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Senior Radiographer Nuclear Medicine

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge Bio Medical Campus
£35,392 to £42,698 a year 22.5 hours worked Monday, Tuesday. Thursday
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
The Nuclear Medicine department at Royal Papworth Hospital is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Radiographer to join our expanding team.

Our busy nuclear medicine department specialises in radiographer led pharmacological stress during radionuclide Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI).

The department has a state-of-the-art GE Discovery 670 SPECT/CT scanner and offer additional nuclear medicine and research imaging.

This is a part time, permanent position of 22.5 hrs per week. Preferably working Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursday

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work alongside our Consultants, Radiographers and Cardiac Physiologists to provide an excellent service to our patients and stakeholders. Applicants should possess effective communication and patient care skills with a flexible, enthusiastic, organised and professional approach.

You must be able to work under pressure with a willingness to undergo further essential training.

If you are a dynamic, enthusiastic radiographer who wants to gain experience in cardiothoracic imaging from a team of experienced radiographic experts then come and join our highly motivated, friendly team.

About us

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK's leading heart and lung hospital, delivering care to more than 50,000 patients a year in its new state-of-the-art hospital in Cambridge. We perform the most heart and/or lung transplants in the UK and carried out the UK's first successful heart transplant in 1979. It also offers emergency heart attack treatment, sleep centre care and is one of just five centres nationally for those in severe respiratory failure.

Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus the largest centre of medical research and health science in Europe the Trust is at the heart of treatments of the future. Royal Papworth became the first hospital trust in the country to be rated outstanding in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission - a rating it still holds today. The Trust holds its values of compassion, excellence & collaboration at its core, and all colleagues joining the team are expected to uphold these in their day-to-day roles & interactions. Royal Papworth is proud of its diverse workforce and encourages people to embrace their individuality.

The Trust values difference and welcomes all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion & belief, sex and sexual orientation. Providing they meet the minimum post criteria, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

On this page you will find a Role Profile which provides information about the hospital and full details about the role. We recommend that you review this and refer to it as you complete your application. Please include how you will meet the Trust Values Compassion, Excellence and Collaboration. If you would like more information about the role or working at Royal Papworth Hospital, please get in touch with the contact for this role.

Person Specification



  • BSc (Hons) in Diagnostic Radiography or DCR (R) or equivalent
  • Current relevant Professional Registration (HCPC)



  • Knowledge of Health and Safety and Ionising Radiation Regulations
  • Previous Nuclear Medicine experience
  • Have experience in, or be prepared to undertake training in, pharmacological stress procedures
  • NHS experience or equivalent in an established Nuclear Medicine and / or CT Unit
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal ability to communicate complex / sensitive issues e.g. reorganisation issues
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to support equality and value diversity in the workplace
  • Effectively prioritise own work and those of others
  • Ability to operate as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to take responsibility to work unsupervised
  • Treat hospital information as confidential


  • Good working knowledge of SPECT/ CT theory and procedures
  • Intravenous cannulation skills
  • College of Radiographers' Competency to Administer IV Injections Certificate
  • Have experience in, or be prepared to undertake training in, DXA scanning.

Additional Criteria


  • Please provide evidence of your commitment to uphold the Trust's values: Compassion, Excellence, Collaboration

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Papworth Hospital

Papworth Road

Cambridge Bio Medical Campus



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