An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Qualified Mammographer
to join our busy Breast Care Centre.
We are a friendly multi-disciplinary team committed to providing a first class service to our patients at our base unit and mobile units. The successful candidate will provide an excellent patient experience and high-quality service to all, utilising best practice techniques and personalised empathetic care.
We are committed to enhancing our service and providing opportunities for personal and professional development with everyone supported in CPD.
In addition to holding the Diploma of the College of Radiographers or relevant Radiography Degree, you must hold a UK recognised Post Graduate Award in Mammography or Certificate of Competence in Mammography from the College of Radiographers or willing to work towards which will take approx. 1 year to complete. As part of this role, you will also be travelling around Somerset performing mammograms out on our mobile units, so you will need a valid UK driving licence with the ability and willingness to travel throughout the County.
Informal discussions are encouraged prior to applying - we look forward to hearing from you!Main duties of the job
As a competent and professional Mammographer in the Breast Care Centre at Musgrove Park Hospital, you will be working in the symptomatic breast service and the breast screening services.
A mammographer is expected to produce high quality images in a safe and caring manner. It necessitates working within a multidisciplinary team to provide the highest standards of patient care.
You must have HCPC registration as a Radiographer. A Postgraduate Award in Mammography is preferable, although training will be considered for the right candidate (Band 5 if training is required then Band 6 after qualification gained).
You will also be travelling around Somerset working on our mobile units performing mammograms as well.
We would be delighted to discuss the post in more detail or arrange an informal visit to the department.About usSomerset NHS Foundation Trus
t endeavours to provide development opportunities for those looking to develop a career in the NHS, in both clinical and non-clinical roles. Through our training programmes
, individuals can earn a salary, develop their skills, and achieve a nationally recognised qualification, all whilst contributing towards delivering excellent patient care. We have six active and impactful colleague networks
. These networks provide a safe space for colleagues to share their experiences and learn from one another, but also influence change across our trust:
As an organisation
- Multicultural Network
- Women's Network
- Armed Forces' Network
- LGBTQ+ Network
- Lived Experience Network, for colleagues living with disabilities
- Autistic Colleague Network
the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS Discounts. Somerset
is a rural community served by several Community Hospital sites in addition to Musgrove Park Hospital which is only a short walk from the centre of Taunton. Local to two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, less than 1hr from celebrated secluded beaches of Devon and Dorset. With award-winning schools & rolling countryside it's no surprise that Somerset is the choice for those in search of the perfect work-life balance.Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesWhat we are looking for:
- HCPC registered
- Degree (BSc Honours in Radiography or equivalent qualification)
- UK recognised Post Graduate Award in Mammography or Certificate of Competence in Mammography from the College of Radiographers.
- Experience working in X-ray
- Willingness to take part in a flexible rota
- Team work ethic
- You will need to be able to drive, be willing to travel to our remote locations and have a full UK driving licence
To uphold the Trust values.
To work in the breast care centre and out in and around Somerset on our mobile units. For full details on the role please refer to the job description. Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Radiographer certification
- HCPC registration
- Post Graduate Award in Mammography or Certificate of Competence in Mammography from the College of Radiographers or willing to work towards which will take approx 1 year to complete.
- Full UK Driving licence with ability and willingness to travel across mobile sites as required
- Experience of breast screening in the UK
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Willingness to learn - Continual Professional Development (CPD)
Somerset NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Breast Care Centre, Musgrove Park Hospital
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