cone beam CT dental room, two CT scanners, two MRI scanners and a substantial ultrasound service based in the main department and in the ante-natal department. The x-ray department provides a 7-day, 24 hour service.Buxton imaging department has two general rooms and an ultrasound room open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Whitworth has one general room which is open 7 days a week 8am to 8pm and an Ultrasound department open 5 days a week. Both provide services to the Minor Injuries Unit, Wards, Out-patient clinics and local GPs, carrying out a range of general x-ray and ultrasound examinations. Additional imaging services are planned in the community around chesterfield in 2024.

Own vehicle and full UK driving licence is desirable as we will expect rotation and participation in the community imaging departments.

Applications are invited from final year Radiography students.

About us

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a well performing Foundation Trust serving a population of around 441,000 across the Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales, North Amber Valley, High Peak and North East Derbyshire districts. With a workforce of around 3,800 staff and good financial control, currently operating with a positive financial surplus and was recently rated Good by the CQC following their latest inspection in November 2018.Follow us on Facebook and on Twitter: @hrcrhft @WellbeingCRH @royalhospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Establish and maintain good working relationships with other members of staff and Departments in the interests of patient care.

To maintain confidentiality of information pertaining to patients, staff and other health service business in accordance with the Caldicott guidelines, Data Protection Act and all other relevant legislation and local policy.

To actively participate in the staff appraisal and development process.

Maintain a safe environment by adhering to local infection control policies.

Be familiar with all relevant hospital and departmental Operational, Personnel, Health & Safety policies and procedures.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • BSc (Hons) Degree in Radiography Or Diploma of the College of Radiographers
  • HCPC Registration
  • NHS Experience (Student/Qualified)


  • Evidence of CPD
  • UK driving licence/access to vehicle



  • Broad Clinical Skills


  • Involvement in Practice Development

Skills and Knowledge


  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Broad Clinical Skills


  • Awareness of Health and Safety Inc. IR(ME)R
  • Awareness of current developments within the profession

Employer details

Employer name

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Top Road


S44 5BL

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