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University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata - pa
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive Plain Film Radiographer with good organisational skills to join our Diagnostic Imaging Team at University Hospital of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust (UHDB).

Located right in the center of the UK we are ideally placed within easy driving distance of Birmingham, Nottingham and Leicester with good public transport routes. We are also very close to the Peak District.

Whether you are newly qualified or have experience, we will have something to offer you.

We are seeking a Radiographer to be based at our Florence Nightingale Community Hospital - which is currently undergoing a significant expansion of imaging services as part of the UHDB Community Diagnostic Centres.

Main duties of the job

You must be suitably qualified as an HCPC State Registered Diagnostic Radiographer with a BSc (Hons) Degree in Diagnostic Radiography or equivalent. You will be able to display excellent interpersonal skills with a caring patient centred and flexible approach to work. The work will be based at FNCH and will assist in covering our 7 day service at this site.

We have DR equipment which has recently been replaced and we are also installing a new dedicated Chest X-Ray room.

As a progressive teaching department for Radiographers we have established links with universities and actively encourage CPD and role extension, with support available to pursue academic courses and develop your career within a supportive and friendly environment.

We are a QSI accredited department.

They may be requirement for you to move between our UHDB sites, dependant on service need.

Closing date of applications: 29 February 2024

Interview date: 14 March 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments per day.
  • We are the 4th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person Specification



  • HCPC Registered and relevant radiography qualification


  • Further Courses Attended

Communication Skills


  • Evidence of good communication skills

Team Working


  • Evidence of working in a team


  • Radiographic skills in all areas

Experience and Knowledge


  • Experience of working in a similar acute setting and awareness of clinical governance
  • Evidence of patient care

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Florence Nightingale

London Road



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