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Interventional/MR Rotational Radiographer

Employer
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Salford
Salary
Depending on experience Band 5-6 progression pathway
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a radiographer to join the Interventional/Fluoroscopy Radiology and MR department at Salford Care Organisation. This is a rotational position with the candidate working within a four week cycle.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, patient focused, progressive Radiographer, to join our Interventional and MR Radiology team. Candidates must be good team players and able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, and communication skills.

The post holder would spend time learning new skills within Interventional Radiology, Fluoroscopy and MR. There would be opportunities to learn new skills and advanced techniques to help benefit the patients of Greater Manchester. The successful post holder would partake in our Thrombectomy and Trauma services.

This opportunity is available for those wishing to develop their skills and depending on experience we would accept a band 5 to band 6 progression.

it will also be open to students to apply who are due to qualify this summer

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be required to work as part of an effective team to provide the best patient care.

The successful candidate should be able to Ensure the highest standards of patient care within own area of work.
  • Ensure the highest standards of patient care within own area of work.
  • To become an expert in highly complex imaging procedures that utilise the IR and MR department, and ensure all images obtained are of the highest quality.
  • Ensure radiation protection for all staff, patients and visitors and to advise where necessary, this includes quality assurance of the Radiology machines.
  • Ensure MR safety guidelines are adhered to
  • Assist and support the lead radiographer in safe and effective management of the area.
  • Assist in continually striving to improve the service provided and contribute towards service improvements.
  • Assist with management and leadership of the area and staff working within it.
  • Act as a role model and mentor for junior members of staff passing through the area.
  • Work within a large multidisciplinary team to liaise with specialist nursing staff, Radiologists, Neurosurgeons, and anaesthetists as required.

Due to the departments having such busy services the successful radiographer would be expected to take a vital role in our on call system. All radiographers are expected to support 24/7 working 365 days per year in line with Trust Policy.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

About us

The Diagnostics and Pharmacy Group is part of the Northern Care Alliance (NCA), one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. A place of science, innovation and transformational thinking, the Diagnostic and Pharmacy Group unites Radiology, Pathology and Pharmacy services across the NCA to create a cooperative group committed to delivering safe, consistent, and high-quality care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

In line with the Trusts Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Registration

Essential

  • HCPC registration
  • Diploma/BSc radiography


Desirable

  • Additional evidence of post qualification courses


Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Essential

  • Considerable post qualification experience
  • Demonstrate flexibility (probably in their statement)


Desirable

  • Multi modality experience eg IR
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Well completed statement
  • Have a lead role in any aspect of their current job e.g mentoring
  • Any mention of trust values in statement
  • visited the department to look around (expressed interest)


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Salford Royal Hospital

Stott Lane

Salford

M6 8HD

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

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