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Diagnostic Radiographer - Scunthorpe

Employer
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Scunthorpe
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
To undertake radiographic diagnostics for the Directorate of Clinical Sciences by participating in a rotational system working within the sphere of General Radiology. This includes on-call, nights, evenings, and weekend duties. The department offers a 7-day service to its stakeholders and it is a requirement that the post holder takes part in this rota and any on-call rotas or shift systems that may be applicable.

The post holder will be based at 1 of the three sites but will be expected to maintain a degree of flexibility should support be required at sites other than the base. If based at Scunthorpe rotation to Goole will be required as part of the role. Community Diagnostics Centres may also offer radiology procedures and the radiographer would be expected to participate in rotas and to travel to work placements at these centres.

Any successful candidate who is awaiting their HCPC registration following qualification will be expected to work as an Assistant Practitioner (Band 4). When HCPC registration is confirmed, then will progress to Radiographer post (Band 5).

Main duties of the job

The radiographer will work closely with other members of the team to ensure the provision of an efficient and effective Imaging service. They will perform imaging examinations in line with current departmental protocols and work to achieve & maintain competencies in diagnostic imaging procedures.

It will be essential that the radiographer maintains a Personal Development Programme and competency to practice.

The post holder will be expected to provide a high standard of imaging and patient care. The radiographer will ensure compliance with the statutory Ionising Radiation Medical Exposure Regulation (IR(ME)R) procedures and undertake the duties of an IR(ME)R Operator. These duties ensure that practical tasks that may influence patient radiation dose or image quality are carried out correctly according to the documented procedures.

Support the training and clinical supervision of student radiographers.

About us

NLAG is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more detailed information, please read the job description linked below.

As a Trust we are keen to offer and encourage flexible working opportunities to address health and wellbeing and work-life balance for our employees, this will have a positive impact on the care we provide.

Flexible working is part of a wider commitment to improve the quality and experience of working life and we recognise that it is a key contributor for the recruitment and retention of our employees.

We therefore support and encourage open conversations around a specific working pattern to suit your work-life balance or a multi-role career, if it works for you and works for the role, we'll do our best to make it happen.

Local flexible working arrangements are developed in partnership between the line manager and employee in order to ensure equality of access to flexible working, as far as practicable, regardless of role, shift pattern, team or pay, based on: patient/service user and staff experience, service delivery and work-life balance of colleagues.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at https://joinnlag.co.uk/

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • oDCR(R) or BSc
  • oHCPC Registration
  • oEvidence of Continuing Professional Development


Occupational Experience

Desirable

  • oDriving License


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Scunthorpe General Hospital

Cliff Gardens

Scunthorpe

DN15 7BH

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208-5327D9-24-1

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