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Diagnostic Radiographer

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£29,828 to £36,311 per annum - includes high cost area supplements (HCAS)
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Together we deliver compassionate, safe care every day and we are looking for an enthusiastic, well-motivated radiographer to join and be a part of our friendly team.

As a new starter you will be provided with a full induction program and allocated a mentor to aid your transition from being a student to a qualified radiographer. In addition, you will have a named preceptor to support you through the preceptorship program. We also have a Practice Educator to support both our students and radiographers with their training requirements.

Main duties of the job

Our band 5 training schedule includes all general areas of radiography, digital fluoroscopy and CT. Other training opportunities will be available to you as they arise. Funded opportunities for CPD are well supported by the department and these include the IV Cannulation and Red Dot courses.

The department comprises general x-ray, A& E x-ray, MRI, Ultrasound, a fluoroscopy unit, an interventional suite, a maxillo-facial unit, and digital mammography. We have 4 CT scanners: a Siemens Somatom, a GE Revolution, a GE Evo and a GE Frontier. We also have 3 community sites at Haslemere, Milford and Cranleigh Community Hospital.

All radiographers have the opportunity to contribute to the training of our students from St George's, University of London and Brighton University.

About us

Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC.

Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.

Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

To work as part of a multidisciplinary team that undertakes all diagnostic radiographic procedures.

To fully participate in out of hours duties where they will be expected to work withinprotocols

Demonstrate levels of responsibility and initiative which support junior staff and students

Be responsible for own CPD and professional and personal development.

The post holder will undertake diagnostic examinations in accordance with IR (ME) R and department protocols. To be responsible for the authorisation and justification of examinations for plain film imaging relevant to the post. To produce images of diagnostic quality using the lowest possible dose.

Person Specification



  • Hold an appropriate professional qualification recognised by college of radiographers
  • D.C.R or BSc in Diagnostic radiography (3 year F/T degree)
  • Registered with HPC (Health Professionals Council)
  • Portfolio with evidence of C.P.D

Knowledge & Experience


  • Radiation protection
  • IR(ME)R 2000
  • Audit
  • Knowledge of CR, PACS & RIS Systems

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Surrey Hospital



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