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Specialist Radiographer MRI/CT

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for a Specialist Radiographer MRI/CT who shares our vision to be trusted to provide consistently outstanding care and exemplary service to our patients.

You will have MRI experience and ideally some CT experience as well. Based at the Lister Hospital in Stevenage, you will perform a range of MR and CT examinations, and will participate in a cross site rota with our sister site at the new QEII Hospital.

In addition to general MR examinations, there is a fortnightly paediatric session for sedated and general anaesthetic cases and a dedicated session for patients with conditional pacemakers with support from cardiology.

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

We are looking for enthusiastic, flexible, forward thinking and highly motivated radiographers, with good communication skills and team working ethic.

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

We are looking for experienced individuals with proven clinical ability in MR imaging and some CT experience, who have the desire to develop their career and increase their expertise in a modern, well-equipped environment. Training will be provided to support you in your role.

If the ideal candidate wishes to keep up other radiographic skills this can be accommodated.

The Trust currently has 5 CT scanners (Siemens and Toshiba) and 3 Siemens MRI scanners (3T and a new 1.5T).

The department also 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, Nuclear Medicine SPECT, flat plate image intensifiers and a wide range of Ultrasound services.

There is also a dedicated recovery area for interventional cases in Radiology.

The successful candidate will take part in a 7 day working shift pattern.

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 Applicant information pack for further detailed information regarding this role

Person Specification



  • DCR or BSc Diagnostic Radiography Evidence of Continued Professional Development
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development

Previous Experience


  • Experience of a wide range of Imaging equipment
  • Demonstration of ability to make decisions and take responsibility
  • Evidence of supporting role in day to day management of Imaging Department


  • Experience of CT and/or MRI
  • Involvement in Audit and Clinical Governance programmes
  • Experience of supervising student radiographers and junior members of staff



  • Demonstration of organisational skills at departmental level
  • Good verbal and written communication with patients and staff at all levels
  • Ability to work effectively in a team


  • Student Mentor training



  • High standard of imaging skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of radiation safety issues
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development


  • IV cannulation training
  • Red Dot (Pattern Recognition) Study Day

Other Requirements


  • UK Resident
  • To be physically capable of positioning patients and moving equipment
  • To be flexible with work patterns and be able to work outside of normal core working hours
  • Participation in extended working day/week rota

Employer details

Employer name

East and North Herts NHS Trust


Lister Hospital

Corey Mill Lane



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