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Mammographer - Band 5/6

Employer
North Bristol NHS Trust
Location
Bristol
Salary
£28,407 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a Qualified Mammographer or Radiographers who wish to train as a Mammographer to join our multi-professional team at Avon Breast Screening Unit based at Southmead Hospital in Bristol, and at the Central Health Clinic, Tower Hill, as well as 3 Mobile Screening Units throughout the catchment area. There is also the expectation that staff occasionally rotate through Weston General Hospital mammography suite to assist with symptomatic services.

Main duties of the job

NORTH BRISTOL NHS TRUST

AVON BREAST SCREENING UNIT

POST: Mammographer/ Trainee mammographer

GRADE : BAND 5/6 dependent on experience and training (band 6 Qualified, band 5 Trainee)

LOCATION: Avon Breast Screening Service, Beaufort House, Southmead Hospital, Weston general Hospital and Central Health Clinic, Tower Hill, Bristol + various remote mobile screening units

HOURS: Full and part time posts available

PLEASE NOTE: It is ESSENTIAL that you have a car and a UK Driving licence as working in remote sites on mobile trailers is a requirement of the post holder.

We are a friendly team committed to providing a first class service to the ladies of Bristol, Bath and Somerset at both static and mobile units. Additionally we provide cover for the Symptomatic clinics at both Southmead Hospital and Weston General Hospital. The department supports skill mix and we employ Assistant Practitioners and Radiographers in role extension. The department is committed to 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.

About us

The ability to work in a multi-professional team is essential, as is a commitment to the provision of a high quality service. You will be rotated through all aspects of breast care work, including screening, assessments, biopsies, mobile work and symptomatic clinics. There are also additional admin duties which are to be completed besides clinical work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will need to own your own vehicle, be willing to travel to our remote locations and have full UK driving license.

Interested in joining us? Please contact:-

Mary Wilson, Modality Lead, for an informal visit on 0117 414 7084

Or Email Mary.Wilson@nbt.nhs.uk or Ellie.parcell@nbt.nhs.uk

Person Specification

qualification

Essential

  • Radiography experience


Desirable

  • Experience in national breast screening programme
  • mammography certificate


interest

Essential

  • shows interest in mammography


Experience

Essential

  • Good communication skills
  • shows good team work


Employer details

Employer name

North Bristol NHS Trust

Address

Breast Care Centre

Southmead Hospital

Bristol

BS10 5NB

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