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Radiographer

Employer
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Location
Stevenage
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are recruiting for a Radiographer who shares our vision to be trusted to provide consistently outstanding care and exemplary service to our patients.

We have an exciting opportunity for a general radiographer your role will include plain film, theatre and mobile work, and CT. You will be based at the Lister Hospital but will be expected to participate as required at the Trust's two other hospital sites in Welwyn Garden City and Hertford

We pride ourselves on being a friendly, energetic department. There is a strong culture of team work and staff development, with CPD being actively encouraged and supported.

The department operates a 7 day shift pattern extended working day so a flexible approach to work patterns is essential.

Below is what members of the team had to say about the Radiology department:

A lovely place to work with a great team spirit

A very caring and very diverse and multicultural department who will make anyone who starts to work here feel very welcome

We all work together as a team and help each other as much as we can

Our Values are Include, Respect and Improve. It is important that you understand and refer to our values during your recruitment process and beyond!

Main duties of the job

The department has CR/DR systems, integrated with Carestream PACS and encompass a comprehensive range of equipment including DR general and dental rooms, flat plate interventional room, CT, MRI, Breast Imaging, DXA Scanning, Spect CT scanner and a wide range of Ultrasound services.

The Trust currently has 5 CT scanners and 3 MRI scanners (3T and a new 1.5T). There is a dedicated recovery area for interventional cases in Radiology.

You will rotate within the main departments, theatres and CT departments. CT and cannulation training will be provided.

Flexibility, enthusiasm and a professional attitude to your role are essential.

Students qualifying in June are encouraged to apply. We offer the opportunity to start as a band 4 while awaiting your HCPC registration.

About us

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general & specialist services we provide & our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible & innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.

We run the following hospitals:
  • The Lister Hospital, Stevenage
  • New Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden City
  • Hertford County, Hertford
  • Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood

We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation our staff & patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

We understand that finding and starting a new job is an important life decision. If you need reasonable adjustments for a disability, or a life event, such as menopause - so that we can consider your application fairly & to get the best out of you during the selection process, please let us know.

We are committed to a positive work life balance for our employees. Employees are entitled to seek to work flexible working patterns & we are committed to listen and consider all requests. Such requests, of course, have to be made & considered formally, & will need to be balanced against service needs, but our starting point will always be to find ways to support making them happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification applicant pack for further detailed information regarding this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications/Training

Essential

  • BSC or equivalent in Diagnostic Radiography
  • Up to date knowledge of current radiographic trends
  • Understanding of IR(ME)R legislation
  • Enthusiasm for Radiography


Desirable

  • Interest in technical QA
  • Working knowledge of clinical governance


Previous Experience

Essential

  • No previous experience required other than relevant training


Desirable

  • Some experience using RIS, DR/CR/PACS


Skills

Essential

  • Good communication skills
  • Desire to work as part of team
  • Physically fit


Desirable

  • Recognise limitations
  • Good organisational skills


Knowledge

Essential

  • IT literate
  • Commitment to CPD


Other requirements

Essential

  • Participation in 7 day working shift pattern


Employer details

Employer name

East and North Herts NHS Trust

Address

Lister Hospital

Coreys Mill Lane

Stevenage

SG1 4AB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

361-PLN-6157262

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