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Senior Diagnostic Radiographer

East Cheshire NHS Trust
Victoria Road, Macclesfield
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
East Cheshire NHS Trust are looking for an enthusiastic and caring Band 6 Radiographer with MRI experience to join our Radiology Team at Macclesfield District General Hospital.

We are a fully digital department, with 3 Digital General rooms, 2 GE Evolution CT scanners and a 1.5T Siemens Magnetom Aera, alongside a new 1.5 T Siemens Magnetom Altea . We are also in the process of undertaking further service / equipment upgrades, in the form of a Community Diagnostic Centre for plain film and US.

37.5 Hours per week

Main duties of the job

The successful candidates will join our team of Radiographers covering MR, cross-sectional imaging and general imaging. A minimum of 2 years experience as a HCPC Registered Radiographer and enhanced MR experience is desired to apply for this post.

The successful applicants will be expected to participate in a full shift system including on-call.

Based in the foothills of the picturesque Peak District, with excellent transport links to the major cities of Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent, Macclesfield has something for everybody.

About us

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters as part of ongoing monitoring.

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification



  • Qualified Radiographer DCR/BSc


  • Attendance at conferences etc



  • 2 Years full-time post qualification experience
  • CPD demonstrate
  • Wide range of general radiographic experience. Involvement with QA


  • Experience of emergency on-call duties



  • Committed to providing a quality service
  • Able to demonstrate organisational skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Ability to co-ordinate staff and workloads


  • Ability to maintain required level of performance under stress
  • Willingness to adapt to change
  • Demonstrate computer skills
  • Able to self-motivate and motivate others



  • General Radiography
  • CT experience
  • MR experience (min 12 months)

Specific Job Requirements


  • Able to participate in on-call/out of hours work
  • Able to step in at short notice to cover for sickness etc


  • Lives within acceptable distance from the Hospital (ie within 30 minutes travelling time for on-call rota purposes)

Other Role Requirements


  • Please refer to the person specification for further details regarding the role requirements.

Employer details

Employer name

East Cheshire NHS Trust


Macclesfield District

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL

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